Andy does work for Miles Franklin. Yes
Miles Franklin sponsors the show and wants you to buy their stuff. Yes.
But all that aside Andy does write a great blog and has more insight and a finger on the pulse of the global economy, especially when it comes to currencies and precious metals.
You may also want to sift through Kerry Lutz's archive where he interviews Andy and make yourself a little bit smarter than you were before. Incredible interviewee and speaks very competently. You can learn more from just one interview with Andy than an entire college class in modern day academia.