“Is Politics Just Presentation?” – Propaganda s03e02 Part 1

Global Political Situation (GPS): Headlines and analysis of what’s happening in the world, this week looking at government rhetoric from the lens of advertising.   // Part 1 Audio (download): // >>”Is the Nobel Prize Really Noble?” – Propaganda s03e02… Continue Reading

“Is The Nobel Prize Really Nobel?” – Propaganda s03e02 Part 2

Remember the old advertisement, “Got Milk?” We here at the Moral Economy were still young scallywags when those commercials appeared, and we loved to repeat them in the classroom, on the playground, and everywhere we went. Now we’re serious adults,… Continue Reading

“Is Politics Just Presentation?” and “Is The Nobel Prize Really Nobel?” – Propaganda s03e02

Remember the old advertisement, “Got Milk?” We here at the Moral Economy were still young scallywags when those commercials appeared, and we loved to repeat them in the classroom, on the playground, and everywhere we went. Now we’re serious adults,… Continue Reading

Headlines: #FrenchProtests // #IMF says #NoToNeoLiberalism // and much, much more – MePod.s02.e08 (22min.)

For this week’s podcast the Moral Economy did something new… and we liked it! Instead of presenting a week’s worth of research and good, hard thinking, hosts/somebodies/nobodies Eddy, Chell, Nawaz, Pujan, Firat and Andrew introduced and discussed headlines from around… Continue Reading

MEPOD.s02e06 // #PanamaPapers #CapitalismAndFreedom

Hosts Nawaz, Eddy and Firat join a monkey’s uncle Chell, a monkey uncle’s uncle Andrew, and one nameless guest for this week’s Moral Economy Podcast! Nawaz kicks off with a briefing on the #PanamaPapers, which have revealed the pervasive corruption… Continue Reading

MePod.02.03 // #DontVote #BlackHistoryMatters

This week Chell presents his first bit entitled “Don’t Vote!”, and goes down the long list of reasons why you shouldn’t vote (if you are a Usonian, that is). Then Andrew pays tribute to Black History Month with his bit… Continue Reading

MePod.s02.e02 // #ThoughtCrime #Propaganda –Republished

This week Andrew and Eddy take a break from the Moral Economy’s philosophical twists on current events in order give you the rundown on thoughtcrime and propaganda. Andrew introduces George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 and compares the unsettling concepts from the novel with… Continue Reading