Episode

4/9 Joan Fitzgerald: Why Markets Can’t Price The Priceless & Adam Green & For Members Only! Jose Rivera

April 9, 2015

Joan Fitzgerald, a Professor of public affairs Northeastern University explains why markets can’t solve commons crisis. America’s water crisis in the West and North and why markets have made the problem worse. Also why it takes government planning and action to upgrade infrastructure and save water.

Adam Green of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee explains the importance of the change in Democratic leadership. Lining up Democrats on protecting Social Security and what’s next for the Progressive movement.

And for Members Only an discussion from the Air America days with Jose Rivera the writer of the The Motorcycle Diaries screenplay. 

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