economy

February 19, 2015
Greece

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 Economy

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
Detroit Bankruptcy Protest

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
Gar Alperovitz

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?
September 25, 2013
cruz

National News Roundtable

September 25, 2013 - Segment 1 - We begin our show with a roundtable on national news. We discuss the potential government shutdown, sequestration, and the battle over the Affordable Care Act.
September 17, 2013
Economy

National News Roundtable

September 17, 2013 - Segment 1 - We host a national news roundtable on the economy, the Navy Yard shooting, and Syria.
July 31, 2013
Detroit

Detroit’s Bankruptcy & Implications For American Cities

July 31, 2013 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a discussion of Detroit's recent bankruptcy filing and its implications for Baltimore and the nation.
July 3, 2013
brazil

Protests In Brazil

July 3, 2013 - Segment 3 - We discuss the latest news from Brazil, where demonstrations against bus fare hikes have ballooned into massive anti-government protests.
March 21, 2013
Maryland Minimum Wage bill killed in Senate

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
Income Inequality in Maryland

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
Sequestration in Congress

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
Boehner and Sequester

Free-Market and Progressive Stances On Sequestration

February 27, 2013 - Segment 3 - Continuing our coverage on the looming sequestration, we hear perspectives from two people thinking about and writing about what's happening in Washington.