Bungacast
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/104/ The Aristocracy of Finance ft. Alexander Zevin
1 hour 17 minutes Posted Jan 20, 2020 at 11:05 pm.
) Overview & early days
) 19th century & empire
) 20th century, esp 1930s and '40s
) End of the Cold War and NOBS
) Liberalism & its enemies
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On The Economist and the contradictions of global liberalism.
Alexander Zevin joins us to discuss his work on the 176 year history of the magazine that has accompanied liberalism's global expansion. Has it just reflected the world or has it actually influenced politics? How has The Economist balanced democracy against the interests of finance and the needs of empire? And is the magazine suffering from N.O.B.S.? 
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