The Bruenigs

By Elizabeth and Matt Bruenig

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Podcast by Elizabeth and Matt Bruenig

Episode Date
Medicare for All Fact-checking Debacle and Autism
01:10:20
Matt and Liz tell the story of the Mercatus M4A study and all of the ridiculous fact-checking that has followed it. And, after covering the mind of Liz last episode, they turn to the mind of Matt, which is to say autism.
Aug 10, 2018
Socialism Semantics and the Bruenig Book Canon
01:02:38
We discuss hot topics, including the newest Jacobin socialism piece lighting up the internet. Then, upon listener request, we turn towards some of the key books we have read.
Aug 03, 2018
SUMMER MADNESS: THE BUFFER STOCK PARADOX
01:04:24
We discuss Russia exhaustion, the Job Guarantee, and just have freewheeling conversations.
Jul 29, 2018
Undercover Boss
01:06:12
Liz and Matt talk about the greatest show in 21st century television: Undercover Boss.
Jul 20, 2018
Nordic Socialism Is Really Real
00:48:03
We discuss great tweets of the week, Nordic state ownership being a real thing despite what nearly everyone in media says, and amusing miscellany at the end.
Jul 15, 2018
Dr. Phil and Social Mobility
01:07:44
Liz and Matt discuss Dr. Phil, daytime TV generally, The Last Kingdom, and, as our main topic, the pitfalls of so-called "social mobility."
Jul 08, 2018
Civility and Janus
00:58:42
Liz and Matt discuss how civility is bad again and the Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME, which threatens to kill public sector labor unions.
Jun 22, 2018
How Does Retirement Work?
01:03:45
Sound issues fixed, zombies and property, and how does retirement really work?
Jun 09, 2018
Distrust The Process
00:52:24
Elizabeth and Matt discuss the way in which public reason forces everyone to make up fake procedural arguments about why people should be fired or not.
Jun 02, 2018
Incel
00:44:50
Incel by Elizabeth and Matt Bruenig
May 04, 2018
Slacker and the Job Guarantee
00:40:30
Slacker and the Job Guarantee by Elizabeth and Matt Bruenig
Apr 23, 2018
Batman And Monopoly
00:40:03
Matt discusses Batman en route to discussing monopoly, socialism, and 7-11.
Apr 21, 2018
Matt Tries to Understand Harry Potter
00:24:47
Matt has never read or seen Harry Potter. Here, he tries to reconstruct what the story is about based on political journalism written using Harry Potter analogies.
Mar 31, 2018