Feb 27 • 42M

Future Cities, Unequal Cities

Richard McGahey says America has a strong anti-urban bias. Or is it that unfettered free market forces will never replace cohesive regional planning?

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Economist Steve Keen talks to Phil Dobbie about the failings of the neoclassical economics and how it reflects on society.ems-based alternative to mainstream economics
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This week on Debunking Economics Phil and Steve are joined by Richard McGahey, author of a new book “Unequal Cities: Overcoming anti-urban bias to reduce inequality in the United States”. One of the problems the US faces is that cities, by and large, are self-funded, with little in the way of federal or state support, beyond minimal welfare programmes. …

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