The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Value of Nothing Listen 19 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/32387"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend To Raj Patel, visiting scholar at UC Berkeley's Center for African Studies, our faith in prices as a way of valuing the world is misplaced. In his new book The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy, he discusses the true social and ecological costs of everything from a hamburger to public health initiatives.