PODCAST: Vanessa Baird and Owen Jones on the feral rich

Class
Globalization
Poverty
Society
Finance
Wealth
Politics
Equality

The feral rich are becoming more savage as the wealth gap grows, despite the economic crisis. How do they get away with it and what can be done to stop them?

In this podcast New Internationalist co-editor Vanessa Baird, and Chavs author and Independent columnist Owen Jones, discuss their ideas for turning the tables on the super rich and stopping the demonization of the poor. From tax avoidance to a maximum wage, is it possible to teach the feral rich when enough is enough?

Find out more about January/February’s double magazine on the feral rich, and how to subscribe to New Internationalist at our magazine page.


The New Internationalist podcast is produced by Amy Hall.

Thanks to Water Pageant for the music used in this podcast. Find out more about the band on their MySpace page. Their new album, Sightlings is out now. Other sounds thanks to Rickmk2, under a CC License 1.0, and Hush Musicent, under a CC License 3.0.

Slideshow photo: digitalmoneyworld, under a CC License.

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