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Democracy (Ep. 31)

“Our enemy is apathy.” –Yanis Varoufakis In 2015 today’s guests were propelled onto the global stage by their efforts to take on the European banking establishment and restructure the Greek government’s financial system.  For 5 months they worked to negotiate alternatives to further austerity measures; trying to extend loans while moving Greece toward a more solvent state.  Their efforts to confront the Eurozone and proceed democratically to carry…

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V&B – The Past, Present, and Future of The Greek Economy

In this episode of Views & Brews,  KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins the hosts of KUT’s The Secret Ingredient podcast, Tom Philpott and Raj Patel, as they sit down with the eminent economist James K. Galbraith author of the forthcoming “Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe” to talk inequality, the Greek…

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Texas Standard: July 8, 2015

Events unfolding in China, Iran and Greece are moving the needle on one Texas-centric economic indicator…we’re checking the gauges today on the Texas Standard. An Iconic Texas brand says no to open carry in their restaurants…we’ll explore what it means for the industry and the debate. As South Carolina debates the battleflag, lawmakers try to…

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