My guest on this program is?
Andy Stern?former head of the nation’s most influential and fastest-growing union, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and author of? He argues that a basic income can create a floor high enough to end poverty, and respond to how technological disruption is replacing more and more jobs in this unprecedented economic climate. Raising the Floor: How a Universal Basic Income Can Renew Our Economy and Rebuild the American Dream.?
Andy recommended during the show that for more information go here:
Economic Security Project
My guest on this program is Paul Pierson. He is the John Gross Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley, and co-author with Jacob Hacker
of .They explore how America’s prosperity has long rested on robust capitalist enterprise, supported, supplemented, and regulated by government. This “mixed economy” channeled the powerful but volatile engine of capitalism into broad-based growth and healthy social development. But the anti-government advocates have undermined this productive and necessary relationship. American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper
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My guest on this program is bestselling author of over a dozen books Douglas Rushkoff. Named one of the world’s ten most influential thinkers by MIT, he has made documentaries for PBS Frontline, and he is a professor of media theory and digital economics at Queens College, City University of New York. We had him on the program about 2 ? years ago with his book,
. He’s back this time with Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now . Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity
We talk with the authors of
Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security. Correspondent Paul Solman hosts the online site Making Sen$e for the PBS Newshour, and is a frequent contributor to the program itself. Laurence J. Kotlikoff is a William Fairfield Warren Professor at Boston University, a Professor of Economics at Boston University, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of Continue reading
This program features a conversation with
Charles Eisenstein, a speaker and writer focusing on themes of civilization, consciousness, money, and human cultural evolution. He is the author of The Ascent of Humanity: Civilization and the Human Sense of Self, and Sacred Economics: Money, Gift & Society in the Age of Transition. In these books and other media he has established himself as a genre-defying social philosopher and countercultural intellectual. The Ascent of Humanity argues that our disconnection from the natural world and one another is built into the foundations of our civilization: into science, religion, money, technology, medicine, and education. He talks about what he calls an “Age of Reunion” wherein we have a more expansive sense of self, and a more Continue reading
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