How to Fix the Housing Market

The New Bazaar | 21 April 2022 | 1h 02m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jenny Schuetz about her book Fixer-Upper: How to Repair America’s Broken Housing System. Discusses the housing market in all of its complexity, the reasons it’s broken for so many people, the entrenched barriers to fixing it – and some ideas that just might work.

Simon Winchester: Land

The Book Club | 27 January 2021 | 0h 42m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Simon Winchester about his book Land: How The Hunger For Ownership Made The Modern World. Discusses mankind’s relationship to land through place and time. Considers whether capitalism is possible without land rights, whether climate change will alter our relationship to property, why the pioneering map makers of the nineteenth century are now barely heard of – and Dutch land reclamation.