For tonight’s Conversations with Great Minds – I’m joined by Mark Weisbrot – one of America’s leading progressive economists. The co-founder and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research – Mark received his Phd in Economics from the University of Michigan. He’s also the President of Just Foreign Policy – where he works hard to reform American foreign policy so that it reflects the values of “diplomacy, law, and cooperation.” Mark is also the author the of a number of books – including his latest – the new book – “Failed: What the ‘Experts’ Got Wrong about the Global Economy.” – Thom Hartmann’s Big Picture

Thom is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. His national daily progressive radio talk show is distributed to radio stations nationwide by Westwood One, Pacifica, and Free Speech TV. More people listen daily to the Thom Hartmann Program than any other progressive talk show in the nation.