A Talk with Maria Konovalenko, Biophysicist and Longevity Researcher

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Maria Konovalenko is a molecular biophysicist and the program coordinator for the Science for Life Extension Foundation.  She earned her M.Sc. degree in Molecular Biological Physics at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Maria is preparing a cookbook for health enthusiasts who want science to back up their dietary decisions. For more information please visit her blog.

Strange Economic Creatures: Dan Sullivan, Georgist

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Dan Sullivan is the director of Saving Communities and president of the Council of Georgist Organizations. For over 35 years he has been making presentations around the world on both the theory and practical applications of Georgism, has been instrumental in winning shifts to land value tax in Pittsburgh and other Western Pennsylvania cities, and has been featured in newspapers and major magazines, including *Fortune.* “Sullivan has made several studies of the financial impact of higher land taxes on property … Read More

Strange Economic Creatures: Dr. Fred Foldvary, Geo-Austrian

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This is the man who correctly predicted the nature and year of the monumental crash of 2008… back in 1997. Fred E. Foldvary received his B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University. He has taught economics at the Latvian University of Agriculture, Virginia Tech, John F. Kennedy University, California State University East Bay, the University of California at Berkeley Extension, Santa Clara University, and currently at … Read More

Interview with Dr. Peter Glassman

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Dr. Glassman and I talk about the life and ideas of John Stuart Mill, arguably the most influential Western intellectual of the 19th century. His book was one of the sources I drew from for my documentary on Mill. Dr. Peter J. Glassman is an educator and author who has worked extensively in early childhood, elementary, and post-secondary education in North America, Europe, and Asia. He is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States. Peter has a unique background … Read More

Interview with Michael Wheeler

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In the year 2515, the last of us, the last of humanity… is facing the constant threat of extinction. The only hope… are roaches. Thus begins the saga of ROACH GUARD, a team of evolved cockroaches protecting humanity in an underground society, from annihilation from Above. NITE is an up-coming urban dark fantasy comic book series: “Carmine DePalo was a made man. He had it all. Money. Women. Access to vast resources. More homes than most Hollywood stars. All due to … Read More

Strange Economic Creatures: Dr. Louis-Philippe Rochon, Post-Keynesian

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Louis-Philippe Rochon is an Associate Professor of Economics, at Laurentian University, in Canada, where he is Director of the International Economic Policy Institute.  He is the founding co-editor of the Review of Keynesian Economics, and co-diretor of New Directions in Post-Keynesian Economics, a book series at Edward Elgar.  He is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Political Economy, Ola Financiera, and the Problemas del Desarrollo, Revista Latinoamericana d’Economia. He has written over 100 articles, and written or … Read More

Strange Economic Creatures: Nate Blair, Georgist

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We discuss the economist Henry George in this episode. I used the phrase “strange economic creatures” while interviewing Dr. Rochon. It seems like a fitting title for this series. Nate, though he had heroically battled food poisoning by bad pupasa the night before, still mustered the strength to talk about ol’ Hank. Below are resources assembled and commented upon by Mr. Blair. Enjoy. The London Jubilee line was constructed at a cost of 3.5 billion GBP, but the public investment, paid … Read More