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The Henry George Program

Mark Mollineaux

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The Henry George Program

The Henry George Program

Mark Mollineaux

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Dedicated to exploring several forgotten economic ideas. Can they solve modern problems?

Latest Episodes

Darrell Owens on Streets for All, and Depolicing Traffic

Darrell Owens of East Bay for Everyone is back, and answering the big questions: is disinvestment in minority neighborhoods the right approach for anti-gentrification (no); are there Black anti-tenant NIMBYs in SoCal who get confused for anti-gentrification advocates (yes); are duplexes scary (listen to find out). Finally, hear about Berkeley becoming the first US city to take the police out of traffic enforcement

--1 w ago
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Darrell Owens on Streets for All, and Depolicing Traffic

Inside the NIMBY Mind, with Jordan Grimes

Jordan Grimes has been live-tweeting Livable California calls over the last year, and comes on the show to share his insights into the ideology and political framework of California's NIMBY conspiracy. Learn more about Joel Kotkin, Jeffersonianism, what 'WIMBYs' are, and what the left should do about it. Also some brief updates on anti-eviction bills and whatever the hell was going on with Caltrain.

--3 w ago
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Inside the NIMBY Mind, with Jordan Grimes

Chris Beiser on Administration Markets, Bureaucracies, and Interoperability

Chris Beiser is back to talk about his recent article on Administration Markets; we talk what this means for the bureaucracies we see all around us. Topics covered: structured competition in South Korea, Estonian e-residency, automation, railroad standards, Zume pizza, railroad standards, city planning, and the role for risk and debt during the COVID crisis.

--AUG 18
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Chris Beiser on Administration Markets, Bureaucracies, and Interoperability

Stopping the Evictions, with Shanti Singh

We're in the midst of an eviction crisis in the danger of getting much, much worse. Shanti Singh of Tenants Together is on to talk about what is getting done, and what can be done to stop this. (We agree not to go at each other's throats about land-use for an entire show!) Talk about local-level, state-level, and federal-level interventions; talk about neoliberal vs forward-looking approaches to remedy tenant issues, and on the struggle to organize tenants and build power.

--JUL 24
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Stopping the Evictions, with Shanti Singh

SF: Still Cursed, with Max Kapczynski

Max and I check in with San Francisco, in the aftermath of COVID, and discover it's still cursed. Talk about its aesthetic identity, the baffling lack of ideology of the progs, and more.

--JUL 9
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SF: Still Cursed, with Max Kapczynski

Crafting Municipal-Level Public Housing Policy, with Laksh Bhasin

Laksh Bhasin (of the SF Berniecrats) is a co-author of the SF Community Housing Act, which looks to cross-subsidize public housing so that the city can operate units with less dependence on the vagaries of federal financing. We talk the nuts and bolts of the policy, interesting new ways it empowers its tenants, its political challenges, as well as the future of Article 34.

--JUN 19
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Crafting Municipal-Level Public Housing Policy, with Laksh Bhasin

Asn Ndiaye and Ollie Zhu on Municipal Insolvency, Looming Austerity

COVID has nuked tax receipts, and cities are hurting; what patterns do we see in their budget crises, and what can we do to avoid a new regime of austerity?

--JUN 3
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Asn Ndiaye and Ollie Zhu on Municipal Insolvency, Looming Austerity

Monica Mallon on Improving Transit, Before the Virus and After

Monica Mallon is a SJSU student and transit advocate, active in the plans to improve regional buses and more before COVID, and now active in trying to best help our transit agencies as we deal with a transit-unfriendly crisis.

--APR 27
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Monica Mallon on Improving Transit, Before the Virus and After

Redistributing the COVID pain, with Darrell, Derek, and Diego

Coronavirus is throwing the housing world upside-down; we talk to Darrell Owens and Derek Sagehorn of East Bay for Everyone and freelance writer Diego Aguilar-Canabal about the turmoil. Discussion about eviction moratoria, public housing, rent suspensions, municipal budgets, and more

--APR 19
Comments
Redistributing the COVID pain, with Darrell, Derek, and Diego

Talkin' Monetary Theory, with Emil Guliyev (pre-virus)

Discussing MMT, other currency theories, and more, with some focus on Silvio Gesell; recorded a mere month ago, from a very different pre-COVID world, but more relevant than ever--

--MAR 23
Comments
Talkin' Monetary Theory, with Emil Guliyev (pre-virus)

Latest Episodes

Darrell Owens on Streets for All, and Depolicing Traffic

Darrell Owens of East Bay for Everyone is back, and answering the big questions: is disinvestment in minority neighborhoods the right approach for anti-gentrification (no); are there Black anti-tenant NIMBYs in SoCal who get confused for anti-gentrification advocates (yes); are duplexes scary (listen to find out). Finally, hear about Berkeley becoming the first US city to take the police out of traffic enforcement

--1 w ago
Comments
Darrell Owens on Streets for All, and Depolicing Traffic

Inside the NIMBY Mind, with Jordan Grimes

Jordan Grimes has been live-tweeting Livable California calls over the last year, and comes on the show to share his insights into the ideology and political framework of California's NIMBY conspiracy. Learn more about Joel Kotkin, Jeffersonianism, what 'WIMBYs' are, and what the left should do about it. Also some brief updates on anti-eviction bills and whatever the hell was going on with Caltrain.

--3 w ago
Comments
Inside the NIMBY Mind, with Jordan Grimes

Chris Beiser on Administration Markets, Bureaucracies, and Interoperability

Chris Beiser is back to talk about his recent article on Administration Markets; we talk what this means for the bureaucracies we see all around us. Topics covered: structured competition in South Korea, Estonian e-residency, automation, railroad standards, Zume pizza, railroad standards, city planning, and the role for risk and debt during the COVID crisis.

--AUG 18
Comments
Chris Beiser on Administration Markets, Bureaucracies, and Interoperability

Stopping the Evictions, with Shanti Singh

We're in the midst of an eviction crisis in the danger of getting much, much worse. Shanti Singh of Tenants Together is on to talk about what is getting done, and what can be done to stop this. (We agree not to go at each other's throats about land-use for an entire show!) Talk about local-level, state-level, and federal-level interventions; talk about neoliberal vs forward-looking approaches to remedy tenant issues, and on the struggle to organize tenants and build power.

--JUL 24
Comments
Stopping the Evictions, with Shanti Singh

SF: Still Cursed, with Max Kapczynski

Max and I check in with San Francisco, in the aftermath of COVID, and discover it's still cursed. Talk about its aesthetic identity, the baffling lack of ideology of the progs, and more.

--JUL 9
Comments
SF: Still Cursed, with Max Kapczynski

Crafting Municipal-Level Public Housing Policy, with Laksh Bhasin

Laksh Bhasin (of the SF Berniecrats) is a co-author of the SF Community Housing Act, which looks to cross-subsidize public housing so that the city can operate units with less dependence on the vagaries of federal financing. We talk the nuts and bolts of the policy, interesting new ways it empowers its tenants, its political challenges, as well as the future of Article 34.

--JUN 19
Comments
Crafting Municipal-Level Public Housing Policy, with Laksh Bhasin

Asn Ndiaye and Ollie Zhu on Municipal Insolvency, Looming Austerity

COVID has nuked tax receipts, and cities are hurting; what patterns do we see in their budget crises, and what can we do to avoid a new regime of austerity?

--JUN 3
Comments
Asn Ndiaye and Ollie Zhu on Municipal Insolvency, Looming Austerity

Monica Mallon on Improving Transit, Before the Virus and After

Monica Mallon is a SJSU student and transit advocate, active in the plans to improve regional buses and more before COVID, and now active in trying to best help our transit agencies as we deal with a transit-unfriendly crisis.

--APR 27
Comments
Monica Mallon on Improving Transit, Before the Virus and After

Redistributing the COVID pain, with Darrell, Derek, and Diego

Coronavirus is throwing the housing world upside-down; we talk to Darrell Owens and Derek Sagehorn of East Bay for Everyone and freelance writer Diego Aguilar-Canabal about the turmoil. Discussion about eviction moratoria, public housing, rent suspensions, municipal budgets, and more

--APR 19
Comments
Redistributing the COVID pain, with Darrell, Derek, and Diego

Talkin' Monetary Theory, with Emil Guliyev (pre-virus)

Discussing MMT, other currency theories, and more, with some focus on Silvio Gesell; recorded a mere month ago, from a very different pre-COVID world, but more relevant than ever--

--MAR 23
Comments
Talkin' Monetary Theory, with Emil Guliyev (pre-virus)
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