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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 ...
 
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.
 
Will Covid-19 reshape the global economy or simply shrink it? What are nations doing to protect jobs and businesses from the fallout, and what will the long-term consequences be for labor markets, global supply chains and government finances? On Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders—the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management—we combine reports from Bloomberg journalists around the world and conve ...
 
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.
 
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
 
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 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.
 
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!
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Money Talks is an immensely popular program that has everything to do with money. How to make it, how to spend it, how to grow it, and how to avoid letting it get away. Well-known, well-connected, articulate and knowledgeable, Michael Campbell is one of Canada’s most respected business analysts. Join him weekly for a full length show and daily for Campbell's Comment. If it has to do with money, finance, investment or the economy you will hear about it on this podcast.
 
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 ...
 
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 American Compass mission is to restore an economic consensus that emphasizes the importance of family, community, and industry to the nation’s liberty and prosperity. The American Compass Podcast features live and recorded conversations with experts to help policymakers and subscribers navigate the issues that will define the future of the conservative movement.
 
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 ...
 
Social Europe Podcast contributes to the public policy discussions addressing the most pressing political and economic issues of our time. We use the values of freedom, sustainability and equality as the foundation on which we examine issues in politics, economy and employment & labour. We are committed to publishing cutting-edge thinking and new ideas from the most thought-provoking people.
 
Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters ...
 
Conversations about projects and research undertaken by scholars at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University. Hosted by former New York Times journalist and current CASBS research affiliate John Markoff. CASBS brings together great minds to generate new knowledge to address wicked problems and significant societal challenges. It is a place where diverse thinkers collectively produce transformative outcomes that none could produce independently. ...
 
Help Me 2 Understand is a podcast where women give their voices to issues of social justice, political activism, giving back and more. I'm your host, Felicia Garland, and I want this to be a place where honest conversations can happen. We live in an age of political and social divisions, global warming, economic inequality, racial tension, and a breakdown in many of our social structures. And that was just this morning’s news. It's overwhelming and confusing. I know I want to make a differen ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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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In the first of a short series of episodes, Helen and David do their best to answer your questions about anything and everything. Here, it's the geopolitics of vaccines, Germany as a 'useful idiot', the Great Game in the 21st century, oil prices, green finance and the risks and rewards of 'Japanification'. Next week, they tackle UK politics and the…
 
Last week, Hamilton city council voted in favour of moving forward on a $3.4 billion offer from the federal and provincial governments for a light-rail transit system. But many are still unconvinced the city either needs or can afford to operate this system. To discuss this, we welcome Hamilton city councillors Judi Partridge and Maureen Wilson; an…
 
Remember learning humans use 10% of our brains? That's 100% false! Our brains are always active and actually have limits. Author Annie Murphy Paul and neuroscientist Peter Reiner join us. And, Massachusetts drug recovery centers are giving drug users a second chance to rebuild their lives. WBUR's Martha Bebinger has the story of one longtime drug u…
 
After a dismal summer last year, the demand for day camps and sleepaway camps is up. The president of the American Camp Association explains what the camp experience is like this summer. And, the Supreme Court ruled comments a cheerleader made about her school on social media were protected speech under the First Amendment. NPR's Carrie Johnson dis…
 
A new world of medical entrepreneurship is growing. Concierge and cash-only practices, walk-in cash clinics, medical tourism, and cost-sharing plans are just a few of the ways free-market approaches are changing the landscape. Our expert speakers will discuss several of these developments, and more.Recorded in Salem, New Hampshire, on June 17, 2021…
 
A new world of medical entrepreneurship is growing. Concierge and cash-only practices, walk-in cash clinics, medical tourism, and cost-sharing plans are just a few of the ways free-market approaches are changing the landscape. Our expert speakers will discuss several of these developments, and more.Recorded in Salem, New Hampshire, on June 17, 2021…
 
Remember learning humans use 10% of our brains? That's 100% false! Our brains are always active and actually have limits. Author Annie Murphy Paull and neuroscientist Peter Reiner join us. And, Massachusetts drug recovery centers are giving drug users a second chance to rebuild their lives. WBUR's Martha Bebinger has the story of one longtime drug …
 
• Common Cause's Karen Hobert Flynn: Sen. Joe Manchin Signals Openness to Negotiating ForThe People Act and Filibuster Reform • Peruvian sociologist Francesca Emanuele: Teacher, Campesino, Union Leader Pedro Castillo Elected President of Peru • Stop Solitary Connecticut's Joe Gaylin: Historic Connecticut Bill Limiting Use of Solitary Confinement Aw…
 
• Common Cause's Karen Hobert Flynn: Sen. Joe Manchin Signals Openness to Negotiating ForThe People Act and Filibuster Reform • Peruvian sociologist Francesca Emanuele: Teacher, Campesino, Union Leader Pedro Castillo Elected President of Peru • Stop Solitary Connecticut's Joe Gaylin: Historic Connecticut Bill Limiting Use of Solitary Confinement Aw…
 
A new world of medical entrepreneurship is growing. Concierge and cash-only practices, walk-in cash clinics, medical tourism, and cost-sharing plans are just a few of the ways free-market approaches are changing the landscape. Our expert speakers will discuss several of these developments, and more.Recorded in Salem, New Hampshire, on June 17, 2021…
 
"The cronies and their government pals are increasingly exposed. As the co-founder of the Free Market Medical Association, I am filled with optimism watching the growth and acceptance of market discipline in this industry."A new world of medical entrepreneurship is growing. Concierge and cash-only practices, walk-in cash clinics, medical tourism, a…
 
A special presentation featuring poetry readings and discussions by iconic poets, established ones, and up-and-comers. Archival recordings of Allen Ginsberg [1], June Jordan [2], Lawrence Ferlinghetti [3], and Jack Kerouac [4] are part of the mix, as are suggestions for how to approach and enjoy poetry. Minal Hajratwala [5] Mira Martin-Parker [6] C…
 
A bombshell leak of IRS documents showed just how little billionaires pay in taxes compared to their massive fortunes and gains in wealth. Topping that list is Warren Buffet who has said wealthy people should pay more tax and that "huge dynastic wealth is not desirable for our society." Anand Giridharadas, author of "Winners Take All," discusses th…
 
Ride-hailing services are struggling to keep up with the increased demand brought on by the easing of pandemic-related restrictions. Now fares are going up but drivers aren't seeing a fair cut. We speak with a Lyft driver in Austin, Texas. And, even though the pandemic kept cars off the road, traffic fatalities went up in 2020. Kansas City, Missour…
 
When Carl Nassib of the Las Vegas Raiders came out on his Instagram on Monday, he made history as the first openly gay active player in the NFL. Amit Paley of The Trevor Project discusses the significance of the announcement. And, Wilberforce University canceled $375,000 in debt for graduates. President Elfred Anthony Pinkard talks about the gestur…
 
Ride-hailing services can't keep up with the increased demand brought on by the easing of pandemic restrictions. Fares are going up but drivers aren't seeing a fair cut. We speak with a Lyft driver. And, even though the pandemic kept cars off the road, traffic fatalities increased in 2020. Kansas City, Missouri, pledged to reach zero traffic deaths…
 
When Carl Nassib of the Las Vegas Raiders came out on his Instagram on Monday, he made history as the first openly gay active player in the NFL. Amit Paley of The Trevor Project discusses the significance of the announcement. And, Wilberforce University canceled $375,000 in debt for graduates. President Elfred Anthony Pinkard talks about the gestur…
 
Last week, 2 major meetings took place. One was the FOMC Meeting and the other was the much-anticipated Summit between Puten and Biden. Despite how widely anticipated these two meetings were, neither one of them produced any major news. If these two events weren’t able to move the markets, what did? What was the unexpected news that caused investor…
 
The proper selection of a firm’s financial source does not guarantee its success, but the wrong one assures its failure.Austrian capital theory delivers actionable insights for business. Austrian theory emphasizes capital’s economic role in generating customer revenue flows. Since these flows are variable, entrepreneurial capital must exhibit a cap…
 
The effects of climate change are here and serious. While it may seem like uncharted waters in the modern era, our ancestors in the 1600s faced a global climate crisis in a century wracked by wars, famines, and social unrest. Historian Geoffrey Parker discusses the lessons of the 17th century, where elites — with the exception of Tokugawa Japan — r…
 
Callum Williams from The Economist predicts what we can expect from the economy in the coming months based on past periods of massive non-financial disruption, including past pandemics and major world wars. Callum Williams is a senior economics writer at The Economist. Twitter: @econcallum What history tells you about post-pandemic booms: https://w…
 
Award-winning producer writer and director Tracey Deer discusses her first feature-length film "Beans," inspired by her own coming-of-age during the Oka Crisis in Quebec during the summer of 1990. Deer also discusses why fostering greater awareness, compassion, and solidarity towards Indigenous people is an important element of her work. See omnyst…
 
The Agenda discusses what it means to create Indigenous architecture, and the legacy of designing an aesthetic that ensures sustainability and protects the earth. With guests Wanda Dalla Costa, professor at Arizona State University teaching Indigenous planning, architecture, and construction; Douglas Cardinal, world renowned architect and master-bu…
 
Today, June 21, 2021, is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, In celebration of this important day, I'm joined by Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse, a Cree and Mohawk woman, who is running to be the first female indigenous leader of the Assembly of First Nations. Jodi shares her vision and hopes for Canada, for both indigenous and non-indigenous people…
 
One family was reluctantly thrust into activism after their son survived a 2015 police shooting. Now, the Pean family is still wrestling with the meaning of being Black in America. Kaiser Health News' Sarah Varney joins us. And, as Americans navigate the next chapter of the pandemic, is it time to rethink how we save money? CBS's Jill Schlesinger w…
 
Science journalist Mark Peplow explains the ways the steel industry is moving toward producing less greenhouse gases, including a Swedish project that is preparing to make fossil-fuel-free steel commercially available in five years. And, so-called "Second Amendment sanctuaries" are states, cities or counties that adopted legislation meant to counte…
 
One family was reluctantly thrust into activism after their son survived a police shooting. Now, the Pean family is still wrestling with the meaning of being Black in America. Kaiser Health News' Sarah Varney joins us. And, as Americans navigate the next chapter of the pandemic, is it time to rethink how we save money? CBS's Jill Schlesinger weighs…
 
A science journalist explains the ways the steel industry is moving toward producing less greenhouse gases, including a Swedish project that is preparing to make fossil-fuel-free steel commercially available in five years. And, so-called "Second Amendment sanctuaries" are states, cities or counties that adopted legislation meant to counter perceive…
 
The Chinese philosophical text Laozi, also known as the Tao Te Ching, has inspired and intrigued readers for more than two millennia. What is the Dao, typically translated as the Way? What does the text say about how we should behave, what we should value, what traditional ways of thinking we should reconsider or reject? Paul Goldin [1] explains an…
 
Economist and author Anja Shortland of King's College London talks about her new book, Lost Art, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. When a famous painting disappears into the underworld of stolen art, how does it make its way back into the legitimate world of auction houses and museums? Drawing on the archives of a private database of stolen objects-…
 
The Empire's New Clothes is a Podcast & YouTube series examining the cyclical forces that make and break empires. We’ll try to answer the big questions of how we got here as a society and tease out what’s coming next. Episodes drop every Monday. www.theempiresclothes.com https://open.spotify.com/show/0006eX0RIlaP8d4QeC4vlsP006 https://twitter.com/E…
 
Fort Worth was at the center of national news this weekend as Juneteenth becomes a federal holiday. What is next for the city and how do we continue with the momentum from the inspiring Opal Lee? Jimmy starts the pod telling all of us about the ERCOT debacle and how we should all have a plan this summer to leave Texas when the grid goes down. EJ br…
 
Our weekly roundup starts with CNN's Fareed Zakaria discussing his book on what post-pandemic life will be like around the world. Then, economist Mariana Mazzucato talks about what it will take for the economy to recover. And, we look at the Ford government's use of the notwithstanding clause. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Ontario's virus numbers have steadily decreased, more people are vaccinated with at least one dose, many others have had two jabs. While the Delta variant has taken hold in some parts of the province, there is still a palpable excitement in the air about a slow return to normal. But how close are we really to some of the scenes of "freedom" we're s…
 
With the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children on the site of the former Kamloops Residential School in B.C., new focus is being brought to an ongoing court case for compensation for survivors of St. Anne's Residential School in Fort Albany, Ont. Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne provides a timeline of the litigation and …
 
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