LEADING ECONOMIST, ROBIN HAHNEL, ON "ALL ABOUT MONEY", ON KZYX, FRIDAY, DEC 14, @ 9 AM
"All About Money" on KZYX, welcomes back one of our favorite guests...Robin Hahnel.
We air at 9 AM, Pacific Time. Our broadcast is heard at 88.1, 90.7, and 91.5 FM in the Counties of Mendocino, Humboldt, Lake, and Sonoma in northern California. We also stream live from the web at www.kzyx.org .
Hahnel is a Professor of Economics at Portland State University. He was professor emeritus at American University for many years and has traveled extensively advising on economic matters all over the world. He is best known for his work on participatory economics with Z Magazine editor, Michael Albert.
Hahnel is a radical economist and political activist. Politically he considers himself a product of the New Left and is sympathetic to libertarian socialism. He has been active in many social movements and organizations for forty years, notably as a participant in student movements opposed to the American invasion of South Vietnam, more recently with the Southern Maryland Greens, a local chapter of the Maryland Green Party, and the Green Party of the United States. Hahnel's work in economic theory and analysis is informed by the work of Marx, Keynes, Piero Sraffa, Michael Kalecki, and Joan Robinson, among others. He has served as a visiting professor or economist in Cuba, Peru, and England.
His book, "Of the People, By the People: The Case for a Participatory Economy", (Soapbox Press, AK Press Distributor) 2012 is now available. The book is available in a paperback print edition and also as an ebook – Kindle, etc.