Category Archives: Economics

How She Lost – Hillary Clinton

This week’s Catskill Review of Books at Friday May 26, 3:30 pm EST on 90.5 FM and podcast wjffradio.org Ian Williams talks to Joe Lauria about his book on Hillary Clinton’s defeat http://www.orbooks.com/catalog/how-i-lost/ – self inflicted he says, based on … Continue reading

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Pass the Mayo

CRoB interview with Mike Mayo – Exile on Wall St, on how banks broke everybody else. http://www.wjffradio.org/parchive/xml/bookreview.xml broadcast 24 December

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A Hayek up in the Economy

This week’s Catskill Review of Books features Nicholas Wapshott, author of Keynes Hayek, the clash that defined modern economics, talking to Ian Williams about the ideas behind the clashes over the budget crisis. WJFF, 7:00 pm Saturday 3 December, 90.5 … Continue reading

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Boom – or Bust!

On the Catskill Review of Books, Ian Williams quizzes the optimism of Jack Plunkett, whose book “The Next Boom: what you absolutely, positively have to know about the world between now and 2025,” is a well informed but bullish look … Continue reading

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Gushing about BP!

7 pm Saturday 14th May archived on http://wjffradio.org Ian talks to the Washington Post’s Joel Achenbach about his book The Hole At the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher, just over a year after … Continue reading

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Do As We Say, Not As We Do

This week’s Catskill Review of Books, 6:30 pm Saturday 23 April, has Ian Williams talking to Garrett Peck about his book “Prohibition in Washington DC” demonstrating the perennial practice of Congress forbidding unto others what it enjoys itself! WJFF 90/5 … Continue reading

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Back to Our Future!

This week’s Catskill Review of Books at 2:30 Saturday 12 March on 90.5 FM and podcast/streaming on http://wjffradio.org features Ian Williams discussing David Sirota’s new book “Back to Our Future,” in which he traces the continuing baleful influence of the … Continue reading

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The Business of Spirits

This week’s Catskill Review of Books, 2:30 Saturday becomes the Catskill Review of Booze as Ian Williams talks to Noah Rothbaum, author of the Business of Spirits: How Savvy Marketers, Innovative Distillers, and Entrepreneurs Changed How We Drink. streaming on … Continue reading

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Wall Street – and the Wall!

This Saturday 20 November At 2:30 the Catskill Review of Books follows the money. Former Reagan appointee Robert A Monks has spent decades inveighing against the despotic excesses of America’s CEOs, Ian Williams talks to him about his latest book … Continue reading

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