Robin Hahnel is Professor of Economics at Portland State University. He was a professor at American University for many years and has traveled extensively advising on economic matters all over the world. He is best known for his work on participatory economics with Z Magazine editor Michael Albert.
Hahnel is a radical economist and political activist. Politically he considers himself a product of the New Left and is sympathetic to libertarian socialism. He has been active in many social movements and organizations for forty years.
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with economist Dr. Robin Hanhel about global economic crisis, the sustainability of struggles against privatization (austerity), unjust trade policies and wars. The victories and loses of our struggle for dignity. And why mass solidarity movements are afoot, the revolutionary victories of the 21st century and the opportunities ahead.