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Ch. 1: Dean Baker on Taxing the Rich - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-7-19
We’ll talk about some of the proposals to reduce wealth and income inequality—what they can and can’t do, and why we need them all—with economist Dean Baker
Ch. 2: Bruce Bartlett explains the GOP Starve the Beast strategy - Pitchfork Economics - Airdate 1-29-19
Reaganomics and the destructive power of austerity. We need a strong and vocal socialist left to pull the conversation back to the left.
Ch. 3: Democrats are Eisenhower Republicans - The Zero Hour w @RJEskow - Air Date 9-9-17
Explaining how the GOP went from the party of fiscal responsibility to the opposite and why the Democrats took up the task themselves
Ch. 4: George Lakey on Viking Economics and when change happens Part 1 - @InDeepRadio w @AngieCoiro - Air Date 12-27-17
How did Nordic countries become what they are today? They've worked to eliminate poverty and produce an alternative vision of economies. Workers are happier and more productive.
Ch. 5: How to Be Happy - Freakonomics Radio - Airdate 1-2-19
Looking at Gross Domestic Product versus Gross National Happiness and how Nordic countries have built the social trust to afford sweeping social programs
Ch. 6: George Lakey on Viking Economics and when change happens Part 2 - @InDeepRadio w @AngieCoiro - Air Date 12-1-17
Why is America the way it is? Reagan. We were heading the way of Nordic economies but Reaganomics put America on the economic defense, regressing our progress.
Ch. 7: The dynamics of supporting candidates - Dave from Olympia, WA
Ch. 8: Was Harris treated differently because of her minority status? - Marguerite from Fortuna, CA
Ch. 9: Final comments on the racial and gender dynamics of covering and criticizing presidential candidates
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Yarrow and Root - The Bulwark
- Shift of Currents - Aeronaut
- The Rampart - Castle Danger
- Thannoid - Bodytonic
- Wingspan - Bayou Birds
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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