Bethany McLean's Interviews
Won’t Get Fooled Again & A Conversation With Bethany McLean
Dan Nathan, Guy Adami and Danny Moses are asking themselves if they’ll get fooled again (1:00). Never underestimate the U.S. consumer’s desire to spend money (7:00). Escalations with China continue to threaten the economy (9:30). Headlines and technicals aren’t looking great for Tesla (13:45). Is the market finally sta
Martin Wolf: Is Capitalism Killing Democracy?
Martin Wolf is a renowned Financial Times columnist, and his new book is The Crisis of Democratic Capitalism. In it, he argues that liberal democracy and market capitalism are inextricably linked – and that both must be reformed to survive. Bethany and Luigi discuss with Wolf how meritocracy, rising inequality, polariz
Taylor Swift, Ticketmaster, and Chokepoint Capitalism with Cory Doctorow
Read an excerpt from the book here: https://www.promarket.org/2022/10/03/why-streaming-doesnt-pay/
The "Woke" Capitalism Game With Vivek Ramaswamy
We're taking the holiday off to be with our families, but that doesn't stop the economic news. And there is no story bigger than the collapse of the crypto exchange, FTX. One aspect that attracted our attention was Sam Bankman-Fried, the young CEO of FTX, officially bought into a philosophy called Effective Altruism, w
A Different Story Of Inflation With John Cochrane
In June 2022, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said, "we [now] understand better how little we understand about inflation." So what do we actually know about inflation? In this episode, Luigi and Bethany explore the origins of inflation with John Cochrane, Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution and author of
[Unedited]: Thomas Piketty On Creating A More Equal Society?
French economist Thomas Piketty is one of the leading intellectuals documenting inequality, with his 2013 book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” becoming widely read and cited. His new book, "A Brief History of Equality," is more optimistic: In it, Piketty documents how our world has become relatively more equal si