December 19, 2017

Dr. Caley Horan: Insurance and Neoliberalism in the Post WWII United States

December 19, 2017 - Insurance and Neoliberalism in America - As part of our ongoing conversation series with the Johns Hopkins Seminar in American Capitalism, we talk with MIT History Professor Dr. Caley Horan about her book project, Actuarial Age: Insurance and the Emergence of Neoliberalism in the Post WWII United States.
September 8, 2014

Can 21st Century Capitalism And Marxist Theory Coexist?

September 5, 2014 - Segment 4 - We close out the show with a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, as a panel of political scientists and economists wrestle with the question: "Can 21st Century Capitalism And Marxist Theory Coexist?"
August 12, 2014

Economic Mobility: What Determines A Child’s Success in Baltimore?

August 11, 2014 - Segment 2 - We talk about a 30-year study in which Alexander and his team tracked 800 children in Baltimore from first grade until their late 20's to discover what factors determine success. The study found that a child's fate is often determined by family strength and the parents' financial status.
October 25, 2013

Dedrick Muhammad

October 25, 2013 - Segment 4 - Dedrick Muhammad, Senior Director of the Economic Department and Executive Director of the Financial Freedom Center at the NAACP, joins us to provide commentary on a study released last week out of Stanford University, finding that the "segregation of families by socioeconomic status" -- i.e., the rich living among the rich and the poor living among the poor -- has increased rapidly in recent decades.
October 22, 2013

Could 21st Century Capitalism And Marxist Theory Coexist?

October 21, 2013 - Segment 2 - We reflect on our economic landscape and pose the question: was Marx right? We think about whether or not Marx has a place in today’s world and the future of the economy with a panel of economists and social scientists.