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Richard Freeman on Colbert

I have been looking forward to seeing the resurrection of serious political coverage, and finally The Colbert Report returned to the air last night. And it was a wonderful surprise to see Richard Freeman — who taught me labor economics at Harvard — as a guest on the show, explaining what unions do. A topical guest, in light of the writer’s strike.

The full clip of the interview is available here.

Freeman v. Colbert was all Labor v. Capital, and Richard not only held his own, but also taught some labor economics along the way.