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Smart Talk with James K. Galbraith: Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice

James K. Galbraith’s new book reveals what went on behind the Greek crisis What led to a true Greek tragedy? Rigid, even unethical mandates, according to Dr. James K. Galbraith, author of Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe.  In this new episode of Smart Talk, Andrew Mazzone, President of the Henry George School […]

Smart Talk is on cable TV in Philadelphia

NEW on PhillyCam!!!! Smart Talk on cable TV in Philadelphia, Sunday nights, 5pm EST, starting May 1, 2015 Each segment will air for two weeks, also streaming on their website at https://phillycam.org/web-channel Episodes will air on Comcast Channels 66 & 966 and Verizon FIOS Channels 29 & 30 May 1, May 8          Mark Blyth May 15, May […]

Anwar M. Shaikh – Capitalism: Competition, Conflict and Crises

Our Most Popular Videos! *** The Henry George School of Social Science, and the New School of Social Research invite you to follow Professor Anwar M. Shaikh in a new series of lectures exploring his new ground-breaking Economic treatise, “Capitalism: Competition, Conflict and Crises”. The course spans two semesters. Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, and is […]

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Low Wages Still Dominate This Recovery

The big economic news this week has been the Federal Reserve’s decision not only to keep interest rates at their still super-low level, but to signal that they will stay there longer than previously indicated. This Fed dovishness has many economists and finance types indignant, since they believe that the American economy is amply strong […]