Podcast: Economics & Beyond


Peter Temin

Aug 10, 2020

MIT economic historian Peter Temin talks to Rob Johnson about his next book, which looks at the economic history of how Blacks have been systematically excluded from US society


Robert Dugger

Robert Dugger: An Economics for Future Generations

Aug 7, 2020


Thomas Ferguson

Thomas Ferguson: Government for, of, and by the Wealthy

Aug 5, 2020


Robert Skidelsky

Robert Skidelsky: Keynes on “The Road to Serfdom”

Aug 3, 2020


Sony Kapoor

Sony Kapoor: The Real Challenge Still Lies Ahead

Jul 31, 2020


Margaret Heffernan

Margaret Heffernan: Our Uncharted and Uncertain Future

Jul 29, 2020


John O'Neil

John O’Neil: A WPA of the Mind and Soul

Jul 27, 2020


Christine Passarella

Christine Passarella: What Kids Can Learn From John Coltrane

Jul 24, 2020


Justin Lin

Justin Lin: A New, Structural Economics

Jul 22, 2020


Fatima Denton

Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Fatima Denton, Director of the Institute for Natural Resources in Africa at the United Nations University, Ghana, talks to Rob Johnson about the need for global cooperation and coordination in the wake of the pandemic.


Orville Schell

Jul 17, 2020

Orville Schell, the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society, talks to Rob Johnson about the future of Chinese relations with the West, and how the former victim of Western imperialism is trying to get its revenge.


Thomas Sugrue

Thomas Sugrue: Why 2020 Is not 1968

Jul 15, 2020


William Spriggs: How Economic Theory and Policy Reinforce Racism

William Spriggs: How Economic Theory and Policy Reinforce Racism

Jul 13, 2020


Thea Lee

Thea Lee: The Roots of the Crisis

Jul 10, 2020


Paul Jay

Paul Jay: Can Capitalism Deal with the Climate & Nuclear Threats?

Jul 8, 2020