Letters and Politics

Steve Mnuchin Confirmation Hearing. Then A History of Finances

On today’s show, we talk about Steven Mnuchin’s upcoming hearing for Treasury Secretary with David Dayen (journalist and author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud).

Then we are in conversation with Jane Gleeson-White, author of Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance. Gleeson-White is an economist with a degree in literature from the University of Sydney.

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