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#989 Investments in education should not earn cash profits

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Air date: 2-9-16

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Today we look at the intersection of our educational system and the detrimental influence that money, austerity policies and the profit motive have on the education that our kids have access to

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#988 When climate science meets faith-based economics

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Air date: 2-5-16

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Today we look at the intersection of the climate crisis with our current economic system including how the degradation of valuable natural resources is seen as valueless externalities, how  fossil fuel companies manipulate the system to maintain their

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#987 The double helix of racial and economic inequality

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Air date: 2-2-16

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Today we look at the intersection and roots of systemic racism and institutional poverty in America and the ways in which each supports and bolsters the other

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#986 The trouble with extreme wealth inequality (Economics)

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Air date: 1-29-16

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Today we look at the case against extreme wealth inequality and not just from an economic justice perspective. Extreme wealth inequality leads to more social ills and destabilization than you probably ever guessed

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#985 A conservative policy showcase (Flint’s poisoned water)

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Air date: 1-26-16

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Today we look at the series of events and conservative policies that lead, predictably, to the public health crisis currently playing out in Flint, MI due to their contaminated water supply

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