Solo episode. I talk about the Edict on Maximum Prices and Ancient Roman political economy.
Abdul Malik (@socialistraptor) talks about the political economy & politics of sports (mostly basketball)
Sorry if the quality isn't as good as it usually is, I'm in bad shape and can't spend much longer on the computer than I have to.
Recommendations mentioned in the episode:
The Eagle Huntress
The Game is not a Game
Peace by Chocolate
Got me a study, I want you to know
Slicing up time, I want you to know
Paying infinite money the second time I want an expert to evaluate the composition of my coins, I want you to know
Don't know about you, but I am une savante néoclassique
Ryan (@handleOfRy) & Kris (@solidarity_goth) take a look at how Brookings Institute thinks we should end police violence.
Correction: I mixed up zaibatsu with keiretsu. Pieter's definition was correct.
Ryan (@HandleOfRy) and Kris (@solidarity_goth) get into one of our classic, extremely specific topics: The history and political economy of the Georgian tea industry
Ryan and @yungneocon discuss degrowth, sacrifice zones, and malthusianism. Plus, a bonus Mecha Madness minisode!
Ryan (@handleofry) and Corey (@f_a_r_t_s) discuss Capital as Power and Capital
I interview Zalin, who works in the medical supplies industry.
Soyboi of the Deep (@halfasstroknot) joins me to talk about In-Q-Tel, the CIA's investment arm, the Predator drone's origins in trying to crush the Sandinistas, and one way to avoid their all-seeing eye.
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