Single Mum’s Taking on the Government

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Renegade Economists Show 532 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes It’s the International Women’s Day takeover with Rayna Fahey interviewing Juanita McClaren (Good Shepherd). They build on last year’s discussion regarding the challenges single mum’s, (anyone on welfare) are put through by the powers that be. Is this the … Read More

Roundtable Concentration

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Renegade Economists Show 531 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Ed Dodson joins a roundtable discussion with Emily Sims and Neil Gilchrist on this age of business concentration. Just how fast is the top end consolidating? Issues include market share, patents, coops and economic framing. Related Links UNCTAD – … 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

De Niro’s Island Paradise Coup

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Renegade Economists Show 527 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes We forge ahead deeper into the disaster capitalism tearing at island life on Barbuda, one of the few remaining places on the planet where land hasn’t been commodified and the people thrown into a lifetime of debt. Teckla C … Read More