Episode

9/22 Andrew Sayer: Why We Can’t Afford the Rich

September 22, 2015

Andrew Sayer of Professor of Social Theory and Political Economy at Lancaster University and author of the recent book Why We Can’t Afford the Rich, explains the ideological and financial mechanisms that form neoliberal economics. Why we live in a global plutocracy. The problem with the word investing. Are all economies moral? How money and power defines morality in the economy. And what types of property should we support and not support.

On The Fun Half: Chuck Schumer’s approval rating falls. Why GMO labeling is about ethics. Scott Walker claims he is showing leadership by dropping out of the Republican Primary. We remember Sarah Palin’s amazing speech announcing she was quitting Governor of Alaska. Sociopath Pharma CEO  raises life saving drug price dramatically. Volkswagen installed software to defraud emissions controls. Random Rush. Carly Fiorina job destroyer and your calls and IMs.

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