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EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused th ...
 
Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.
 
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Capitalisn't

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Capitalisn't

University of Chicago Podcast Network

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Is capitalism the engine of destruction or the engine of prosperity? On this podcast we talk about the ways capitalism is—or more often isn’t—working in our world today. Hosted by Vanity Fair contributing editor, Bethany McLean and world renowned economics professor Luigi Zingales, we explain how capitalism can go wrong, and what we can do to fix it. Cover photo attributions: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/research/stigler/about/capitalisnt
 
The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, is an educational institution devoted to advancing Austrian economics, freedom, and peace in the classical-liberal tradition. Our website offers many thousands of free books and thousands of hours of audio and video, along with the full run of rare journals, biographies, and bibliographies of great economists.
 
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Radio Davos

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Radio Davos

World Economic Forum

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How do we solve the world’s biggest challenges? From climate change to inequality; the rise of big tech and rapid changes in how we live and work. Radio Davos talks to the people who have the ideas, the passion and the power to make change happen in a way that benefits all of us.
 
All over the world, liberal democracy is getting turned upside-down. Autocratic leaders are using populist appeals, the partisan media and the power of their offices to short-circuit deliberation and consensus. They flout the rule of law, unleash the police on their own people, suppress dissent and attack voting rights. So what can you do about it? Join hosts Will Hitchcock and Siva Vaidhyanathan on Democracy in Danger — a show that puts the illiberal turn in context. Each week Will and Siva ...
 
Economics In Ten is your go-to podcast if you want to learn about the lives, times and ideas of the world's greatest economic thinkers. Each episode is a fun exploration of a famous economist using ten different questions. Presented by Pete and Gav, your friendly neighbourhood economists, with technical support from Nic and music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com
 
In a time of crisis and fast change, this podcast is a space to reflect and learn with change-makers working to tackle inequalities and injustice. We hear about the choices they make, the approaches they take, the obstacles they face and their hopes and dreams in making real change happen. As massive inequalities are threatening our societies and planet, join us to find out how to use this moment to turn the tide and shift power for a more just and equal world.
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the scien ...
 
Ever wondered how automation will change the world? Maybe you puzzle over what India could do to ease traffic congestion, or how China's aircraft carriers will transform Indian Ocean geopolitics? All Things Policy, a daily podcast brought to you by the Takshashila Institution, brings you all the answers. Every weekday, our researchers break down complex economic and geopolitical ideas through the lens of current events. For everyone from the busy executive to the curious student, All Things ...
 
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EQUALS

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The Inequality Podcast

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A PODCAST ABOUT HOPE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INEQUALITY. We meet activists, politicians and thinkers from all walks of life to share stories about how inequality is being fought around the world. Brought to you by Liz, Max, Nabil and Nadia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Who Makes Cents?: A History of Capitalism Podcast is a monthly program devoted to bringing you quality, engaging stories that explain how capitalism has changed over time. We interview historians and social and cultural critics about capitalism’s past, highlighting the political and economic changes that have created the present. Each episode gives voice to the people who have shaped capitalism – by making the rules or by breaking them, by creating economic structures or by resisting them.
 
The Economic History podcast is a platform for sharing knowledge, ideas and new research with a general interest audience. Each fortnight, we meet leading academics in the field and discuss a range of topics, including pandemics, long run economic growth, gender issues, financial crises, inequality, sustainable development and a number of weird and fun economic experiments in history. There is no time like the past to help us understand the present.
 
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Inequality Talks

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Inequality Talks

Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, Aarhus

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Inequality Talks is a podcast from the Economic (In)Equality volunteer group at Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, Aarhus. Through discussion, debate, and interview, each episode explores a different economic concept or policy idea, offering a brief overview for the uninitiated before diving into the complexities of what a given idea could mean, what it might look like in practice, and what all this economics talk has to do with inequality in the first place. This project has been supported by: 'Den ...
 
Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Since 1991, Between The Lines has provided in-depth, timely analysis on a wide range of political, economic and social issues including: the history and consequences of two U.S. wars with Iraq; increasing disparity in wealth in the U.S.; coverage of the global social justice movement and related protests challenging the ...
 
Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Since 1991, Between The Lines has provided in-depth, timely analysis on a wide range of political, economic and social issues including: the history and consequences of two U.S. wars with Iraq; increasing disparity in wealth in the U.S.; coverage of the global social justice movement and related protests challenging the ...
 
The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for political change, offers a range of content which aims to inform, inspire and involve those who want a democratic, inclusive and fairer society that respects human rights and protects the planet. The focus is on fixing the fundamental problems of our time, primarily the extreme economic inequality and the unnecessary financial hardship suffered by millions everyday by developing a political agenda that moves us from here to prosperity. That’s The Real Ag ...
 
UnfairNation is a podcast that discusses our nation's rising inequity and social, political and economic inequality. What it means for you and what you can do about it. Every month we interview one person for 25 minutes to understand their lived experience with inequality. Thanks for tuning in!
 
Audio podcasts of public lectures, seminars and events from the SOAS Department of Economics. The SOAS Department of Economics is a leading centre for economic research. We have a vibrant research culture driven by staff working on a plethora of issues, but we specialise in the study of developing and emerging economies and our work covers an unparalleled range of countries and regions.
 
The Natural Reward podcast will focus on questions of innovation, progress and advancement in the evolution of life. We will discuss the evolution of scientific theories, how to think critically about science, and questions of progress and advancement in technology and human culture. The Natural Reward podcast will cover the philosophy and history of science, evolutionary theory, and economic theory. Music by Christian Bjoerklund.
 
Do you love Fort Worth and care about what goes on in our amazing city? Well, welcome to the 817 Podcast a weekly Monday morning show hosted by two Fort Worthians who banter and dissect the biggest stories in local culture, politics, and business. EJ Carrion tech CEO and Jimmy Sweeney founder of the Grand Berry Theater will host a diverse guest list of local leaders that drive Fort Worth’s future. We believe Fort Worth can be a nationally known destination for innovation, creativity, and eco ...
 
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When the Federal Reserve makes money, where does it go? Turns out, the Fed’s hands are tied—it can’t do anything other than assume that the new money will trickle down into the hands of ordinary Americans through Wall Street’s coffers. And according to journalist Christopher Leonard, that’s put the United States’ economic stability at risk and acce…
 
On the Economy of Well-being Podcast, Dan Rubenstein and Nancy Dyson share their story about their lived experience of the trauma they witnessed at one of Canada's many residential schools that has impacted so many indigenous brothers and sisters. In June of this year a book by Nancy Dyson and Dan Rubenstein was released just as news was breaking a…
 
While the province has been battling the effects of a global pandemic, another public health emergency has continued in towns and cities of Ontario. The opioid epidemic is perhaps the most concerning issue today, as the health sector and municipal governments struggle to respond. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Towns and smaller cities across Ontario already faced affordable housing difficulties. Then came the influx of people during the pandemic, pushing prices way up and supply way down. For some insights on the urgent need for solutions, we invite: Lisa Lance, rental agent and owner of Relocation-By-Lisa; Robin Jones, mayor of the Village of Westport a…
 
Overall, at least 50 percent of the consumer price index in Japan appears to be government controlled, which is reflected in the significant growth of government spending on subsidies.Original article: https://mises.org/wire/japans-inflation-hidden-behind-central-bank-financed-subsidiesThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Co…
 
Flawed as we are and with limited knowledge about the world and ourselves, we might not know what is objectively “best for us long term.” Government planners know even less.Original article: https://mises.org/wire/central-planners-dont-know-whats-best-youThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.…
 
The Federal Reserve now owns $2.6 trillion in mortgages. That means about 24 percent of all outstanding residential mortgages in this whole big country reside in the central bank.Original article: https://mises.org/wire/federal-reserve-keeps-buying-mortgagesThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Sta…
 
After many months of covid stimulus, there's a bonanza in US pandemic profits. But unlike price inflation, these profits really are likely to be transitory.Original article: https://mises.org/wire/how-easy-money-inflated-corporate-profitsThis Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.…
 
Guidance on which masks we should be wearing has changed, and the issue of masking itself remains controversial. We’ll take look at the new advice and other issues related to masks. Plus, how the Biden administration has taken more steps than the Trump administration on immigration — but with less of an impact so far. That and more on The Show.…
 
For entrepreneurs, design is not just lines and shapes and colors and decoration, and it’s not just the look and functioning of a website or a building or another object. It’s a process of advancing from an idea or concept to marketplace realization as a customer-desired new service PR product. In fact, according to Professor Henrik Berglund, entre…
 
A decade ago, the U.S. Supreme Court changed the rules on how businesses could donate to political campaigns. Since then, hundreds of millions of corporate dollars have been spent on local, state, and federal elections, often without transparency. Many CEOs and boards feel this is the only way they can curry favor with policymakers. Dorothy Lund, a…
 
Even in the middle of a pandemic, trickle-down politicians still love to claim that the free market is the best way to resolve human problems and that the government can't be trusted to serve the public good. But when we privatize public health, utilities, and other shared necessities, we hand over control of those public goods—the things that we a…
 
How can we get urgent climate action that is also just? This is the question we explore in Series Two of the People vs Inequality podcast, learning from the stories of change-makers that are turning the tide for climate justice. We are kicking off with one of the most inspiring climate activists of today. Elizabeth Wathuti shows that youth climate …
 
The Philippines recently announced the procurement of the BrahMos cruise missile for its Shore Based Anti Ship Missile Programme. As the first export customer of the system, the Philippines will gain an important capability to counter threats to its interests in the Indo-Pacific. Aditya Pareek joins Rear Admiral Sudarshan Shrikhande(Retd.) and Megh…
 
There are 133 First Nations communities across Ontario but often they exist in isolation, unconnected from the lives of the towns and cities they're closest to. What can be done to improve relations between these communities and their local governments? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
For many years people fled rural Ontario looking for work in the province's big cities. Now the unemployment rate in small town Ontario is around 3 per cent in some places, but the workers aren't moving back the way you'd think they might. We get to the heart of this issue with Ashleigh Weeden, PhD Candidate, U of Guelph, Rural Studies and Gemma Me…
 
Robin Hanson is an Associate Professor at George Mason University and write about all manners of economics, A.I., systems thinking and even aliens. Lyn Alden on the Petro-Dollar: https://youtu.be/sTKObw_-OBY Keith Dicker explains why the US Dollar is King: https://youtu.be/gLmoJYqZuks Jim Rogers on the Rise of China: https://youtu.be/SfLaJtXfx3w Pa…
 
Love it or hate it, but you've definitely heard it: the so-called "smooth jazz" of saxophonist Kenny G. Filmmaker Penny Lane talks about her documentary, Listening to Kenny G with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. They discuss the pursuit of perfection, the power of vulnerability in art, and why Kenny G is loved by the people and reviled by the critics.…
 
Jimmy and EJ have a jampacked episode for listeners! This is a full episode where you want to stick around until the end. They start with CTFI providing $200+ million funding to underrepresented Fort Worthians and then move into school board/ city redistricting. The big story is Panther Island and its boost from the federal government of $403 milli…
 
The internet has become more ubiquitous than ever before. The National Digital Inclusion Alliance defines digital equity as “a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy, and economy.” Sridhar Krishna talks to Raghav Rao, a Digital Innovation Fe…
 
Fareed asks Richard Haass, David Miliband and Anne Applebaum about what Russia really wants with Ukraine. The panel also tackles the deepening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and the fate of Boris Johnson. Then, Rana Foroohar on rising inflation and what it might mean for the long-term global economy. To learn more about how CNN protects listene…
 
With the tax filing deadline of December 31 past us, most of us must have now scored out the return filing exercise from the to-do list. But in this podcast Keerthi Sanagasetti and Sai Prabhakar from the BL Research Bureau, tell you why your job is not done yet. Listen in! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/business-line/message…
 
A convoy of truckers are on their way from B.C. to Ottawa to protest the federal government's mandate for cross-border truck drivers. Until January 15th, truck drivers were exempt from the border requirement to be fully vaccinated to come into Canada from the U.S. The U.S. government has stated it too will soon bring in a similar mandate for its dr…
 
We are witnessing a COVID-19 driven explosion in inequality. This week, Oxfam released its annual report, Inequality Kills, showing that the pandemic is killing at least 1 person every 4 seconds, while the ten richest men have doubled their fortunes during this same pandemic. This is the biggest single increase in billionaire wealth in recorded his…
 
With the prices of everything rising at historic rates, no issue is shaping politics more right now than inflation. Unfortunately for Americans, Republicans in Washington appear no more serious on the Federal Reserve than the Biden Administration.What lessons can be learned from the past? How might the Biden Administration respond? What can be done…
 
Progressive frustration with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema continues to grow, as she voted against changing the filibuster. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, an Egyptian humorist who fled his home country explains why the pandemic hasn’t stopped his comedy. That and more on The Show.…
 
Speaking live from the International Space Station, Matthias Maurer gives a fascinating glimpse of what it’s like to spend months in orbit - what kind of research he’s carrying out - and how the experience has made him care more than ever about protecting our environment.
 
Earlier this month, Russia led Collective Security Treaty Organisation(CSTO) deployed troops to quell widespread unrest in Kazakhstan. The swift CSTO operation achieved its objective and the deployed Russian, Belarusian, Tajikistani and Armenian peacekeepers are already withdrawing. With a fog of uncertainty and lack of information, many questions …
 
In the latest edition of Across the Benches, Co-Director Jennifer Nadel interviews Labour MP Rupa Huq and the former Health Secretary Matt Hancock. They talk about the need for new institutions to encourage cross-party working, their worries about the toxicity of online debate, and their desires to improve the culture of politics.…
 
Filmmakers Derreck Roemer and Neil Graham join Steve Paikin to discuss their new TVO documentary, "Come Clean," which aims to dispel misconceptions about drug addiction. Then, Laird Brush, the executive director of Westover Treatment Centre and Chris and Annie, two of the film's subjects, join in to discuss their experience with addiction and recov…
 
Toronto's medical officer of health Dr. Eileen de Villa joins Nam Kiwanuka to discuss the Toronto Board of Health's decision to ask the federal government for an exemption to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, and why this might help efforts to combat the opioid overdose crisis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
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