Thursday, February 23, 2012

Institutional Corruption in the U.S. Government

Lawrence Lessig
Lawrence Lessig joins Bob McChesney to talk about institutional corruption. Lawrence Lessig is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. His current work concerns institutional corruption and the economy of influence that weakens the effectiveness of an institution, or weakens public trust.
Source: Lawrence Lessig joins McChesney on Media Matters with Bob McChesney

President Andrew Jackson
Where did the U.S. debt come from? What happened the one time the U.S. paid it all off? Why did the U.S. Congress created the debt ceiling in the first place? A short review of the legend of the national debt. This podcast doesn't explain why people fear what they don't understand.
Source: When The U.S. Paid Off The Entire National Debt (And Why It Didn't Last)

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Music includes Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son, Marvin Gaye - What's Going On, Pete Seeger - Waist Deep in the Big Muddy, George Patton, Charles Mingus - Oh Lord Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me, John Kennedy, Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing, The Beatles - Penny Lane, Kenny Rogers - Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town, Louis Armstrong - Mack the Knife, Bobby Mcferrin - Blackbird, Vince Gill - Let There Be Peace On Earth

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