Power Ledger a blockchain

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Renegade Economists Show 506 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Bitcoin is booming and the blockchain technology behind it is being used in innovative ways. David Martin is the Managing Director of Power Ledger, a Perth-based startup using the technology to link surplus solar production with tenants wanting renewable … Read More

Surprise! Collusive Cycles Coerce Commuters

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Renegade Economists Show 505 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Commentary from the World’s Most Liveable City and how neo-con analysis overlooks the biggest issue. How does that sort of oversight effect Karl’s commuter polluter friends on the Cannonball run-like Calder freeway? Bid rent curves lead us to the … Read More

Geotopia’s Surplus

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Renegade Economists Show 504 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Author Jeffrey J Smith joins to discuss his new sci-fi book Perfect Timing. Alongside it we discuss the blinkered ideology of the sci-fi genre, the role of society’s functional improvements and the potential of life in a futuristic community. … Read More

Uncomforting Politicians

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Renegade Economists Show 503 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Karl takes us through the latest policy fraud as housing pressures continue to escalate, such that a homeless protest camp gains national media exposure. We hear a video from Lanz Priestley at sydney’s 24-7 street kitchen and safe space … Read More

A Magnificent Fraud

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Renegade Economists Show 502 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Energy economist Chris Cook joins to discuss the pressure points within global commodity markets. We discuss the financialisation of oil and gas and the role of middlemen. Australia’s transition to global pricing parity in the gas market has led … Read More