I used to be a semi-regular on the radio show "Marketplace."  Back in the day when getting rich seemed no more complicated than starting your own dot-com.  (I post 4 or 5 of these appearances under "BIO/ radio appearances.")  But the bubble burst in 2000 and soon my role as resident skeptic was one *everyone* was playing. My phone stopped ringing.

It had been nearly ten years since my last appearance so it was a thrill to learn that "Marketplace" wanted me on the show to talk about BROKE, USA.  Click here to listen to Kai Ryssdal (pictured), he of the mellifluous voice and ultra-smooth on-air style,  talk to me about my new book.  "How the Working Poor Became Big Business" aired on June 15th.

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