338: Comicbook Economics

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KMO welcomes Micheal Goodwin, author of Economix: How Our Economy Works (And Doesn’t Work) In Words and Pictures to the C-Realm to talk about money, history, the interplay between corporations and government, and Adam Smith’s actual words on the trustworthiness of capitalists. The conversation touches on the NYC soda ban, which Michael favors and KMO disdains. Michael will be the featured speaker at the third Full Circle Series event. KMO concludes with some remarks about the struggles of a small hog farmer in Michigan who is fighting against the Michigan state government, which favors corporate CAFO over the humane animal husbandry of small farmers.

Music by Polly Lorien.

Next week: Steve Keen!