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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
Reaganomics and the destructive power of austerity. We need a strong and vocal socialist left to pull the conversation back to the left.
Explaining how the GOP went from the party of fiscal responsibility to the opposite and why the Democrats took up the task themselves
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.
Looking at Gross Domestic Product versus Gross National Happiness and how Nordic countries have built the social trust to afford sweeping social programs
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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