Natural Disaster Exploitation, An Arctic Gold Rush

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 A man fans flames on a fire Tanauan on November 19, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan ripped through Philippines, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.

Arun Venugopal, host of WNYC's Micropolis, guest hosts!

John C. Mutter discusses how natural disasters allow the elite to prosper at the expense of the poor. Comedian Brian Regan discusses his upcoming Radio City Music Hall appearance. Lamb of god vocalist Randy Blythe on his imprisonment in Prague. Newsweek contributor Bob Reiss on the Arctic Circle Gold Rush.