Special Programming: Public Affairs on 03/22/13

Air date: 
Fri, 03/22/2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Saving Main Street from Wall Street: What History Tells Us about the Bailout and What We Do Now

Saving Main Street from Wall Street

How did Washington abandon Main Street while rescuing Wall Street? How can we save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from itself? How do we create an economy where everybody wins? How should we act economically in the world as the era of cheap oil comes to an end? These are a few of the questions KBOO interviewers ask in this three hour special. Tune in for interviews with Leo Panitch, author of "The Making of Global Capitalism;" Neil Barofsky, author of "Bailout: How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street;" Sheila Bair, former Chairperson of the FDIC and author of "Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself;" Margrit Kennedy, author of "Occupy Money: Creating an Economy Where Everybody Wins;" Joel Magnuson, author of "The Approaching Great Transformation: Toward a Livable Post Carbon Economy; and more.


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