Business/Financial

Populist Dialogues - What a Fair trade agreement would look like

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National Organizing Director of Citizens Trade Campaign, Elizabeth Swager, talks with us about corporate trade agreements, like NAFTA, CAFTA and many more. She draws the differences between these agreements and what progressive people and organizations would like. Progressives want policies which are fair and just for the people, no for multi-national corporations. She cites one specific example of how these agreements have elevated corporate rights over human rights.

The Language of Business - Seasonal Businesses

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A nice steady income can be a luxury at times. If you are in a traditional job, you can expect a salary that will last throughout the year, but some businesses are seasonal by nature. Greg Stoller looks at four enterprises traditionally tied to the weather, and looks at how they turn into a year-round endeavor.

The Language of Business - France

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Parlez-vous la langue des affaires? Greg Stoller recently visited the University of Angers in France to talk with several members of the staff and student body. From the value of education to saving and investing trends of French citizens, Greg looks at what makes their economy tick, and gauges their outlook for the upcoming years.

The Language of Business - Pivots

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Every once in a while you have to stop, look up from what you are doing, and decide the best course for the future. Thinking of the big picture is tough when you are mired in the day to day. Hear four stories of businesses that are continually looking for what will help their business and your business get to that next level. Pivots, on this edition of the Language of Business.

The Language of Business - Art

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Running a business well is an art-form. Sometimes that is true not only figuratively, but literally as well. In this episode, Greg meets with four talented individuals who have a foot in both worlds, and do some very different things. How do they use both sides of their brains to make a living? Find out in this edition of the Language of Business!