Podcast: Economics & Beyond


Alex Gibney

Jun 29, 2020

Alex Gibney, documentarian and director of Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, talks to Rob Johnson about the crimes perpetuated by American government and society today, including systemic racism, police brutality, and neglect of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Elaine Brown, Pt. 2

Elaine Brown Pt. 2: Music and Activism in the Struggle for Racial Justice

Jun 26, 2020


Elaine Brown

Elaine Brown Pt. 1: The 400-year Struggle for Racial Justice in the US

Jun 24, 2020


Brian Barnier

Brian Barnier: The Future of the Central Bank

Jun 22, 2020


Michael Pettis

Michael Pettis: Global Fracture - Nationalism on the March

Jun 19, 2020


Wendy Brown

Jun 18, 2020


Chong-En Bai

Chong-En Bai: The Future of International Governance

Jun 17, 2020


Jamil Anderlini

Jamil Anderlini: The Legacy of the Opium Wars

Jun 16, 2020


William Overholt

What Happened to Hong Kong?

Jun 15, 2020


Zach Carter

Jun 12, 2020

Zach Carter, Huffington Post reporter and author of the new book, The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes, talks to Rob Johnson about Keynes’s vision of maintaining democracy in times of crisis.


Lynn Parramore & Jeffrey Spear

Jun 11, 2020

INET Senior Research Analyst Lynn Parramore and NYU Professor of English Jeffrey Spear talk to Rob Johnson about what Victorian art critic John Ruskin’s writings on the collective have to do with the protests that have come in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.


Warrington Hudlin

Warrington Hudlin: The Civil War Never Ended

Jun 10, 2020


Michael Sandel

Michael Sandel: A Spirit of Civic Activism

Jun 10, 2020


Sarah Kendzior

Sarah Kendzior: Authoritarianism in a “Democracy”

Jun 8, 2020


Evan Osnos

How Greenwich Republicans Learned to Love Trump

Jun 5, 2020