Drip Feeding Formula Revealed

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Renegade Economists Show 537 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Peter Smith, social housing developer and late night rocker, joins to discuss the UK economy, revealing a key formula that developers use to manufacture scarcity and thus profits. Make sure you rock out in the middle of this episode … Read More

Michael West on Dorc’s Fanciful Figures

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Renegade Economists Show 529 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Investigative journalist Michael West (michaelwest.com.au) joins to analyse why Australia’s energy prices are jumping through the roof. We step through the accounting (dis)ease inherent in the lavish use of Depreciated Optimised Replacement Costs to write off virtually anything. We … Read More

Even Davos is Discussing the Influence of Rentiers on Inequality

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Renegade Economists Show 528 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes A key forum from none other than the World Economic Forum, Davos asks ‘How is Rentier Capitalism Aggravating Inequality?’ Renegade economists’ ears will prick up at such a title, where a sophisticated discussion of monopoly rents, patents, globalisation, populism … Read More

Winds of Change Hit Paradise Barbuda

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Renegade Economists Show 526 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes A billionaire, a Hollywood superstar and Hurricane Irma have converged to wipe away some of the last tidings of communal land title on the idyllic island of Barbuda. Listen to this harrowing story of rent-seekers enlisting disaster capitalism to … Read More

Clutching at Straws

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Renegade Economists Show 519 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Frustrated at a number of old friends who are flipping out at terrorist activities, Karl digs into this thorny issue by looking at the influence of Malthus on critical analysis. Jonathan Green from Crash Course in History joins us … Read More