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Using their own words to condemn them, Rob Larson exposes these intellectual opportunists for what they are: defenders of cruel power systems. Men ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Original Walton's Five and Dime, now the Wal-Mart Visitor's Center, Bentonville, Arkansas., Credit: Photo taken by Bobak Ha'Eri. (CC BY-SA 2.5)
Elizabeth Anderson joins us to talk about her book Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It). In many workp...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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How free-market capitalism influenced modern romance - Using vampires to teach irrational economics - The trials and tribulations of reading James ...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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How free-market capitalism influenced modern romance - Using vampires to teach irrational economics - The trials and tribulations of reading James ...

Bought by KWMR, WXDU, KMRE-LP, WCWP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 11
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How free-market capitalism influenced modern romance - Using vampires to study irrational economics

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WCQS, KMUN, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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We usually don’t think of the free market as a very… sentimental place. But a new book suggests that Adam Smith’s classical economics aren’t so hea...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Today’s show is about for-profit colleges and universities–or the Predatory Education Business. If you’re surprised to hear predatory and for-profi...

  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:13
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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...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 57:40
  • Purchases: 1
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-There’s a small town in Idaho where prostitution was practiced openly—in effect, decriminalized. The practice was tolerated, even embraced, until ...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, WAMC, and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 3
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-How local breweries foster community. -The story of the unrecognized founding father Robert Morris. And more….

Bought by KMUN, WUGA (part of GPB), WYAP, WNMU-FM, KHNS and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Ben Gross' personal video discs and player. , Credit: Photograph by Mariel Carr.
Some technologies flash in the pan so quickly they hardly leave a trace (Google Glass anyone?); while others seem to stick around long past their u...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 38:38
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Wordy Birds we interview Alelia Bundles on her great-great grandmothers transformation into an entrepreneur and social activist-...

Bought by WCSU-FM


  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 1
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During and despite the Great Depression, the entertainment industry was working overtime. Listen to some of the gems and the stories behind them.

Bought by KUER, WGBH Radio Boston, KFAI, and WRPI


  • Added: Jul 09, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 4