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Co-hosts: Professor Luigi Zingales and Bethany McLean
Producer: Matt Hodapp


Capitalisnt S2

Cover Art by Michael DiStasi

On the cover, from the top left corner:

  • Adam Smith — Scottish economist, philosopher, and author as well as a moral philosopher, a pioneer of political economy, also known as ''The Father of Capitalism''
  • Karl Marx — German philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary
  • W. Arthur Lewis — Economist, James Madison Professor of Political Economy at Princeton University, and recipient of the 1979 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
  • Rosa Luxemburg — Polish Marxist, philosopher, economist, anti-war activist and revolutionary socialist
  • Milton Friedman — American economist, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, and one of the leaders of the "Chicago School"
  • Deng Xiaoping — Paramount leader of the People's Republic of China (1978-1989), known as the "Architect of Modern China"
  • John Maynard Keynes — British economist whose ideas form the basis for the Keynesian economics school of thought
  • Hugo Chávez — President of Venezuela (1999-2013)
  • Margaret Thatcher — Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1979-1990) and Leader of the Conservative Party (1975-1990)

The original photos used to create our show's cover art are available courtesy of their respective creators under the following creative commons licenses: