CIA: “The Ideology of Agribusiness” – Propaganda s03e03 Part 2

Do you ever get that gut feeling that something is going wrong? You don’t know what it is, but something’s telling you that, if you don’t act now, you’re going to regret it? That’s not your intuition talking: that’s your… Continue Reading

“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

#DemocraticConfederalism // MePod.s02e10

#DemocraticConfederalism is an alternative economic/political/cultural system that has given many Kurds and others around the world hope, not because of what it promises, but for what it delivers. While very few people in Europe and the United States have heard of… 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