Entertainment March 12, 2012
Economics 101 With Arlene Dickinson

As the head of Venture Communications, a dragon on CBC's Dragons' Den and now a potential savior of Canadian business on The Big Decision, Arlene Dickinson knows a thing or two about how to make a dollar. What, then, does she think of the current financial situation?

Arlene will be in the red chair tonight, along with Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy. He's touring across Canada now, check out his tour dates here.

Arlene Dickinson on why the global economy stalled, a.k.a. greed
"We had high expectations: People thought they should make thirty, forty, fitfty even more percent in terms of the return. I mean, that's ridiculous. What happened to just that old compound interest, working slowly away.

Arlene Dickinson on capitalism
I actually don't think it's capitalism that's wrong, it's the form of capitalism that's wrong. There is capitalism that has a heart and a soul and has a social conscience.

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