Capitalism Hits Home: The Impact of Gender Roles - Care Work, Mass Violence & the Way Forward

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In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad continues to explore the ways our upbringing within gender roles impact our relationship to society, and specifically, why it’s mostly men who commit acts of mass violence. Women traditionally occupy the role of “care worker” and learn to relate differently through the act of caring. Those care occupations, however, are some of the lowest paid and are highly undervalued. Other countries, such as New Zealand and Sweden, are exploring... READ MORE

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Capitalism Hits Home: Where do Gender Roles Come From?

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[S6 E05] New

In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Harriet Fraad traces back the origin of gender roles to the beginning of civilization to explore how and why certain types of work have been historically and traditionally...READ MORE

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Capitalism Hits Home: Inflation & Manufactured Poverty

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[S6 E04] New

In this week’s episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad continues her discussion of the personal effects of inflation. In a country that bombards all of us, even our youngest children, with images of wealth and prosperity as a symbol of worthiness, it is humiliating to struggle to make ends meet. Our culture blames the individual for being stuck in a cycle of poverty, yet...READ MORE

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Capitalism Hits Home: What Are The Personal Costs of Inflation?

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[S6 E03] New

In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad is joined by Prof. Richard Wolff, host of Economic Update to discuss inflation and the collateral damage it has caused Americans. In the first part, Prof. Wolff explains what inflation is and the real reasons behind the rising prices. Dr. Fraad then explains what inflation means to the majority of people. She explores...READ MORE

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Dr. Harriet Fraad on The Barricade

Fraad_on_The_Barricade_2023.01.pngDr. Harriet Fraad joins Maria Cernat on The Barricade to discuss the economic dimensions of human trafficking.

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