Political Fashion Statements & the Public Agenda
Fashion runways are public displays of opinion are just one of the many ways people enforce the public’s agenda. Bold statements are coming from high-end designers that usually have lots of wealth, which often means power in today’s society. All of these people are stakeholders. The fashion community is largely run by women and queer people who often feel they are after-thoughts in the policy-making and policy formulation processes.
Meet Ehsan Zaffar, our new Visiting Fellow on (In)Equality
We, at the Bedrosian Center, are committed to taking a leadership role to combat the corrosive public policy impact of structural inequality through deep thinking, groundbreaking research, innovative private sector partnerships, and in-depth conversations.
It is with this vision in mind that we are honored to welcome aboard Ehsan Zaffar, our new Visiting Fellow.
Fear: Trump in the White House
? This month, Lisa is joined by Anthony Orlando, Jeff Jenkins, and Christian Grose to discuss Bob Woodward’s latest reportage on the Presidency: Fear. How does this stack up to other Woodward titles and how does the principal-agent theory work it’s way into conversation with these political junkies? What we’re Read more…
Women & Power
? In 2017 two lectures presented in the London Review of Books’ Winter Lecture series were published together in Mary Beard’s Women & Power. The first lecture put into context the idea and resonance of women’s public voice, with the second lecture focusing on power. Host Lisa Schweitzer, joined by Read more…
Georgia’s energy consumption costs are among the highest in America, study finds
The Atlanta Journal-Constitutioncited comments by Lisa Schweitzerof the USC Price School on how ease of access affects transportation and energy costs across the country. According to University of Southern California professor Lisa Schweitzer, “transport and access make a fairly large difference in many states for gasoline costs.” Full article here