The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Two years ago Kevin Phillips warned about the dangers of easy cash, growing debt, and dependence on foreign oil. He explains why he believes we are now in a full-fledged crisis, what led the U.S. to its current predicament, and what can be done to address what he calls the ‘global crisis of American capitalism.’
- Kevin Phillips political and economic commentator. His most recent book is titled: "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism"
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