Episode

Business Podcast

ABC Radio National

Business, Business News

We really love having you listen to RN but we need to let you know that we’ll be closing our subject based podcasts (don’t worry—we aren’t cancelling any shows). To keep hearing stories and interviews from RN, search for your favourite shows in theABC Radio App or subscribe in your preferred podcasting app. If you’re looking for something new to wrap your ears around, visit the RN website where there’s plenty for you to discover.

Website

Is capitalism killing democracy?

May 19th, 2016

Episode 1398 of 1612 episodes

Democracy has always had a tense relationship with the market. From Aristotle to John Maynard Keynes, it has been acknowledged that economics cannot be an end in itself, but must be embedded within social obligations and forms of mutual solidarity. With these bonds fraying and global capitalism increasingly serving its own ends, must democracy be the victim of the prosperity of the few?

Featured Podcast

Listen