On today’s podcast, Host Dennis Tubbergen speaks with guest expert and president of the Foundation for Economic Education, Lawrence Reed. Dennis speaks with Mr. Reed about the parallels between today’s economy and the economy of the 1930’s, as well as some of the myths of the Great Depression that many people hold today.
Lawrence W. Reed became president of FEE in 2008. He was a founder and president for twenty years of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, Michigan. A champion for liberty, Reed has authored over 1,000 newspaper columns and articles, dozens of articles in magazines and journals in the U. S. and abroad, as well as five books. His articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, Baltimore Sun, Detroit News and Detroit Free Press, among many others. His interests in political and economic affairs have taken him as a freelance journalist to 81 countries on six continents. Lawrence W. Reed holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Grove City College (1975) and an M.A. degree in History from Slippery Rock State University (1978), both in Pennsylvania. In his spare-time interests include reading, travel, fly-fishing, hiking, skydiving, and animals of just about any kind.