The Economics of Happiness -- new version

Local Futures offers a free, shortened version of its award-winning documentary film The Economics of Happiness. This 19-minute abridged version "brings us voices of hope of in a time of crisis." www.localfutures.org.

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June 30, 2017

"Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America"

In a long Democracy Now! interview, historian Nancy MacLean talks about her new book and the hard-right economic theory and practice she researched.

see video and transcript here, from June 29, 2017:
https://www.democracynow.org/2017/6/29/republican_push_to_replace_obamacare_reflects

(introduction)  "As Republicans attempt to revive a bill to overturn Obamacare, we look at the radical right’s attempt to reshape the role of the federal government—from healthcare to education to housing. We speak with Duke University historian Nancy MacLean, author of the new book, "Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America." MacLean also uncovers the instrumental role the late libertarian economist James Buchanan played in the right’s campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting and privatize schools."


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