This weeks episode provides updates on Italy’s general strike, opera economics, Miami baseball and Argentina loans; responses to listeners on the economics of US children and on a new political party; and an interview with pyschologist Dr. Harriet Fraad, on the personal and psychological costs of capitalism.
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