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Economist: Strong unions needed for prosperity to return

Watch Heiner Flassbeck argue that strengthening labor unions will prevent economic collapse. He is an influential German economist who has taught at the University of Hamburg, a Vice Minister at the German Ministry of Finance, and a director at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

If you don't have time to watch the whole video, his main point is this:

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