Oct 14, 2021 • 1HR 7M

Grassroots Economics for a Better Future | Blair Fix

Economist Blair Fix on what the mainstream has wrong and how to work with big picture problems

Open in playerListen on);
It's a critical time for our planet. We face severe ecological, economic and energy crises. Journalist Rachel Donald interviews experts confronting those crises head on, revealing the big picture of what's really going on.
Episode details

Blair Fix is an economist and post-doc at York University, but he has done a lot of his research outside of the structure and security of the academy. Blair is in the same camp as Steve Keen, believing neoclassical and mainstream economists are not only holding back society’s progression, but putting humanity and the planet in danger.


We discuss his research that proves the relationship between power hierarchies and income inequality (sorry, Hayek, looks like free markets aren’t that free!), how to manage resource distribution, and why GDP is a flawed metric for success.

Listen here or catch it on Apple or Spotify.

Support Blair on Patreon and follow his research on Economics From The Top Down.

You can also follow Planet: Critical on Youtube and support the project on Patreon where I upload a bonus video every Saturday.

© 2022 Rachel Donald