Recent Renegade Economists podcasts

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photo credit: RickC With a gammut of new reports, campaigns and the vortex continuing from the Hudson tour, my posting has had to take a back seat. Here is some detail on recent shows. Subscribe to the podcast hear about the worth of the earth at a time of your choosing. Show 116 – Miner’s Hard Yakka Undermined – Warren … Read More

Free Trash of Freeport

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Renegade Economists Podcast 108 As broadcast on 30/09/09. Subscribe to the podcast. Free Trash of Freeport: We finish off our climate friendly policy overview, then interview Nick Chesterfield (Manukoreri) and Nicholas Taylor (Outcrop) to discuss the immense wealth and destruction flowing from West Papua’s $40bn Freeport mine. Photo – Freeport’s tailings, thanks SkyTruth. Key Articles: Red River: The blacklisting … Read More

Climate Crescendo

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photo credit: Pizza527 Renegade Economists Podcast 107 As broadcast on 3CR on Wed Sept 23, 2009. Subscribe here Climate Crescendo: Karl whirs through climate issues from an economics perspective and finishes with Sharna Nolan from So so much more to discuss on this topic. Will we write a script one day and time it? Show Notes Albanese earned $1.5m … Read More

Indicators of Distrust

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photo credit: Matti Mattila Renegade Economists Podcast 106 As broadcast on the almighty on 16/09/09. Subscribe now Show Notes Indicators of Distrust: we show how Australia really has been in recession, why GDP is a poor measure and hear from the Save VCA program on the economic incentives that led to a couple of key buildings being demolished today. … Read More

Cultural Profiling

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photo credit: Daquella manera Renegade Economists Podcast 105 As broadcast on on 090909 Listen to the Gentrification special on cultural profiling. A special focusing on gentrification and the undermining of community – useful for those interested in our $3000 first prize I Want to Live Here Film competition. Enter and you have a 1 in 13 chance of winning … Read More