Wall Street, Populism, and the Left
Against the Grain (Berkeley, CA: KPFA)
Moving your money out of the big banks that have helped create the deepest economic crisis since the Great Depression may seem like an excellent idea. But leftwing journalist Doug Henwood believes such actions -- along with community currencies and attempts to abolish corporate personhood -- are misguided. Henwood discusses the long, and problematic, history of American populism, and what a radical approach to finance might look like.
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