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What Happened to Jamaica? Democratic Socialism in Jamaica and A Tale of Two Islands

October 17th, 2019|

What Happened to Jamaica? Democratic Socialism and A Tale of Two Islands Did you know that in 1971, the United States to Jamaica currency exchange rate was $1 USD to $0.77 JMD, nine years after Jamaica's independence from Britain? In 1992 it was $1 USD to $22 JMD. In 2019 it's $1 USD to $136 JMD. (S [...]

JTOL0100 Inequality – What Can Be Done?

October 6th, 2019|

Social issues with wealth gap, and wealth inequality, and discrimination? Let's solve this?! Part 1 - https://youtu.be/me4fL94yIqI Part 2 - https://youtu.be/7c7ccOHMK8o Topics covered include: If the data shows unequal outcomes, does that mean someone was being treated unfairly, independent of what [...]

JTOL0098 Is Inequality a Problem to Be Solved?

September 13th, 2019|

In the world there is inequality between nations and within nations, between states, between different age cohorts, between individuals in a classroom, individuals within a family... Also available as a podcast. Search for Just Thinking Out Loud in your favorite podcast directory. Photo credit backg [...]