This episode of the ASSEMBLY podcast is the first half of a conversation on economic justice. Why is economics a central engine of politics? How do the Jewish and Christian traditions offer a counter-ideology to capitalism’s ideology of individualism? We discuss these and more.
Our panelists are
- Rabbi Jonathan Klein, executive director of Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE), Los Angeles
- Dr. Joerg Rieger, theology professor at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Nashville
- Rosemarie Henkel Rieger, labor organizer and co-founder of the Southeast Center for Cooperative Development, Nashville
- Dr. Kate Ward, ethics professor at Marquette University, Milwaukee