In a moment of economic crisis, what should our demands be and how should we hope to win them? Geographer David Harvey talks about organizing ourselves for life after capitalism, while resource economist Eugene Coyle discusses why unemployment is not solved by perpetual growth. He argues that it's time for labor and the left to again raise the banner of cutting the work week.
Is the bicycle the anti-car? Historian of technics Iain Boal discusses an unknown side to the bicycle's history, from the paving of roads to King Leopold's genocide in the Congo. Boal also speaks about another iconic 20th century means of crossing space -- the radio -- and considers the political economy of elected boards at America's first listener-sponsored radio network, Pacifica. (Encore presentation.)