The Steady Stater

Buzzwords, Oxymorons, and Slippery Shibboleths

August 30, 2020 Brian Czech
The Steady Stater
Buzzwords, Oxymorons, and Slippery Shibboleths
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The Steady Stater
Buzzwords, Oxymorons, and Slippery Shibboleths
Aug 30, 2020
Brian Czech

Discussions of the economy are fraught with misleading and manipulative terminology, often designed to improve corporate reputations, stimulate consumption, and grow the GDP. This week, host Brian Czech exposes a dozen linguistic tricks and rhetorical ploys. While the style of this episode is lighthearted and sardonic, the outcome will be more critical thinking about economic growth.

Show Notes

Discussions of the economy are fraught with misleading and manipulative terminology, often designed to improve corporate reputations, stimulate consumption, and grow the GDP. This week, host Brian Czech exposes a dozen linguistic tricks and rhetorical ploys. While the style of this episode is lighthearted and sardonic, the outcome will be more critical thinking about economic growth.