Conter’s latest podcast sees editor David Jamieson speak to academic researcher and writer Anton Jäger about the crisis of civil society and the decline of mass politics. Taking as a starting point the seminal study ‘Bowling Alone’, they explore the decades long unwinding of political, civic and voluntary organisation which explains so much of the volatility of contemporary politics.
Renegade Inc. – MMT: Letters from America with Stephanie Kelton
It was Victor Hugo who said that all the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come. In the US, inequality and collapsing capitalism means the idea of […]
Ha-Joon Chang – Economics for People: What Is Wrong With Globalization?
Across the world we’re seeing governments and popular movements come to power that are opposed to globalization. Why? In this third lecture in INET’s “Economics For People” series, Ha-Joon Chang explains the backlash to globalization. […]
Steve Keen: Business cycles – what causes them?
Phil Dobbie and Steve Keen discuss business cycles. What causes them and how can we reduce their impact. As Steve explains, neo-classical economics teaches us that the turns in a cycle are caused by endogenous […]
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