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    A Capitalist's Lament

    Leland Faust talked about his book A Capitalist’s Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America, in which he argues that regular Americans are being fleeced and exposed to…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama discussed the importance of fair competition in the marketplace and the actions his administration had taken to ensure it.

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    A Capitalist Manifesto

    Professor Gary Wolfram talked about this book, A Capitalist Manifesto: Understanding the Market Economy and Defending Liberty. The interview, conducted at Hillsdale College in Michigan, is part…

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    The Earth Wants You

    Reverend Bill Talen talked about his book The Earth Wants You, in which he presents his critique of capitalism and consumerism.

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    2016 Left Forum Opening Plenary

    Tariq Ali, author of The Extreme Centre, Medea Benjamin, author of Drone Warfare, and Chris Hedges, author of Wages of Rebellion, talked about capitalism and militarism. The panel was…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama talked about creating more competition in the free market. He explained that his administration was encouraging the Federal Communications Commission…

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    Saving Capitalism

    Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich talked about his book Saving Capitalism, in which he examines America’s current economic system. He spoke at the 2015 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at…

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    Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality

    Edward O’Donnell talked about his book, Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age, about the life of the man who published Progress and Poverty, a critique of…

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    Disaster Capitalism

    Antony Loewenstein talked about his book, Disaster Capitalism, in which he takes a critical look at companies like Halliburton, G4S, and Serco that make money off of natural and man-made…

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    Capitalism, Poverty and Pope Francis

    Panelists talked about Pope Francis' views of capitalism and its effect on inequality and poverty around the globe. Catholic scholars considered the pope’s lessons and statements on global free markets…

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    President Obama on Global Entrepreneurship

    President Obama talked about ways to encourage women and young entrepreneurs to address global issues including poverty, climate change, religious extremism, education, and health care. He…

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    World on Fire

    Ms. Chua talked about her book World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability, published by Doubleday. While proponents of globalization…

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    Free Market Economics and Morality

    The Reverend Robert Sirico talked about the free market, conservative values, and morality. He said that government should be the resource of last resort. Discussion on the history of culture included the…

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    Crapitalism

    Jason Mattera talked about his book, Crapitalism: Liberals Who Make Millions Swiping Your Tax Dollars, in which he argues that wealthy liberals such as George Soros, Al Gore, Harry Reid, and…

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    Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Historical Perspective

    Experts discussed their recent research on German, Mexican, and Asian immigrant entrepreneurship. This “Congressional Briefing on Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Historical Perspective” was…

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    How the Poor Can Save Capitalism

    John Hope Bryant talked about his book, How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class, in which he argues that the U.S. economy can be fixed by building…

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    After Words with Jeremy Rifkin

    Jeremy Rifkin talked about his book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism, in which he argues that capitalism is…

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    What's So Great About America?

    Author and documentary director Dinesh D’Souza and activist and author Bill Ayers participated in a debate titled, “What’s so Great About America?” Following their opening remarks, they…

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    The Future and Its Enemies

    Ms. Postrel talked about her book, The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress, published by Free Press. She postulated that world-views…

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    Capitalism: A Ghost Story

    Arundhati Roy talked about her book, Capitalism: A Ghost Story, in which she discusses the impact of economic globalization on Third World countries. She argues that the exploitation of…

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