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On Tuesday October 15th, our host Carousel Bayrd talked with Anat Shenker- Osorio about her latest book, “Don’t Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense about the Economy”.
With all of the buzz about the government shutdown this book is very timely. According to the publisher, PublicAffairs, “Don’t Buy It cuts through misinformation and skewers the economic nonsense we hear every day. In the end, it convincingly demonstrates that radically altering our politics and policies for the better is a matter of changing the conversation—literally.”