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The Neoliberal Podcast

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It's the second episode in the Neoliberal Podcast's new series on Effective Altruism, the movement that tries to do the most good possible for the world.  Jeremiah welcomes Christine Parthemore to discuss catastrophic risks to humanity from nuc
The world is so much richer than it was 150 years ago that past generations might look at society today and declare it a utopia.  But how did we get here, and are we really living in utopia? Economist Brad DeLong joins the podcast to discuss hi
How did a solidly red state like Kansas end up voting against an abortion ban?  Ashley All, leader on the 'NO' campaign to ban abortion in Kansas, joins the podcast to discuss how they did it.  We discuss Kansas's unique political history, what
Welcome to the first episode in the Neoliberal Podcast's new series on Effective Altruism, the movement that tries to do the most good possible for the world.  Jeremiah welcomes Lewis Bollard to the show to talk about animal welfare as an EA to
Jeremiah is joined by Ben Ritz to debate the politics and policy behind Congress's recent slew of big bills - the CHIPS Act, the Inflation Reduction Act, and the PACT Act. Will the IRA actually reduce inflation?  Did Chuck Schumer pull a fast o
Argentinian economics blogger and 2022's Chief Neoliberal Shill, Maia Mindel joins the show to discuss Argentina's economy.  We talk about Argentina's history, why Argentina continually struggles with high inflation, defaults, and other economi
Jeremiah recaps the best books from 2022. From those books covered on the podcast to the more obscure finds, from fiction to non-fiction, including biographies, academic works, humor, classic literature, science fiction and more, it's all here.
How wrong were the polls really in 2016 and 2020, and can we trust them in the current election cycle? Data journalist G Elliott Morris joins the show to discuss his new book 'Strength in Numbers' and discuss the state of the polling industry. 
Left-leaning housing activists often discuss public housing as a solution to the housing shortage, but is this a good idea? Jeremiah and public housing advocate Paul Williams debate the role public housing should play in our response to the hou
With tensions rising between liberal democracies and authoritarian regimes around the world, many Americans are looking to Congress to see how America can keep its technological and innovation edge.  Rep. Ami Bera joins the podcast to talk abou
Comedy has gotten more political than ever in the last 10 years, but has politics made comedy worse?  Jeff Maurer, comedian and former writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, joins the show to discuss political comedy and why it seems to
Almost every major city is defined by a set of zoning regulations - a map that says exactly which types of buildings can be built in which areas, and what you're allowed to use those buildings for.  M Nolan Gray, a city planner and author of th
With the recent wave of shootings across America, what can be done to address the violence?  Congressman Brad Schneider joins the podcast to talk about several ways to reduce gun violence and hate crimes.  We talk first about his Domestic Terro
The Libertarian Party has been taken over by a white nationalist group - how did this happen? Former LNC chairman Joseph Bishop-Henchman and Andy Craig of the CATO Institute join the show to discuss what's gone wrong with the Libertarian Part
Many economists favor climate policies like subsidizing green energy and taxing carbon, but how do we practically implement those policies? Kristin Eberhard & Shuting Pomerleau of the Niskanen Center join the podcast to talk about the complica
How do immigrants to America today compare to immigrants in the past? Are immigrants really able to come over and quickly find success? Are immigrants today assimilating at a different rate than previous generations?  Economists Leah Boustan an
This week's episode is a joint episode with The New Bazaar Podcast. The New Bazaar is a podcast hosted by Cardiff Garcia (formerly of NPR's The Indicator) that discusses topics in economics, policy and politics. Cardiff interviewed me for an ep
It's another mailbag episode!  Jeremiah takes listener questions on the Roe v Wade bombshell leak, which types of taxes neoliberals should support, neoliberalism in East Asia, why we talk about GDP so much, if the excesses of the left led to Tr
Why do nations fight when it's clear how incredibly destructive war is?  Economist and political scientist Chris Blattman joins the show to discuss his new book, Why We Fight.  He discusses how the world is probably more peaceful than it gets c
Who's trying to shut down your taco trucks? Kyle Sweetland joins the podcast to discuss the regulation of food trucks and his recent report "Food Truck Truth". We talk about the history of food trucks, whether or not food trucks harm brick and
A Patreon-exclusive episode, now unlocked and free!  PPI's trade guru Ed Gresser joins the show to talk about the economic sanctions on Russia. What impact will they have on Russia and on us? Will Russia's economy collapse? Will this cause infl
Newly elected Congresswoman Shontel Brown from Ohio's 11th district joins Jeremiah to discuss her special election victory and joining Congress.  They cover issues like the war in Ukraine, why having a local political background matters, how Co
The fourth entry in our Liberalism Around the World series is here, focusing on Brazil!  Jeremiah is joined by the executive director of Livres, Magno Karl, as well as the Neoliberal Brazil chapter lead Fernando Moreno.  How does Brazil's histo
What really happened during San Francisco's School Board recall, and what can we learn from it?  Organizers Autumn Looijen, Siva Raj and Steven Buss join the show to talk about the process of organizing the SF School Board recall.  We discuss w
As countries around the world increase sanctions on the Russian economy, one crucial sector has not yet seen sanctions - oil and gas. Paul Bledsoe is a former advisor to the Clinton White House, Congress and the Department of the Interior on cl
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