Fri, 3 January 2014
Political maestro Cliff Schecter, explains why raising the minimum wage is finally being used by Democrats to drive a wedge with Republicans, why the economy in the midwest is slowing down, New York's new Mayor Bill de Blasio, has the tide turned on Social Security? David Brook's writes an incredibly stupid pot column, the New York Times calls for clemency for Edward Snowden and America's two tier justice system.
Marc Maron did not like Sam pointing out his connection to Hollywood, why Sam still isn't on Marc's show, why Marc never mentions Sam in public appearances, is Maron becoming Republican? And Marc suggested Francis Ha.
On The Better Half: the first edition of the Sam Seder Libertarian learning annex of 2014 and your calls and IMs.
Thu, 2 January 2014
Professor Mark Blyth, author of Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea explains the three main reasons austerity is a problem, the history of austerity, why the United States is in a stuttering recovery and the Europeans have created self created depression by practicing austerity, why growth is the answer to debt and why austerity is such a dangerous and resilient idea.
And keep the conversation going on our morning thread