February 19, 2015

Hope and Crisis in Greece: An Update on the Current Situation

February 19, 2015 - Segment 5 - We close out the show with a preview of a talk to be held tonight at Red Emma's Bookstore and Café, Hope and Crisis in Greece: An Update on the Current Situation. With Kostis Papadantonakis.
February 19, 2015

Solidarity Economics: Alternative Ways Of Engaging In The Economy

February 19, 2015 - Segment 4 - Open your Economics text as we talk about Solidarity Economics, a pursuit of alternative ways of engaging in the economy that are based on solidarity and work. With: Parag Khandhar and Dorcas Gilmore.
December 17, 2013

Baltimore-Detroit-Oakland: Episode 2 – Pensions, Bankruptcy & The Future Of The American City

December 17, 2013 - Segment 2 - In this episode of Baltimore-Detroit-Oakland, we discuss what these cities' economies say about the future of the American city, looking at the state of pensions in each of these cities and discussing the implication of Detroit's bankruptcy on Baltimore and Oakland.
October 4, 2013

Baltimore Book Festival: Panel Discussion with Gar Alperovitz – What Then Must We Do?

October 4, 2013 - Segment 2 - Last weekend, I moderated a conversation between political economist Dr. Gar Alperovitz; Dr. Lester Spence and Dr. John Duda at the the Baltimore Book Festival's Radical Bookfair Pavilion about Alperovitz's book What Then Must We Do?
March 21, 2013

Maryland Senate Finance Committee Kills Increase In Minimum Wage

March 21, 2013 - Segment 2 - A bill that would have raised the minimum wage in Maryland to $10.00 by 2015 was defeated in the Maryland Senate Finance Committee yesterday. We'll hear arguments for and against raising the minimum wage from local business owners and policy experts.
March 21, 2013

Study Finds Growing Inequality In Maryland

March 21, 2013 - Segment 3 - We discuss a recent report from the Center for Sustainable Economy and the Institute for Policy Studies called Closing the Inequality Divide: A Strategy for Fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland. The report covers growing inequality in the state of Maryland.
March 5, 2013

The Sequestration’s Philosophical & Economic Divide

March 5, 2013 - Segment 1 - We examine the philosophical and economic divide that's keeping Congress from making a budget deal to stop the cuts that go along with the national sequestration with Richard Vatz, E.R. Shipp, and Bob Somerby.
February 27, 2013

What Will The Sequestration Mean For The U.S. and Maryland?

February 27, 2013 - Segment 2- We move into a conversation on the upcoming sequestration - across the board cuts in federal spending - that will take place on Friday if President Obama and Congress cannot come to an agreement on the budget.