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Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes. Join the conversation every Monday and Thursday for interviews with the most interesting minds in finance, economics and markets.
 
In a six-part podcast miniseries, economist James Meadway and journalist Kirsty Styles delve into our economic system, the difference between capitalism and neoliberalism, and how neoliberalism came to dominate modern day economics. From the team behind the Weekly Economics Podcast. "Lively and engaging… To me, it sounded like they were talking a lot of sense" - The Observer Produced by James Shield. Programme editor for NEF: Huw Jordan. Brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the i ...
 
"You are an old man who thinks in terms of nations and peoples. There are no nations. There are no peoples. There are no Russians. There are no Arabs. There are no Third Worlds. There is no West. There is only one holistic system of systems, one vast and immane, interwoven, interacting, multivariate, multinational dominion of dollars. Petrodollars, electro- dollars, multi-dollars, Reichsmarks, rins, rubles, pounds, and shekels. It is the international system of currency which determines the ...
 
Zero Squared is a philosophy podcast from Zero Books. Zero publishes radical philosophy, aesthetics, film theory, experimental fiction, and anything else that smells faintly of the avant-garde. Our books aim not only to demonstrate how philosophical ideas are relevant to every day life, but also to change the terms of it. Douglas Lain is the host of this podcast and the publisher of Zero Books. He hosted the Diet Soap podcast out of this feed for five years. Zero Squared will continue the tr ...
 
Pundits Pub is "America's Public House" where YOU become the pundit. We'll discuss the major political, social and cultural issues facing the American People today. Pundits Pub is a feast for the mind, a special place to relax with a cocktail, or your favorite soft drink, and maybe have a few laughs while we discuss some pretty darn important issues. Bracing for the intellect, invigorating your artistic soul, Pundits Pub is your alternative multi-media destination.
 
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.
 
Conservative ideas are no longer welcome on most college campuses—or anywhere else. If you are a conservative student or professor, or just interested in the conservative intellectual tradition, this podcast is for you! Join Johnny Burtka and James Davenport for in-depth conversations with leading thinkers on the most important issues facing conservatism.
 
"Unauthorized Disclosure" is a weekly podcast hosted by Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola. It focuses on issues and topics that are overlooked or pushed aside by the more mainstream media. The hosts champion adversarial journalism. Guests featured are often rarely heard or unheard voices. Or they are voices who we think can benefit from a space to have conversations, which allow for dissent and the unpacking of unpopular ideas.
 
Pope Lonergan is a comedian, Quaker, drug addict and creator of 'Pope's Addiction Clinic' and 'The Care Home Tour'. In this podcast he’ll bang on about something that’s interesting him. AS RECOMMENDED BY STEWART LEE. “Plimmin’ and Lompin’ is a very honest piece of conversation [that’s] captivating, even when it teeters towards the nauseating” ~ Robin Ince (The Big Issue) "Outrageous material [...] matched by a rambunctious delivery" ~ The Guardian "From fearless and funny to heart-stoppingly ...
 
An interview series on the unholy mess of crypto User Experience and what can be done about it, NOW. Wanna support the Mess Adoption podcast? Gitcoin Grant: https://gitcoin.co/grants/644/mess-adoption?tab=description Join the Community here: https://t.me/messadoption Donate Crypto to: MessAdoption.eth
 
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How can we reduce the harm from dangerous products like cigarettes and other drugs? NYU professor Ray Niaura joins the show to talk about harm reduction policies. We discuss government interventions like sin taxes, warning labels, and advertising restrictions on cigarettes, as well as how we should think about new smoking alternatives like vaping. …
 
In Special Episode 2's celebration of 100 episodes, Curious Task host Alex Aragona pointed to Episode 60 with Eric Schliesser as one of his favourites, so we're re-releasing it! In this episode, Alex Aragona speaks with Eric Schliesser as he explores the history of the term "neoliberalism," its eventual evolution, and what neoliberalism means today…
 
In this recording of a Live Interview for Patrons from 7/22, we discuss the scheduled shock doctrine of global sporting events like FIFA and the Olympics and how they use the PR spectacle of sports––and the emotional blackmail of "supporting athletes"–– to enhance security states, displaced the poor, loosen environmental and labor restrictions, and…
 
Subscribe on Patreon and hear this week's full patron exclusive episode here: www.patreon.com/posts/54144257(Teaser)We mark the occasion of Jeff Bezos' spaceflight with a look at the last few decades of increasingly pro-capitalist space policies that made it possible, and the lobbying efforts of the so called "NewSpace" movement that won them.Runti…
 
James Meadway joins PTO to talk about his forthcoming article for Open Democracy on the end of neoliberalism. We talked about why James believes that we're witnessing a transition away from neoliberalism and towards what some are calling authoritarian capitalism, why the left needs to focus more on the high point of globalisation of the early 2000s…
 
There is much disagreement about what being a neoliberal actually means. It's generally believed to be a philosophical view that a society’s political and economic institutions should be robustly liberal and capitalist, but supplemented by a constitutionally limited democracy and a modest welfare state. But that certainly leaves room for much inter…
 
Architecture and urbanism have contributed to one of the most sweeping transformations of our times. Over the past four decades, neoliberalism has been not only a dominant paradigm in politics but a process of bricks and mortar in everyday life. Rather than to ask what a neoliberal architecture looks like, or how architecture represents neoliberali…
 
Well over a century of US intervention has shaped Latin America in disastrous ways. Historian Greg Grandin discusses that history, and the region's ongoing fight against imperialism and neoliberalism. Every Saturday at 1 PM ET, Ana Kasparian and Nando Vila broadcast live from the Jacobin YouTube channel. Weekends features free-flowing and humorous …
 
Former Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda (“KK”) – who led his country in the wake of independence from colonial rule – recently died. A pan-African giant, he pursued efforts to boldly pursue equality at home and fight for liberation across the African continent. Max Lawson and Nabil Ahmed have an amazing chat with Dr. Grieve Chelwa on what President…
 
This Money on the Left/Superstructure teaser previews our seventh premium release from Scott Ferguson's "Neoliberal Blockbuster" course for Patreon subscribers.For access to the full lecture, subscribe to our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/MoLsuperstructure. If you are interested in premium offerings but presently unable to afford a subscrip…
 
Author and activist Marianne Williamson joins Jacobin to discuss the Democratic Party’s rot, her presidential run, and why capitalism makes us all so miserable. Matt Bruenig of the People's Policy Project also joins us to discuss the benefits of monthly checks from the government. Every Wednesday at 6 PM ET, The Jacobin Show offers socialist perspe…
 
We take a close look at where we are in the pandemic going into fall, between the CDC's partial guidance rollback this week, escalating discourse over "vaccine mandates" and "the problem of the unvaccinated," and an open question: will the Biden administration do anything at all?As always, support Death Panel at www.patreon.com/deathpanelpodnew Dea…
 
This week, Grace speaks to Adrienne Buller and Ben Braun. Adrienne is a senior research fellow at the think tank Common Wealth, and Ben is a political scientist at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies. They recently co-authored a paper entitled ‘Under new management: Share ownership and the rise of UK asset manager capitalism‘. With …
 
When you think about building a new home, obviously you think of various constraints regarding land, labor, and raw materials. But, of course, you can't build a new home without other basics, like windows, sinks, and bathtubs (or showers). And, just like everything else, these are now in short supply. On this episode, we speak with Trey Northrup, l…
 
Air Date 7/28/2021 Today we take a look at the legacy of residential schools for native children in the US and Canada. We hear some of the voices of victims, from those looking to establish truth and reconciliation and some thoughts on what it would really take to get a full accounting of this genocide and its impact through generations. Be part of…
 
Maxximilian Seijo, Andrés Bernal and Scott Ferguson plunge into the latest Disney Plus streaming series, Loki (2021) as part of their ongoing examination of Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). For all its deliciously queer aesthetic & political potentials, they argue, Loki represents another MCU tragedy about the promise & perpetual …
 
Inflation is once again at the center of political debate. Dan interviews Tim Barker to put monetary policy in its historical and class war context. Reading: Preferred Shares by Tim Barker phenomenalworld.org/analysis/wage-share email digradiopod@gmail.com for PDFs of the following two articles: The Vietnam War and the Political Economy of Full Emp…
 
What doesn’t mainstream economics “get” about Africa? What is the future of the state itself in Africa? And how much should we really be focusing on corruption within Africa? Max and Nabil have a riveting conversation with Pan-African feminist Crystal Simeoni – who is Director at Nawi: Afrifem Macroeconomics Collective (which is well worth checking…
 
ETAO PODCAST, EPISODE 114. UNBEATABLE is a rhythm game, and an adventure game, and it’s serious about being fully both. More than that, it’s a game about the emotional truths of music, and of being in a band, and a piece of art about the connection between making art and doing crimes. In this episode, to get at some of those truths, Andrew Tsai, RJ…
 
“To be free is to be white, and to be white is to be free. In this reading, therefore, freedom and race are not just enemies but also allies”. That’s my guest today, the historian Tyler Stovall on the idea that animates his new book White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea. It was an idea, Tyler says, that “kept him awake at night”. We talk abo…
 
*Please enjoy this free version of the "Unauthorized Disclosure" podcast.* Joining the "Unauthorized Disclosure" podcast this week is Ann Wright and Matthew Hoh. Ann is a retired U.S. Army colonel and State Department diplomat who was part of the small team that reopened the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan in December 2001. She eventually resign…
 
Doug speaks with Robert Fatton, author of The Guise of Exceptionalism, on the assassination of Haiti’s president and the long history that led to this sorry pass. Behind the News, hosted by Doug Henwood, covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global. Find the archive here: https://www.leftb…
 
We spoke to Xuandi Wang of Sixth Tone on his work covering Youth in China, their alienation, alternative lifestyles (on real-life communes or in digital spaces) that are emerging, and the general state of mental health on the Chinese internet. For more with Xuandi, we highly recommend his reporting in Sixth Tone, which you can find here: https://ww…
 
You can't talk about supply chains without talking about warehouses. Basically everything we buy at some point eventually sits in a warehouse. But warehouses themselves are changing. Whereas at one point, they were simple and straightforward — goods come in before getting trucked to retail outlets — today they're massively complex, thanks to e-comm…
 
Air Date 7/24/2021 Today we take a look at the messaging wars over abortion and reproductive justice more broadly as well as the politics of supporting full abortion rights and the likely restrictions coming at the hands of the Supreme Court. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript BestOfThe…
 
Hi, I’m Sukhraj Singh from Sikh Archive and welcome to the 28th episode of our Podcast series of conversations with historians, authors, academics, researchers and activists on topics related to their areas of expertise on Sikh or Panjabi history. In this episode we are joined by Jasdeep Singh, who is the editor of Trolley Times, which is the offic…
 
You may love Bugs Bunny, but you will never own him. That's the thesis of SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY (2021), which sends Bugs and LeBron James through a tour of WarnerMedia's intellectual property while never letting you forget that its WarnerMedia's intellectual property. "Th- th- th- th- that's bad, folks!" PLUS: Vanity Fair in the '20s, Jeff Bezos …
 
Clay Routledge and John Bitzan conducted a survey of college students to assess their perception of viewpoint diversity and campus freedom; human progress and beliefs about the future; and student attitudes toward entrepreneurship, capitalism and socialism, and how college is influencing their views. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out in…
 
Lisa Heschong's book Visual Delight in Architecture: Visual Delight in Architecture (Routledge, 2021) examines the many ways that our lives are enriched by the presence of natural daylight and window views within our buildings. It makes a compelling case that daily exposure to the rhythms of daylight is essential to our health and well-being, tied …
 
We discuss widely cited and highly suspect assertions from Johns Hopkins surgeon Marty Makary that the only children vulnerable to covid-19 are those with "pre-existing conditions," and examine his history of writing anti-Medicare for All airport books. But first, we discuss Jeff Bezos' sort-of-spaceflight.As always, support Death Panel at www.patr…
 
This week, Grace speaks to Ed Miliband, former leader of the Labour Party in the UK and current Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. They discuss how to fight inequality and climate crisis in the wake of the pandemic and his new book, Go Big: How to Fix Our World. You can support our work on the show by becoming a…
 
In this deep dive on sustainability within the food industry, Toby identifies three key trends –resilience, disclosure and consumer awareness – driving changes within the food industry generally. He discusses Innovation Forum’s recent detailed study on smallholder farmers, responsible for a very large amount of the world's food supply. The report h…
 
What makes some cities world class? Increasingly, that designation reflects the use of a toolkit of urban planning practices and policies that circulates around the globe. These strategies—establishing creative districts dedicated to technology and design, “greening” the streets, reinventing historic districts as tourist draws—were deployed to buil…
 
Over the past year it's become clear that traditional economics doesn't necessarily do a great job of accounting for real world problems like transport gridlock or irrational decision makers. For instance, sawmills' first response to the Covid crisis was to cut back production because they were scarred by the memories of the 2008 housing bust. Cont…
 
Air Date 2/4/2020 Today we take a look at the past, present and future of behavior modification from worms to pigeons to prisoners, and finally, internet users. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com MEMBERSHIP (Get bonus content and ad-free episodes) SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: A History of Persuasion with Lar…
 
Why Chinese influence in New Zealand is an opportunity to pioneer an anti-CCP and antiracist policy. Why the Roosevelt Doctrine is really an attempt to save Woodrow Wilson. Writing about objects too big to write about. Republicans are using China to kill democracy. The problem with "punching left" on Cuba. Also this episode: What's wrong with inter…
 
"America's 50 best cities to live in," reveals USA Today. "These rising U.S. cities could become the top places to live and work from home," reports CNBC. "The best U.S. cities to raise a family," lists MarketWatch. Over and over again in American media we hear stories centered around ranking, judging and analyzing the rather vague concept of a cit…
 
Friend of the show and co-host of the Rare Candy podcast Glen Rockney joins the boys to discuss the career of who we think is the best American filmmaker to emerge in the 2010s, S. Craig Zahler. Discussing all three of his films — Bone Tomahawk, Brawl in Cell Block 99, and Dragged Across Concrete — the trio pinpoints the artistically interesting fo…
 
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