MIT Professors and winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo discuss the global implications of COVID-19, the decline in trust of governments, unsustainable debts, and their book, GOOD ECONOMICS FOR HARD TIMES.
This week on The Current, editor Gretchen Young and bestselling author Kabir Sehgal discuss their relationship to the late Congressman John Lewis, how his book CARRY ON came together, #BLM protests, his connection to President Joe Biden and more.
This week on The Current, Rachel Vogelstein & Meighan Stone co-authors of AWAKENING: #MeToo and the Global Fight for Women’s Rights discuss the global success of the #MeToo movement, how the U.S. can support women around the world, the accuracy of The West Wing, what Bill Cosby’s overturned conviction means for the movement and more.
Black Lives And The Police: One Year After George Floyd's Murder
This week on The Current: Authors Maya Rao, Keith Boykin and Radley Balko join Clive Priddle of PublicAffairs for a powerful discussion on how far the nation has come and what we’ve learned one year after the murder of George Floyd.
Olivier Sibony, Professor at HEC Paris, keynote speaker and co-author of NOISE talks about the detrimental effects of noise in the judicial system, the difference between noise and bias, how noise influenced Harry Potter and more.