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Moshe Adler on "Economics for the Rest of Us"

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Join Book Talk Radio and host Joe Conason for a discussion with Moshe Adler about how contemporary economic thinking has rigged the system in favor of Wall Street at the expense of Main Street. Professor Moshe Adler of Columbia University has written a masterful and wonderfully accessible book that does for economics what Howard Zinn did for American history—Freakonomics crossed with The Tipping Point.

Moshe Adler author of Economics for the Rest of Us, teaches economics at Columbia University and at the Center for Labor Studies at Empire State College. His articles and editorials have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Counterpunch, and in many academic journals. He lives in New York City.

Book Talk Radio is hosted by Joe Conason. Joe Conason is national correspondent for The New York Observer, where he writes a weekly column distributed by Creators Syndicate. He is also a columnist for Salon.com, and the Director of the Nation Institute Investigative Fund. His latest book, It Can Happen Here: Authoritarian Peril in the Age of Bush, was released in February 2007.