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

Grand Final Day for geeks

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Renegade Economists Show 515 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Just how far did Australia’s land prices go? There should have been a drum roll for this announcement! We traverse through the impact of such increases via latest census findings, reference Saul Eslake, geek out on the Productivity Commission’s … Read More

Zero Government

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Renegade Economists Show 513 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Prof Michael Hudson steps into a neo-con future to position where society could be in years to come. Just why are the Lloyd Blankfein’s (Goldman Sachs CEO) of the world so confused about the state of global politics? FYI … Read More