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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
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing.
 
This season of Engelberg Center Live! is devoted to the Kickstarter Union Oral History. Featuring insights from Kickstarter employees and organizers, the Kickstarter Union Oral History brings you inside the first unionization of a modern internet company. Past seasons of Engelberg Center Live! contain audio from live events hosted by the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy at NYU Law. Events are focused on the intersection of Intellectual Property, Privacy, Antitrust, and Technology ...
 
Ipse Dixit is a podcast on legal scholarship. Each episode of Ipse Dixit features a different guest discussing their scholarship. The podcast also features several special series. "From the Archives" consists historical recordings potentially of interest to legal scholars and lawyers. "The Homicide Squad" consists of investigations of the true stories behind different murder ballads, as well as examples of how different musicians have interpreted the song over time. "The Day Antitrust Died?" ...
 
Every Tuesday and Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no one else. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. From New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
In this new podcast, AdExchanger editors, hosted by managing editor Ryan Joe, will drill into the week's most urgent headlines. The team will get listeners up to speed on the most pressing recent news in digital advertising, with key background details and analysis.
 
The Contrarian Investor podcast gives voice to those who challenge a prevailing narrative in financial markets. Each episode features an interview with a hedge fund manager, investor, economist or other market participant. The goal is to educate all listeners with an interest in asset allocation and ultimately to provide actionable ideas to the institutional investor community.
 
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. Send your questions to answers@fool.com.
 
Join Barron’s for an exclusive live conversation with journalists and guests. Our editors and reporters will examine the pandemic and its impact on markets, the economy, companies and individuals. Topics include Managing Your Money, The Future of Health Care, What to Watch in the Markets, Tech Stocks, and more.
 
GeekWire brings you the week's latest technology news, trends and insights, covering the world of technology from our home base in Seattle. Our regular news podcast features commentary and analysis from our editors and reporters, plus interviews with special guests.
 
Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hosts in-depth, one-on-one interviews with major technology leaders. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets.
 
Decoder is a new show from The Verge about big ideas — and other problems. Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks to a diverse cast of innovators and policymakers at the frontiers of business and technology to reveal how they’re navigating an ever-changing landscape, what keeps them up at night, and what it all means for our shared future.
 
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem. 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 the 2008 financial crisis, the natur ...
 
A news and information offensive against those responsible for IP theft, privacy infringement losses and tying US rights around global trade deficits with APAC (CCP). They may hide behind carefully layered NGOs, complicit E&C fixer firms to scrub out dissent or competition, but we have you in our sights: Big Tech, Big Media, and King County politicos. Now it's time to tell the rest of the world what we know and see every day and which locals paved the path to hell with other people's informa ...
 
Appleosophy Weekly, the podcast that breaks down the week’s Apple News in a digestible way. Hosted by Appleosophy’s Editorial Team and Podcasts Team, who have in-depth knowledge on Apple and Apple services, including special guests. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/appleosophy-weekly/support
 
Deconstructor of Fun podcast is created by games professionals for games professionals. We explore the business side of games industry with the goal of bringing listeners content that is relevant, insightful and entertaining. The podcast has two forms​ of episodes: 1. This Week in Games (TWIG), which discusses the latest news 2. The in-depth conversations with guests from various gaming companies The podcast is a long-form conversation hosted by (Twitter): Michail "Mishka" Katkoff: @m_katkof ...
 
Explore how today’s international legal headlines will affect your global business on Nota Bene, a weekly podcast for the C-Suite by the Sheppard Mullin law firm. Join host, international competition partner Michael P.A. Cohen, as he and his expert guests explore how the law and trends intersect while providing insights and strategies for succeeding as a global business in this new world economic order. Tune in each week for conversations covering topics ranging from blockchain technology an ...
 
This bi-weekly podcast from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance shares powerful stories of local renewable energy, from mayors discussing their city’s commitment to 100% renewable energy to tales of innovative community owned solar to questions about the the best rooftop solar policy. Join host John Farrell, the director of the Institute’s Energy Democracy Initiative, as he asks if the 100-year-old monopoly market structure for electricity delivery makes sense in an on-demand, distributed ...
 
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As movement continues in the realm of U.S. antitrust legislation, many wonder when new legislation will be officially passed and how it will impact America and the Big Tech industry players. Bill Margeson discusses how this legislation has evolved under the Biden Administration and whether to expect any landmark changes in the near future. Guest Bi…
 
Author and Microsoft executive Glen Weyl talks about radical reforms of capitalism with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Weyl is worried about the concentration of corporate power, especially in the tech sector. But rather than use the traditional tools of antitrust, he has a more radical strategy for reorganizing corporate governance entirely.…
 
GeekWire's Mike Lewis talks with U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal, a Democrat who represents the 7th Congressional District in Washington state, including Amazon’s hometown of Seattle. Rep. Jayapal is also the Vice Chair of the House Antitrust Subcommittee, and the author of a bill that aims to prevent what it calls monopolistic practices by big…
 
Few revolutions in economics have been as under-covered in general literature as the emergence and development of competition theory and policymaking. Political threats to break up the tech giants or restrain Russian gas pipelines make the headlines while academic lawyers churn out textbooks on 130 years of precedent and practicing lawyers test its…
 
Headlines: Apple will let developers accept payment outside App Store, in major concession amid antitrust pressure — The Washington Post Facebook Undercounted SKAdNetwork Conversions For iPhone 12 Users Since February Links: Send us Questions and Feedback Deconstructor of Fun Newsletter Deconstructor of Fun Slack Group Hosts: Mishka Katkoff, Eric K…
 
Employment-related antitrust regulation is intensifying amid a volatile labor market so we've asked David Hamilton and Sarah Motley Stone, two of Womble Bond Dickinson's brightest minds on this subject, to share some insight on the matter. This episode is part of our "Opportunity Economy" series we’re bringing you throughout the rest of 2021 focuse…
 
Colson Whitehead’s new novel, “Harlem Shuffle,” revolves around Ray Carney, a furniture retailer in Harlem in the 1960s with a sideline in crime. It’s a relatively lighthearted novel, certainly compared to “The Underground Railroad” and “The Nickel Boys,” Whitehead’s two previous novels, each of which won the Pulitzer Prize. “I usually do a lighter…
 
How significant were the events of June 1989 in the broader span of recent Chinese history? How does the aftermath of the Beijing massacre help to explain events since then, including what is happening in Hong Kong today? How deep is the state-imposed amnesia about Tiananmen? What is the future of June Fourth Studies? Join authors Jeremy Brown and …
 
Kara and Scott talk about the newest revelation in the Wall Street Journal’s Facebook Files series, Amazon raising their starting wages, and what we’ve learned from the California Recall Election. And Kara reminds us all to update our Apple devices. Plus, Scott gives a prediction on the SPAC market. Send us your Listener Mail questions, via Yappa, …
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Alex Cranz discuss all the products announced at Apple's hardware event this week: iPhones, iPads, the Apple Watch, and more. Keep listening for some gadget news, including Nintendo finally adding Bluetooth audio to the Switch. Further reading: ​​Apple’s iPhone 13 event: the 8 biggest announcements The iPho…
 
Topics covered: Can Supercell Boost Beatstar Into a Major Hit Apple must allow other forms of in-app purchase, rules judge in Epic v. Apple The App Store is the Games Store. Apple should recognize this. Links: Send us Questions and Feedback Deconstructor of Fun Newsletter Deconstructor of Fun Slack Group Hosts: Mishka Katkoff, Eric Kress, Adam Telf…
 
Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls, Company Documents Show. Facebook sent flawed data to misinformation researchers. Instagram's Met Gala 2021 Table Took the Best Class Photo With Meg Thee Stallion, Saweetie & More. Announcing the 2021 Ig Nobel Prize winners. Intuit is buying Mailchimp for $12 billion to focus on small businesses. Rya…
 
Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls, Company Documents Show. Facebook sent flawed data to misinformation researchers. Instagram's Met Gala 2021 Table Took the Best Class Photo With Meg Thee Stallion, Saweetie & More. Announcing the 2021 Ig Nobel Prize winners. Intuit is buying Mailchimp for $12 billion to focus on small businesses. Rya…
 
This week on Decoder we are doing something a little different. We're talking with Charlie Harding, co-host of the podcast Switched on Pop a podcast about pop music, about the state of the music industry particularly as it relates to copyright. The conversation is framed around Olivia Rodrigo's debut album Sour and why she keeps handing out songwri…
 
"El Chapo. The Untold Story of the World's Most Infamous Drug Lord" (Atria Books, 2021) is a stunning investigation of the life and legend of Mexican kingpin Joaquín Archivaldo “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, building on Noah Hurowitz’s revelatory coverage for Rolling Stone of El Chapo’s federal drug-trafficking trial. This is the true story of how El Cha…
 
How can ideas from sociology help us understand history and economics? In Trade and Nation: How Companies and Politics Reshaped Economic Thought (Columbia UP, 2021), Emily Erikson, Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale and Academic Director of the Fox International Fellowship, explores the major shift, which occurred during the seventeenth centu…
 
1047 Games is the developer of Splitgate, a portal-like shooter in beta that has amassed 13 million installs. And now this fully remote team of 40 up-and-coming developers has been laced up with hundred million Dollars to take grow their first game into a household name. In this episode we discuss how they achieved their amazing launch numbers afte…
 
This episode brought to you by the Connecticut Economic Literacy Initiative. The get this podcast without ads or announcements, and a week before regular subscribers, sign up for the premium service through our Substack or Supercast. Michael Green, portfolio manager and chief strategist at Simplify Asset Management, joins the podcast to discuss the…
 
Welcome to the Bridge Policy Download produced by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Today, we’re bringing you a conversation between Matthew Mitchell, Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Equal Liberty Initiative here at Mercatus, and Dr. Bruce Yandle, Distinguished Adjunct Fellow here at Mercatus. They discuss Bruce’s latest ec…
 
Kara and Scott talk about a new report on Facebook’s special rules for their internal list of VIP users, how the Epic v. Apple lawsuit played out, and the House Democrats’ push for a new FTC Privacy Bureau. Also, Facebook stole Ray Bans from Kara. Plus, Friend of Pivot Brian Derrick helps us process the California Recall election and gives some pre…
 
For the next four Tuesdays, Verge senior reporter Ashley Carman will explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning are shaping the future of a variety of industries. In this episode, Ashley talks to AI companies that are working with voice synthesis to see why they are targeting the field of voice talent and podcasting and what cloning y…
 
Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb is the author of Race Unequals: Overseer Contracts, White Masculinities, and the Formation of Managerial Identity in the Plantation Economy, published by Lexington Books in 2021. Race Unequals takes a look at the complex relationship between enslavers and overseers in order to explore the ways in which the “white South” was n…
 
Gene Slater's book Free to Discriminate: How the Nation's Realtors Created Housing Segregation and the Conservative Vision of American Freedom (Hayday Books, 2021) uncovers realtors' definitive role in segregating America and shaping modern conservative thought. Gene Slater follows this story from inside the realtor profession, drawing on many indu…
 
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