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Who Makes Cents?: A History of Capitalism Podcast

Who Makes Cents?: A History of Capitalism Podcast is a monthly program devoted to bringing you quality, engaging stories that explain how capitalism has changed over time. We interview historians and social and cultural critics about capitalism’s past, highlighting the political and economic changes that have created the present. Each episode gives voice to the people who have shaped capitalism – by making the rules or by breaking them, by creating economic structures or by resisting them.

info_outline Elizabeth Ingleson on the Past and Present of Made in China 07/01/2024
info_outline Teresa Ghilarducci on the Past and Future of Retirement 06/03/2024
info_outline Cheryl Narumi Naruse on Singapore, Postcolonial Capitalism, and Becoming Global Asia 05/05/2024
info_outline Ben Waterhouse on the Dream and Reality of Self Employment 04/02/2024
info_outline Brent Cebul on Business, Inequality, and American Liberalism 03/05/2024
info_outline Tim Keogh on Suburban Poverty and the Roots of Postwar Inequality 02/06/2024
info_outline Premilla Nadasen on the Care Economy and the Potential for Radical Care 01/08/2024
info_outline Hannah Forsyth on the Rise and Fall of the Professional Class in the Anglophone World 11/07/2023
info_outline Bart Elmore on Southern Companies Remaking our Economy and the Planet 09/04/2023
info_outline Mark Erlich on the Way We Build and Restoring Dignity to Construction Work 08/02/2023
info_outline Chelsea Schields on Oil, Intimacy, and the Offshore 07/03/2023
info_outline Joan Flores-Villalobos on How Black Women's Labor Made the Panama Canal 05/04/2023
info_outline Christy Thornton on Mexico, Development, and Governing the Global Economy 04/05/2023
info_outline Special Episode on the Military and the Market 03/07/2023
info_outline Allan Lumba on Monetary Authorities in the American Colonial Philippines 02/02/2023
info_outline Chad Pearson on Klansmen, Employer Vigilantes, and Labor Suppression in the Long Nineteenth Century 12/05/2022
info_outline Ghassan Moazzin on Foreign Banks and the Making of Modern China 10/03/2022
info_outline Claire Dunning on Nonprofit Neighborhoods and Urban Inequality 08/02/2022
info_outline Mircea Raianu on Tata and Global Capitalism in India 07/07/2022
info_outline Holger Droessler on Coconut Colonialism, Labor, and Globalization in Samoa 05/27/2022
info_outline Keith Wailoo on Racial Marketing and the Rise of Menthol Cigarettes 04/05/2022
info_outline Jason Resnikoff on the Automation Discourse and the Meaning of Work 03/07/2022
info_outline Gregg Mitman on Firestone's Rubber Empire in Liberia 02/04/2022
info_outline Destin Jenkins on Municipal Debt and Bondholder Power 01/04/2022
info_outline Elizabeth Tandy Shermer on Student Loans and Higher Education 10/04/2021
info_outline Justene Hill Edwards on the Slaves Economy and the Limits of Black Capitalism 08/04/2021
info_outline Joshua Greenberg on the Rage for Paper Money and Monetary Knowledge in Early America 07/06/2021
info_outline Gabriel Winant on the Rusting of 'Steel City, USA' and the Rise of Healthcare 06/03/2021
info_outline Cristina Groeger on Education, Labor, and Inequality in Boston 05/03/2021
info_outline Ronald Schatz on the Labor Board Vets and the Rise of Industrial-Labor Relations 03/27/2021