Eco-Modernism and Abundance with Alex Trembath

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In episode 15, we talk about the likelihood of blue state bailouts, issues with “everything bagel liberalism,” news of free enterprise scholarship at Alabama’s Troy University, and the trials and tribulations of the Buy Nothing movement. Our interview this week is with Alex Trembath of the Breakthrough Institute. We discuss the meaning of eco-modernism, opportunities for creating an abundance agenda in the U.S., gradualism vs. dramatic change, and to what extent we should relying on advice from establishment experts. Free the Economy is hosted by Richard Morrison. Our producers are Scooter Schaefer, Phoebe Gersten, and Ryan Kracinski. Keep up with the show by following us on Twitter at @freethe_economy and read our episodes summaries with links to the stories we cover at