Radical Markets

In Radical Markets, Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl envision new rules for markets in order to limit the tyranny of monopolies and majority rule. Their aim, with 5 revolutionary ideas to cure what they see as the most important issue of our time: inequality.

What are some of these “radical” ideas, and does our panel think they are the revolutionary ideas we need?

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State of Affairs: Sen. Feinstein’s rough week, Rep. Issa’s ostensible journey to the center

KPCC’s Take Two speaks with Sherry Bebitch Jeffe A couple of raucous town halls for California Senator Dianne Feinstein Governor Jerry Brown faces some heat over deals he cut earlier this month A look at the story that Congressman Darrel Issa is calling BS Guests: Scott Shafer, senior editor for politics and government at KQED…

We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money (Highlights)

Highlights from the Bedrosian Center conversation with Edward D. Kleinbard about his new book: “We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money.” Watch the full version here: http://youtu.be/Z1krqtvdZ04

Kleinbard is the Johnson Professor of Law and Business at the USC Gould School of Law. Klein bard also served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation, the nonpartisan tax resource to Congress.