Jonathan Tasini, Author Of 'Anatomy of Greed'03/25/10 Robert Lorei
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Today on Radioactivity, we have an interview with labor writer Jonatahn Tasini. He's running for the US Senate in New York state. But he's here to talk about health care, wages and his latest book In The Audacity of Greed: Free Markets, Corporate Thieves, and the Looting of America.
Long time labor and economics writer Jonathan Tasini examines the ethos of the free market that he says robs everyday Americans, and exposes the individuals who are responsible for the looting of America. From corporate executives who funded their lavish lifestyles at the publicâ€™s expense, to the politicians who let it happen, Tasini argues that we need a cultural and philosophical revolution that punctures the fable of market fundamentalism and, by doing so, values the contributions made by ordinary Americans throughout the economy.
I also read part of a recent column by former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum on why the Republican Party's interests are not the same as those of talk radio and Fox News: