[S7 E04] New
In this episode of All Things Co-op, Larry and Kevin talk with Dr. Joshua Preiss, professor of Philosophy and the Director of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Dr. Preiss talks with Kevin and Larry about the notion of the American Dream, notions of fair rates and just work, this American economic ideology and its relation to economic reality, Adam Smith and the framework of the "Well Ordered Society," the current Winner Take All economic arrangement, the dire consequences of the winner take all dynamic, and some real structural changes that could bring about just work for all. Dr. Preiss has published papers ranging from Milton Friedman’s notion of freedom, the relation of finance capitalism and democratic freedom and, most recently and the focus of this conversation, Just Work for All: The American Dream in the 21st Century.
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About our guest: Joshua Preiss is a professor of Philosophy and Director of the program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He regularly teaches courses in social and political philosophy, business ethics, philosophy of economics, and the philosophy of race, class, and gender.
Just Work for All: The American Dream in the 21st Century by Joshua Preiss: https://www.routledge.com/Just-Work-for-All-The-American-Dream-in-the-21st-Century/Preiss/p/book/9780367694883
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