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To reforming economics as an interpretation of reality, rather than a diversion play for monopolists.

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To reforming economics as an interpretation of reality, rather than a diversion play for monopolists.

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Renegade Economists

Latest release on Oct 23, 2019

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Rank #1: Make Me Do It

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New economics and green tech - in this episode Gary Flomenhoft (formerly Gundt Institute) joins to discuss the raft of policy solutions on offer. From cryptocurrency to tiny homes, UBI to CLTs - this is a fast paced interview with a number of edgy tangents. #podcast #neweconomicsShow notes

Apr 11 2018

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Rank #2: Rethinking The Paradox of Property

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Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing: Author Laurie Macfarlane delves into the depths of property rights to reveal the paradox of property. We wade into the UK housing market as core themes to the book are highlighted amidst our ongoing critique of neo-classical economics. Laurie finishes with an insight into the positive reform developments in Scotland. Show notes

May 23 2018

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Rank #3: South Africa's Land Reform Urgency

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Peter Meakin reports on the push for land reform - without compensation for white farmers. He explains how this could occur with a legitimate trade off. Should we rely on the western development model to skill new landholders up?Show notes

Jun 20 2018

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Rank #4: The Quest to Own the Future

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Greek academic Yannis Tziligakis joins us to discuss the Right to the City movement. If we are to have rights, who should be included? Yannis has a way of words, dropping one-liners such as the trinity of inequality, the spiral of enslavement and puppeteers against our very own interests. This is an extended podcast as we delve into the details of life on a monopolists earth.Show notes

Jul 25 2018

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Rank #5: De Niro's Island Paradise Coup

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We forge ahead deeper into the disaster capitalism tearing at island life on Barbuda, one of the few remaining places on the planet where land hasn’t been commodified and the people thrown into a lifetime of debt. Teckla C Nega Melchior hits hard with one story after another revealing the levels of deceipt de Niro and Packer are pushing. Why is de Niro busy talking about global warming threats but still so enamored to be pushing this project upon a nation where the water table sits just two feet underground?Show notes - De Niro's Island Paradise Coup

Feb 07 2018

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Rank #6: Our Data, Their Profits

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On a freezing day Karl digs into the archives with Paraic Lally giving his elevator pitch on all things Georgist. Then we go back to an interview with Silicon Valley commons coder Max Carlson to discuss the evolving influence of the digital era. Is there a way to reduce the immense profits enjoyed by FAGA (Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon)? Do any of Karl’s tech reforms muster a pass from Max? Show notes

Jul 11 2018

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Rank #7: Money laundering through property in India, Argentina

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Econometricians Varsha Mohinani (India) and Tamara Lojo (Argentina) discuss their nations economies in light of the Transparency International report into money laundering in property. Isn’t it refreshing to hear what’s happening outside the anglosphere? Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/1rJ

Apr 05 2017

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Rank #8: Clutching at Straws

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Frustrated at a number of old friends who are flipping out at terrorist activities, Karl digs into this thorny issue by looking at the influence of Malthus on critical analysis. Jonathan Green from Crash Course in History joins us from youtube. More on this in the coming weeks. Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/2017/11/clutching-at-straws/

Dec 06 2017

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Rank #9: Winds of Change hit Paradise Barbuda

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A billionaire, a hollywood superstar and Hurricane Irma have converged to wipe away some of the last tidings of communal land title on the idyllic island of Barbuda. Listen to this harrowing story of rent-seekers enlisting disaster capitalism to wipe away any alternative to neoliberal economics. Part 1 in a story that must be told, again and again. Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/?p=5878

Jan 31 2018

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Rank #10: Trickled On Times to Cease

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Bryan Kavanagh discusses the failure that is neo-classical economics with the statement “We’ve seen that being ‘trickled on’ doesn’t work”. We discuss this in light of another surprising election result with Jacinda Ardern in NZ (apologies kiwis for my mispronunciation).You gang must be able to recite this material with ease by now eh? Send any show ideas/ interviewees to renegades@earthsharing.org.au Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/2017/10/trickled-on-times-to-end/Photo by James Padolsey on Unsplash

Oct 25 2017

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Rank #11: Justice before Liberty, ok!

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Part 2 of Karl’s Georgist course - the key essentials to understanding behind this timeless philosophy. We discuss first principles including birth rights, primary factors of production, justice, liberty and the importance of effective redistribution policy. Why is the most essential aspect to life on earth ignored by economics? Show notes.

Apr 24 2019

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Rank #12: Show Off Economics

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Polly Cleveland (Columbia University) discusses the origins of inequality, taking us on a journey from Tanzanian tribes in desert lands to aboriginal people engaging in horticultural activities. How does inequality begin? Join us for this trek through the ages. Show notes

Apr 25 2018

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Rank #13: Outsourcing Insiders

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Michael Tull (CPSU) discusses the first ever national audit of consultancy fees. Whilst we continually hear of budget cutbacks in order to achieve surplus, the insiders are making a surplus of their very own. Tune in to this rocky road of privatisations, delivering less for much more. It’s all part of our topsy turvy world eh?Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/?p=5872

Jan 24 2018

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Rank #14: Instinctual Sharpenings

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Author of Biohistory, Jim Penman (CEO Jims Mowing), joins to discuss his analysis of the rise and fall of civilisations. We discuss the biological and behavioural underpinnings to society and how environmental factors can be sculpted to affect outcomes. A controversial show, we hope it pushes your thinking. Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/1rX

Apr 26 2017

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Rank #15: Privatising the Shade

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With the summer heatwave about to hit, Karl looks into the shortcomings of economic theory allowing insiders to make easy profits and pollute at will.  We usaed to laugh at paying for oxygen but they now do so in Asia. Will shade be next? The show also discusses easy roots already occurring with our solar farms.Show notes: http://www.earthsharing.org.au/2018/01/whats-next-privatising-the-shade/

Jan 17 2018

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Rank #16: Grand Final Day

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Just how far did Australia’s land prices go? There should have been a drum roll for this announcement! We traverse through the impact of such increases via latest census findings, reference Saul Eslake, geek out on the Productivity Commission’s latest report, delve into Bowie Bonds and finish with some Adani controversy. In the midst of this, Karl takes aim at one of the nation’s leading comedians - when are we going to find a celebrity who is willing to stand for a fairer economic system? Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/2017/11/5817/

Nov 01 2017

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Rank #17: Privatising Core Government Functions

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Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh (https://findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/display/person99751) discusses the recently announced privatisation of the Victorian Land Titles office. This is mentioned in light of the privatisation of the NSW titles office and the costs imposed in Canada from such efforts. Karl does his best to stay composed. Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/1t6

May 17 2017

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Rank #18: Corruption, Transparency & Traction

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Mark Zirnsak (http://www.taxjustice.org.au) - investigator extraordinaire on tax havens, money laundering and corruption discusses the most recent report to get Karl excited - Doors Wide Open. A wide ranging discussion on the momentum towards transparency in government and business. Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/1rU

Apr 19 2017

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Rank #19: Planning to Ignore Strategic Thought

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Emily Sims is joined by Crystal Legacy (Melb Uni, Dept of Planning) and Nathan Pittman (Planning PhD candidate) to discuss the machinations behind the Western Distributor tunnel. After years of strategic planning, some challenging outcomes eventuate. Where to for strategic thinking? Karl finishes with insights on the tendering process for these multi-billion projects. Show notes

Jul 04 2018

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Rank #20: Drip Feeding Formula Revealed

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Peter Smith, social housing developer, joins to discuss the UK economy, revealing a key formula that developers use to manufacture scarcity and thus guarantee profits. Make sure you rock out in the middle of this episode as we return to discuss the game of monopoly and how we could really share the bounty of the earth. Show notes - http://www.earthsharing.org.au/2018/04/drip-feeding-formula-revealed/

Apr 18 2018

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