Ep. 26: It’s not the economy, stupid

It’s NOT the economy, stupid, says Alan Blinder, former Federal Reserve second-in-command. Instead, the 500-pound gorilla in the room is less economic and more political; political gridlock, that is. While forces on the left are not immune, the huge problem lies with congressional Republicans who block almost everything and propose almost nothing. Nope. Negatory. HELL […]

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Ep. 25: Lets Fix This … Now

The perspective of this podcast series is this. The way in which the economy behaves—changes. However, the way ideologues think it ought to behave, stagnates and ossifies. Consequently, doctrinal tweaks are necessary, occasionally, to realign dysfunctional thinking with the way in which the world actually works. Unbridled doctrinaire thinking on the ideological right, especially, has […]

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Ep: 19 Relative Capitalism

What is the future of American capitalism? Can it lie in consensus decision-making in public spaces about defining what is and what is not productive capital? We explore this through the provocative concept of relative capitalism – setting positive and negative incentives, connected to specific outcomes Americans wish to gain (or avoid).

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