Guns and Butter

Guns and Butter

Listen Download | podcast

“The Bay Bridge Retrofit and the Federal Reserve” with Scott Paul and Tim Canova.  How not to finance public infrastructure: public-private partnerships; self-liquidating loans to fund infrastructure; analysis of the Federal Reserve System; QE1, QE2, QE3; Operation Twist; outcome of a private central bank; the Fed as a captured agency; nationalizing the Fed; Reconstruction Finance Corporation; alternative paradigm.

Support KPFA Today

Community Powered Radio for the Bay Area and Beyond

Founded in 1949 by Lewis Hill, a pacifist, poet, and journalist, KPFA was the first community supported radio station in the USA. Keep us going another 50 years!

Secure Online Donations