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Tyler Cowen & Seth Godin 31 May 2023 • EN

Seth Godin on Marketing, Meaning, and the Bibs We Wear

On good days, Seth Godin thinks about all the progress we’re making on climate change. On bad days, he thinks about the problem of racing bibs. Though pieces of paper safety-pinned to runners’ chests seem obviously outdated, the bibs persist, highlighting how difficult it can be to change a culture for the better. And

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Jeffrey Sachs, a world-renowned economics professor at Columbia University, joins Scott to discuss the state of the nation’s debt ceiling – specifically as it relates to military spending. We also hear Professor Sachs’ take on the broader geopolitical landscape, as well as the war in Ukraine. Scott opens by discussing

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Tyler Cowen & Simon Johnson 17 May 2023 • EN

Simon Johnson on Banking, Technology, and Prosperity

What’s more intense than leading the IMF during a financial crisis? For Simon Johnson, it was co-authoring a book with fellow economist (and past guest) Daron Acemoglu. Written in six months, their book Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity, argues that widespread prosperity is n

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Kerry Lutz & Jordan Roy-Byrne 30 May 2023 • EN

Your Gold is Going Higher, Just Not Yet -- Jordan Roy-Byrne #5822

Jordan Roy-Byrne agrees that the market often seeks to frustrate the majority of participants, especially in the precious metals and mining stocks, particularly the juniors. He believes that gold will break out above $2100 when the economy moves towards a recession and the Fed is forced to ease policy. This could happe

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Richard (RJ) Eskow & Richard D. Wolff 20 May 2023 • EN

Prof. Richard Wolff: Capitalism Doesn’t Help Progress. It Hurts It.

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Russ Roberts & Tyler Cowen 15 May 2023 • EN

Tyler Cowen on the Risks and Impact of Artificial Intelligence

Economist Tyler Cowen of George Mason University talks with EconTalk's Russ Roberts about the benefits and dangers of artificial intelligence. Cowen argues that the worriers--those who think that artificial intelligence will destroy mankind--need to make a more convincing case for their concerns. He also believes that

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