Slavery

Mountain Money - January 18, 2021

Jan 18, 2021

Alicia Mazzara (1:52) of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities spoke with Mountain Money on the disproportionate way COVID impacts communities of color in the nation, particularly from an economic perspective. 

(19:44) In this episode, Mountain Money replayed an interview conducted in June 2020 Sven Beckert, professor of History at Harvard University.  Sven spoke about the historical relationship between capitalism and slavery and its impacts on the world we live in today.

Mountain Money - June 22, 2020

Jun 22, 2020

During today's show, Mountain Money hosts spoke with  (2:06) Kyle Hegarty, author of The Accidental Business Nomad: A Survival Guide for Working Across a Shrinking Planet.  Kyle highlighted stories from his book that focuses on doing business across cultures.

(18:17) Sven Beckert, professor of History at Harvard University, joined the hosts to speak about the historical relationship between capitalism, cotton and slavery and the impacts of those relationships on the world we live in today.