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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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Transparency and the Federal Election Commission

Does transparency enhance the ability for voters to evaluate candidates for office, and reward those candidates who are transparent and honest? Did the random audit policy formerly used by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) have positive benefits for both citizens and candidates?  We theorize that increased transparency creates a stronger democratic process by providing more information to voters about candidates.

We Are Better Than This

Edward Kleinbard on How Government SHOULD Spend Our Money December 2, 2014 1:30pm to 3:00pm Transcript Join the Bedrosian Center in a conversation with Edward D. Kleinbard about his new book We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money. Kleinbard is the Johnson Professor of Law and Business at the USC Gould School of Read more…

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