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#12 – Making America Radical Again
Tyler talks with historian Harvey Kaye about his new book, "Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again."
Harvey J. Kaye is the Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. He is the author and editor of numerous works, including: "Are We Good Citizens?," "Thomas Paine and the Promise of America," and "The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great."
#11 – Does America Need Economic Rights?
Tyler talks with Andrea Flynn, fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, about her recent article in The Nation, "America Needs Economic Rights—Now Is the Time to Push for Them," co-authored with her colleague Susan Holmberg.
The article was released on the day of the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s State of the Union address to the Congress and the nation, where he proposed a second bill of rights as the foundation for a new baseline of economic security for all Americans.
Andrea is co-author of "The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy."
Show notes are available at goodancestry.org.
#10 – FDR's Call for Economic Rights
Tyler talks with historian Harvey Kaye about the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's call for economic rights for all Americans. Harvey is the author of "The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great."
#9 – MMT Critiques & Advocacy
Tyler is joined by Adam Rice, host of Pocket Change, a podcast focused on Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). They discuss some of the common criticisms surrounding MMT, the general state of the conversation around it, and advocacy opportunities.
#8 – A Green New Deal & MMT
Tyler Emerson talks with Greg Carlock about his recent article, "We Can Pay for a Green New Deal," co-authored with Stephanie Kelton and Andres Bernal. Greg is the lead author of "A Green New Deal," an in-depth set of policy recommendations for environmental sustainability and economic security, published in 2018 by Data for Progress.
#7 – MMT 101, Part 1
Tyler Emerson talks with Jeff Epstein about the basics of modern monetary theory (MMT). Jeff Epstein is a progressive writer and podcaster with Citizens' Media TV. He ran on the ballot with Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Democratic primary and was a pledged delegate for him at the Democratic National Committee.