What Could A Better Economy Look Like?

Today’s episode is about a future where the economy revolves around gifts, instead of money.

Ilana Strauss, a journalist and producer at National Geographic’s podcast, “Overheard.”

Dr. Niels Thygesen, an associate professor at the Copenhagen Business School.

Dr. James Parisot, a researcher at the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley and author of How America Became Capitalist: Imperial Expansion and the Conquest of the West.

Dr. Anna Grear, a professor of law at Cardiff University and author of The Great Awakening: New Modes of Life Amidst Capitalist Ruins.

Ricardo Nuñez, the director of economic democracy at the Sustainable Economies Law Center.

Dr. Sara Nelson, an economic policy fellow at the University of British Columbia.

Dean Spade, an activist, professor at Seattle University School of Law, and author of Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next).

Dr. Hyunseok Hwang, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Houston.

Monica Byrne, a novelist, playwright, and author of The Actual Star.

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