Economic imperialism

Jesse Myerson: Five Radical Reforms Millenials Should Be Fighting For

program date: 
Mon, 01/20/2014

Joe Clement talks with Jesse Myerson about an article he wrote a couple weeks ago for Rollingstone that proposes five radical reforms that millenials should be organizing around. These include a job guarantee, basic income, land value taxes, public banks, and soveriegn wealth funds. He divides these reforms into labor, land, and capital reforms and describes them as "updates" to the current economy. They go back and forth over the merits and challenges of the different proposals.

 

24:07 minutes (9.67 MB)

Richard Smith on Chinese Environmentalism and Environmental Crises

program date: 
Mon, 01/20/2014
Bill Resnick talks with Richard Smith about the havoc that Chinese development has wreaked on the people and environment within Chinese borders, and what that means in the context of global capitalism and increasingly global ecological crises.
18:35 minutes (7.44 MB)

Flashpoints on 01/21/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 01/21/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

The Confessional on 01/20/14

Program: 
The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 01/20/2014 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

Flashpoints on 01/17/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 01/17/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Executive Branch Tries to Fast-Track TPP Through Congress

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/16/2014
KBOO's Rachel Bennett spoke to Alisa Simmons, Field Director for Public Citizen's World Trade Watch, about President Obama's attempts to fast-track approval for the Trans-Pacific Partnership through Congress, despite the dearth of even sure Democratic support for the procedure. The secrecy surrounding the drafting of the partnership agreement is such that lawmakers have turned to WikiLeaks for information about it. 4:49 minutes (4.41 MB)

Flashpoints on 01/16/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Fight the Empire on 01/16/14

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Connecting history with the latest world events

Flashpoints on 01/15/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 01/15/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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