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Jan 18, 2020

If you thought you understood the urgency of climate change, our guest, Professor Steve Keen, will shatter those illusions. We’ll be straight with you, this is not an easy episode to hear - but you need to listen anyway. How can we deal with the effects of climate change if we don’t understand the urgency? Professor...


Dec 28, 2019

In April of 2018, Jacobin Magazine published “Why the Left Should Embrace Brexit,” which made the case for this radical break from neoliberalism. To gain perspective on Labour’s trouncing in the recent elections, we called upon our friend, Bill Mitchell, one of the co-authors.

Bill has been writing and speaking...


Dec 21, 2019

We admit that Macro n Cheese can be quite wonky. We interview an impressive array of scholars and a typical episode looks at functional finance on a granular level. This episode is a treat for the rest of us, with a guest who makes a point of speaking in plain English.

Clint Ballinger’s book, 1,000 Castaways:...


Dec 14, 2019

Steve’s guest, Emma Caterine, is a consumer rights attorney with special interest in predatory lenders, like loan sharks and payday loan companies. She begins by talking about credit as a social construct, To understand the Great Recession we must understand the difference between consumer debt, with a high risk of...


Dec 7, 2019

The Great Recession was a maelstrom that hit many Americans hard - lost jobs, lost homes, for some everything but the clothes on one’s back. Despite the stock market, real recovery has been glacial at best. Yet many don’t know just how deep the crisis' roots go when it comes to the Black community. Keeanga...