First, has democracy become like fast food? Our first guest says that democracy needs to slow down. [ dur: 18 mins. ]

  • Susan Clark, author; Co-Author of Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home

Finally, on the Scholars’ Circle panel, once upon a time, corporations were required to have a public purpose and once they fulfilled it, they were dissolved. How did we get to where we are today & what does it mean for democracy? [ dur: 40 mins. ]

  • Richard Abrams, professor of History, UC Berkeley; Author of America Transformed: Sixty Years of Revolutionary Change, 1941-2001
  • Paul Pierson, professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley; Co-Author of Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer–and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class
  • Professor Scott Bowman, Chair of Political Science department,  California State University, Los Angeles (CSU-LA). Author of The Modern Corporation and American Political Thought: Law, Power, and Ideology

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