Free to Choose by Milton and Rose Freidman maintains that the free market works best for all members of a society, provides examples of how the free market engenders prosperity, and maintains that it can solve problems where other approaches have failed. – Wikipedia
Democracy & Local Government Elections 2020
Andy picks out some radical election music.
Noam Chomsky on “Prospects for Democracy” in the world today. Beginning with a broad review of democratic theory and political history, he argues that classical democrats such as Thomas Jefferson would be shocked at the current disrepair of American democracy.
Chomsky also talks on corporate media, radio, television, and public interest.
Andy and Ian talk about the need to vote in local government elections and state intervention at times of crisis.
‘Not so free to choose‘ is titled after an election song of the same name by Melbourne Indie Rock band InSurge. This song is a reference to conservative economist Milton Friedman’s TV series called ‘Free to Chose‘ when he back Ronald Reagan’s Presidency that dismantled liberal economic policies of the 1960s.
Vote for Me – John Williamson
The Federal Two Ring Circus – Redgum
Of ballots and barricades – Ramshackle Glory
The Candidates Find Common Ground – Chumbawamba
Too Absent to vote – Locksmiths
Not so free to choose – Insurge