The Republican Agenda For The 114th Congress, Post-Capitalist Democracy, Community Cookbooks

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As the country struggles with an expanding income gap and a slow recovery from the Great Recession, some wonder if capitalism is the best system available. We examine what a post-capitalistic democracy in the United States might look like. We also discover the importance of community-sponsored cooking, and discuss the Republican agenda for the 114th Congress on their first day of work.

Featured in this Show

  • The Republican Agenda For The 114th Congress

    Now that Republicans are in control of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate, what will their priorities be? A conservative analyst discusses what issues could be at the top of the Republican legislative agenda.

  • Achieving A Post-Capitalist Democracy

    Despite being in the midst of what he calls a “downward spiral created by the tyranny of wealth and privilege,” our guest says it’s possible to transform ourselves into a sustaintable democratic society. He shares his ideas for propelling the United States into a post-capitalistic democracy in the 21st Century.

  • Wisconsin Life: Community Cookbooks

    We talk with a culinary historian about the rich history of community cookbooks, and the role they played in early social networks.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Cynthia Schuster Producer
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • John Samples Guest
  • Robert W. McChesney Guest
  • Traci Nathans-Kelly Guest

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