The Weeds
The Weeds
Jan 22, 2021
Freedom from markets
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Matt is joined by author Mike Konczal, Director of Progressive Thought at the Roosevelt Institute, and author of the new book Freedom from the Market. They talk about the past, present, and future of public affordances in America, and discuss the shifts in political imagination that could inaugurate a new era of public programs in the earnest interest of benefitting Americans.

Resources:

Mike's new book, Freedom from the Market: America's Fight to Liberate Itself from the Grip of the Invisible Hand, on sale here.

Read an excerpt: "When Medicare Helped Kill Jim Crow" by Mike Konczal, The Nation (Jan. 19, 2021).


Guest:

Mike Konczal (@rortybomb), Director, Progressive Thought, Roosevelt Institute


Host:

Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Slowboring.com


Credits:

Erikk Geannikis, Editor and Producer


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