Episode

12/26 Best of 2013: Mike Konczal: How An Excel Error Killed The Economy & Juan Cole The Surveillance State & Turkey’s Uprising

December 26, 2013

Mike Konczal explains the Carmen Reinhart Kenneth Rogoff thesis, how influential the Rhienhart Rogoff paper was, why there study was riddled with errors, how an excel spread sheet error destroyed the methodology of the study, the perils of wonkery and why there is no accountability for elites.

Professor Juan Cole, explains the corporate distortion of the Constitution, why NSA whistle blowers are turning the tables on the surveillance state, why data mining is a flawed counter terrorism strategy, the origins of Turkey’s recent protests and the youth driven global backlash against neo-liberalism.

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