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Caption: Democracy Collaborative logo
Here are some numbers that will make you think. Just 26 people – call them billionaires – own as much wealth as half the people on the planet. At t...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Fred Block
Most people believe that capitalist economics are self-regulated. According to UC Davis economic sociologist Fred L. Block, this view is simply an ...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Corey Dolgon
American voters have been convinced to vote against their best interests for decades, according to sociology professors Corey Dolgon.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Gordon Lafer
Americans may vote for polar opposite candidates … liberal or conservative. Their vote may express ideological differences. But, on principles and ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Be part of the Emotion Revolutiion
Andrew Faas has a new book and a new alliance. The book is "From Bully to Bull's-Eye: Move Your Organization Out of the Line of Fire" and the allia...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2017
  • Length: 49:16
Caption: Marc Levinson
The 25-years after World War II were a golden age for much of the world. The end of that era in 1973 brought financial crisis, high unemployment, e...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Cedric de Leon
The “right to work.” The phrase sounds fair and equitable. After all, who shouldn’t have a right to work if they wish to? Twenty-six states now hav...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Tonight we’re speaking with Philip Mirowski, historian and philosopher of economic thought at the University of Notre Dame, and author of Never Let...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 57:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Angie Coiro with Antonio Garcia Martinez, Credit: Carolee Hazard
Technology veteran and now author, Antonio García Martínez, discusses his new book, Chaos Monkeys. Imagine a chimpanzee rampaging through a datacen...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
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Caption: Rana Foroohar
Award winning business journalist Rana Foroohar explores the provocative question that is at the top of mind of today's business leaders: Is Wall S...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Norman J. Ornstein
Congress is at a standstill. They have been for several years. In 2010 political insiders Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein began searching for the c...

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  • Added: May 11, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
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Caption: Dr. Roslyn Fuller
Try to find a true democracy anywhere in the world and you’ll be challenged. What you’ll find instead is a nation ruled by the few, with the majori...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Runaway Inequity , Credit: Labor Institute Press
It’s become a critical fact of life in America: Runaway inequality.

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Ford about his new book, which looks at how new technologies could soon make many jobs obsolete.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:37
Caption: Ira Chaliff
When you’re given instructions that you feel are morally wrong, do you speak up? A number of studies over the past 50-years conclude that the major...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Victor Tan Chen
Victor Tan Chen, sociology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has studied the plight of the American worker … from successf...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
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Caption: David Niose
According to author and attorney David Niose, American politics and public policy have been sliding in the direction of unreason. But, he says, a n...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Eric Kingson
Americans’ pensions are gone. Housing is down and 401k are unreliable. But our Social Security system is totally funded for more than two decades.

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Nicolette Hahn Niman
Livestock, especially cattle, are Public Enemy Number One. That’s been the perceived wisdom for decades. It’s thought that cattle erode soils, poll...

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Peter Matthews
Big corporations and their super wealthy owners have bought many American politicians through campaign contributions and lobbying, according to pol...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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We live in an age where everything we do online can now be tracked, recorded, and analyzed. How has our sense of our own information footprint ! ch...

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Ofer Sharone
Today 4.7 million Americans have been unemployed for more than six months. In France it’s more than ten percent; Israel is above seven percent; and...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
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Caption: Said Dowlabani
This book is not your dry read about markets and stocks. It’s the “Next Big Think” according to the publisher, Select Books. Cultural Economist Sai...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2013
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Daniel Hunter
David was looking for a slingshot. Goliath had money and power. This is the story of the fight against proposed and granted casinos in Philadelphia.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 28:57
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Caption: Simon Anderson
We’ve all heard the stories of self-driving cars and 3D printers, but it’s the folks like futurists Simon Anderson and Jack Uldrich who make a care...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2