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Glen Weyl: Radical Markets – Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

Episode Summary

Political Economist Glen Weyl joined us to discuss his new book 'Radical Markets', which explores how the structure of capitalism and democracy could be uprooted to lead to a more just society.

Episode Notes

The rise of populism and increasing inequality have led to widespread questioning of democracy and capitalism. Glen Weyl, a political economist and Principal Researcher at Microsoft, along with legal scholar Eric Posner, published a book called ‘Radical Markets’. Radical Markets explores how restructuring property rights and voting systems could lead to more efficient markets and a more just society. Glen joined us to discuss the book and why the blockchain space is a fertile testbed to explore these radical new ideas.

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This episode is hosted by Brian Fabian Crain. Show notes and listening options: epicenter.tv/251