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5: From Technology to Tax Codes: The Facebook Co-Founder Fighting for Fairer Incomes

7/1/2018
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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talks income inequality, tech regulation, and the role the Big 4 have in driving societal and economic progress. Hughes, who is the author of Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn and the co-chair of the Economic Security Project, calls for radical reforms to our nation's tax code to rebalance the economy and make it work more fairly for all American workers. He also explains why the gig economy, with its Uber drivers, Taskrabbits and Postmates...

Duration:00:37:18

4: Are We Destined for Dictatorship? How Platforms and Presidents Struck a Deal for Power and How to Stop It

6/25/2018
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From multi-party democracies to one-party states, platforms and presidents are combining to re-write the rules of how we're governed. Henry Timms, co-author of New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World-and How to Make It Work for You, explains how the power of dictatorships to social movements, are defined by their ability to connect across the internet. The consequences of this will decide the fate of us all. Interesting People in Interesting Times, hosted by Tom Goodwin and...

Duration:00:26:24