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Rana Foroohar: Live at Politics and Prose

Live at Politics and Prose - December 06, 2019 17:17 - 48 minutes ★★★★ - 83 ratings
Taking her title from Google’s early mantra, Foroohar, the award-winning CNN global economic analyst and Financial Times columnist and associate editor, chronicles how far Big Tech has fallen from its original vision of free information and digital democracy. Drawing on nearly thirty years of exp...

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Rana Foroohar on How Tech Lost Its Way

Big Tech - November 21, 2019 05:05 - 46 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
After discovering several small charges to her credit card that totaled upward of US$900, Rana Foroohar figured her card must have been stolen. She quickly realized those micro-transactions were coming from a game her son was playing. Unknowingly, he was spending real money inside a free-to-play ...

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Rana Foroohar on the dangers of big tech firms, ‘algo-racism’ and banning political ads online

Ways to Change the World with Krishnan Guru-Murthy - November 20, 2019 14:03 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 29 ratings
Rana Foroohar is a business columnist for the Financial Times, analyst for CNN and author. Her most recent book, ‘Don't Be Evil: The Case Against Big Tech’, addresses the question, how did the tech industry get to dominate our world so completely?  Rana talks to Krishnan about the darker sid...

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Rana Foroohar | How Big Tech and Finance Betrayed Us and What We Can Do About It

Hidden Forces - November 11, 2019 09:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 465 ratings
In Episode 109 of Hidden Forces, Demetri Kofinas speaks with Financial Times Global Business Columnist, Rana Faroohar about her latest book dealing with the worlds of Big Tech and finance.  We are living in a dramatic period of societal change and uncertainty that most generations rarely get t...

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How Big Tech and Finance Betrayed Us and What We Can Do About It | Rana Foroohar

Hidden Forces - November 11, 2019 09:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 465 ratings
In Episode 109 of Hidden Forces, Demetri Kofinas speaks with Financial Times Global Business Columnist, Rana Faroohar about her latest book dealing with the worlds of Big Tech and finance.  We are living in a dramatic period of societal change and uncertainty that most generations rarely get t...

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Rana Foroohar on taming big tech

FT Tech Tonic - October 28, 2019 05:00 - 22 minutes ★★★★ - 24 ratings
John Thornhill talks to FT colleague Rana Foroohar about her book Don’t Be Evil - How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles - And All Of Us For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Rana Foroohar - The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business

Reality Asserts Itself - With Paul Jay - May 02, 2019 00:26 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says financialization delivers stagnant wages, inequality and economic crisis; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” says the financial sector represents only 7 percent of the U.S. economy, but takes around 25 percent of all corpor...

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Rana Foroohar: The untramelled power of Big Tech

FT Big Picture - June 12, 2018 11:08 - 28 minutes ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
We are seeing a 'techlash' — the pushback against Facebook, Apple and Google. Featuring Prof Frank Pasquale of University of Maryland and Roger McNamee of venture capital firm Elevation Partners. With Richard Waters and Martin Sandbu of the FT. Subscribe to the Big Picture podcast on FT.com, iTu...

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The Dangers of a Digital Democracy, with Rana Foroohar - Video highlights

Carnegie Council Video Podcast - April 09, 2018 15:46 - 16 minutes - Video ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
The revelations about the misuse of Facebook data have started a pushback against the top five big tech companies: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google. How do approaches to privacy and data use differ in the U.S., Europe and China? What kind of transparency should we demand? How will AI ...

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The Dangers of a Digital Democracy, with Rana Foroohar

Carnegie Council Audio Podcast - April 03, 2018 19:05 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 52 ratings
The revelations about the misuse of Facebook data have started a pushback against the top five big tech companies: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google. How do approaches to privacy and data use differ in the U.S., Europe, and China? What kind of transparency should we demand? How will AI...

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The Dangers of a Digital Democracy, with Rana Foroohar

Carnegie Council Audio Podcast - April 03, 2018 19:05 - 37 minutes ★★★★ - 9 ratings
The revelations about the misuse of Facebook data have started a pushback against the top five big tech companies: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google. How do approaches to privacy and data use differ in the U.S., Europe, and China? What kind of transparency should we demand? How will AI...

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74. Rana Foroohar: Why Facebook, Google and Silicon Valley Need More Regulatory Scrutiny

AFP Conversations - November 16, 2017 05:00 - 26 minutes ★★★★ - 20 ratings
The last time Rana Foroohar visited AFP Conversations she talked about the financialization of America. Now she's turned her attention to Silicon Valley. In today's episode, Foroohar, a CNN analyst and Financial Times columnist, discusses the intersection of business and government. She wonder...

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How Wall Street Destroyed Main Street with Rana Foroohar

Jill on Money with Jill Schlesinger - September 21, 2017 07:01 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 549 ratings
As you’ll recall, we did our fair share of explaining why Wall Street matters, on the episode featuring Bill Cohan. Today we’re doing a 180 with financial journalist and author Rana Foroohar.  Rana’s book, Maker and Takers: How Wall Street Destroyed Main Street, doesn’t exactly paint our econom...

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60. Rana Foroohar: Makers, Takers and the Rise of Financialization in America

AFP Conversations - September 14, 2017 04:00 - 30 minutes ★★★★ - 20 ratings
In this episode of AFP Conversations, business journalist Rana Foroohar discusses the financialization of America, what that means for business, and its meaning for corporate treasurers and CFOs. She also explains how the roles of business and government will merge in the future.  Foroohar is ...

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Rana Foroohar on the Financial Sector and Makers and Takers

EconTalk - April 17, 2017 11:30 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 2.9K ratings
Journalist and author Rana Foroohar of the Financial Times talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about her book, Makers and Takers. Foroohar argues that finance has become an increasingly powerful part of the U.S. economy and has handicapped the growth and effectiveness of manufacturing and the r...

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Rana Foroohar on Apple, Brexit, Uber, Basic Income, Trump, and Our Future Economy

NewCo - March 12, 2017 00:00 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Right now, only 15% of the money that flows out of financial institutions is being invested in businesses. The other 85%? It stays in a closed loop that contributes to the “financialization” of our economy. That’s the argument put forth by Rana Foroohar, in her book, Makers and Takers: The Rise o...

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Fred Hochberg and Rana Foroohar: American Business and Protecting a US Competitive Advantage

WorldAffairs - January 25, 2017 18:44 - 59 minutes ★★★★ - 67 ratings
Fred Hochberg, Chairman and President of the Export-Import bank of the US, makes the case that the US is leading the way in a globalized economy. By focusing 90% of the bank’s attention on small businesses, Hochberg argues that his bank is creating greater opportunity while reducing risk. In con...

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#81 Rana Foroohar: Wall Street's Giant Threat to the Economy

How Do We Fix It? - December 14, 2016 20:57 - 27 minutes ★★★★★ - 76 ratings
More than eight years after the financial meltdown, we still have a lot to learn, says our guest, CNN global economic analyst Rana Foroohar. "The rise of finance has actually kind of eaten the rest of the economy," Rana tells this in this "Fix It" episode. "Finance controls the rest of indust...

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Rana Foroohar: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business

WorldAffairs - July 26, 2016 03:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★ - 67 ratings
Eight years on from the biggest market meltdown since the Great Depression, the key lessons of the crisis of 2008 still remain unlearned—and our financial system is just as vulnerable as ever. Many of us know that our government failed to fix the banking system after the subprime mortgage crisis...

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Rana Foroohar: How Wall Street Is Strangling The Economy

Featured Voices - June 12, 2016 21:07 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 168 ratings
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The Financialization of America with Rana Foroohar

CUNY TV's Bob Herbert's Op-Ed.TV - June 06, 2016 13:30 - 26 minutes - Video ★★★ - 1 rating
Bob Herbert's Op-Ed.TV has TIME magazine economic columnist Rana Foroohar discussing her book “Makers & Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business,” which explains how the financialization of America came about over the last 40 years.