I mentioned in class the other day that Prof. Larry Lessig, whose work on copyright law might be familiar to some of you, has been studying modern corruption. This is a lecture he recently gave.
You can find more on Lessig here.
And of course, this isn’t to be missed, if you haven’t already seen it:
Greg Rutter’s Definitive List of The 99 Things You Should Have Already Experienced On The Internet Unless You’re a Loser or Old or Something
Elizabeth & The Catapult, \”Taller Children\” (2009)
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I mentioned this in class today.
Tyler Cowen responded:
And I have to agree with some of these observations – what is the big deal about an electric carving knife?
As promised, here’s a link: this one to NPR’s Planet Money.
It’s a really well-produced show that takes on economics issues in a way that even non-experts can understand.
They did a piece on the housing crisis for another show, This American Life. It’s a must-listen:
You can find it – and listen to it on the website – here.