Podcast: Economics & Beyond
Activist and poet John Sinclair and Rob Johnson discuss the early days of the counterculture, Sinclair’s role in MC5, and the transformation of music from art to commodity when the music industry’s commercial power blossomed in the early 1970s.
Climate scientist Michael Mann discusses his new book, The New Climate War
Canadian investment manager and Levy Institute fellow Marshall Auerback surveys the current political and economic landscape, from the pandemic bailouts to climate change and the changing role of politicians
University of Texas economist James K. Galbraith engages in a wide-ranging discussion of the many ways in which conventional economics has failed us, ranging from how to manage the post-pandemic economy, the role of finance, to the problems of inequality and climate change.
UMass Amherst professor and PERI Co-Director Robert Pollin discusses his latest book that he co-authored with Noam Chomsky
David Fenton, founder of the progressive PR firm Fenton Communications