Tag Archives: austerity

5/15 Main Street Smarts, with Grace Ross (Rebroadcast)

This year, interspersed with new shows, the Free School University Program will be replaying most of the shows from last year, in chronological order.  (The only shows we’ll skip will be those for which there is no recording, and maybe … Continue reading

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4/10 Occupy Economics with Prof. Gerald Friedman (rebroadcast)

This year, interspersed with new shows, the Free School University Program will be replaying most of the shows from last year, in chronological order.  (The only shows we’ll skip will be those for which there is no recording, and maybe … Continue reading

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Wed 04/03/13-The Crisis of Student Debt with Jackie Sewell of Young Democratic Socialists – Audio link

We have added a link to the audio recording of our 04/03/13 show The Crisis of Student Debt with Jackie Sewell of Young Democratic Socialists. You can listen on the FSU Archive page, or DOWNLOAD. See the original post for … Continue reading

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Wed 4/3/13 The Crisis of Student Debt

with Jackie Sewell of Young Democratic Socialists Four years ago, debt, in the form of unsustainable mortgage lending, crashed the entire global economy. Crises of debt are looming in at least four other economic sectors, also: credit card debt, as … Continue reading

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Wed 12/12 – The Fiscal Cliff and the “Grand Bargain” (Repeat)

Because this is such a timely issue, we are repeating last weeks show on the Fiscal Cliff and the “Grand Bargain”. See THIS POST for program details. Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Monday 12/10 – Day of Action on the Fiscal Cliff

Over the past few weeks, we’ve heard a lot about the so-called “fiscal cliff” that our country faces. So what does this actually mean? How do we fix our federal budget? Groups like the corporate CEO-led “Fix the Debt” would like you to … Continue reading

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Wed 12/05-Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left – Audio link

We have added a link to the audio recording of our 12/05/12 show Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left. You can listen on the FSU Archive page, or DOWNLOAD. See the original post for … Continue reading

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Wed 12/5 – Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left

The day after November’s election, The Boston Globe‘s lead editorial said, essentially, “Now that you’ve won, Mr. Obama, you should immediately implement Mr. Romney’s fiscal policies.” Punditry began to speak incessantly about the deficit, and the “Fiscal Cliff”. Few mentioned … Continue reading

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Wed 10/3 – Fiscal Policy w/ Prof. Arjun Jayadev

Fiscal policy is based on the idea that the government can use spending or taxation, not just for the sake of funding useful programs, but also as a way to affect the economy. Topics discussed in this show include, how … Continue reading

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