The Clinton Years (Part Two): Yesterday’s gone.

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Published Jul 15, 2022, 4:01 AM

In Part One of “The Clinton Years” we started our journey in the present day by examining the structure and programs of The Clinton Foundation. Many of Clinton’s earliest ideas in public service remain very much a part of the Clinton ethos and belief system to this day. Early evidence of the reliance on public/private partnerships and adherence to free market ideology can be found in Clinton’s formative years when the Democratic Party was reeling from Ronald Reagan’s takeover of the American political system. Part Two of “The Clinton Years” examines the roots of the Clinton philosophy and approach to government. 

Chapters

Intro: 00:00:42

Chapter Two: Winner, winner, chicken dinner. 00:05:43

Chapter Three: Micro-finance as a macro policy. 00:13:47

Chapter Four: Between sunshine and rain…A Rainbow Coalition. 00:25:58

Post Show Musings: 00:45:03

Book Love: 00:45:37

Outro: 00:57:35

Resources

The Baltimore Sun: Modest success marks Clinton era Arkansas remains poor, but has made gains in Democrat’s tenure

U.S. News: Best States- Arkansas

U.S. News: Best States- Massachusetts

The New York Times: The President's Past

Book Love

Lily Geismer: Left Behind: The Democrats’ Failed Attempt to Solve Inequality

Nathan J. Robinson: Superpredator: Bill Clinton’s Use and Abuse of Black America

Bernard Harcourt: The Illusion of Free Markets: Punishment and the Myth of Natural Order

UNFTR Episode Resources

F*ck Milton Friedman.

The Economics of Racism.

The Clinton Years (Part One).

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