The Economist Political Editor and Author Adrian Wooldridge

I Don’t Call Myself a Capitalist; I Don’t Hang Out With Rich People

Adrian Wooldridge is the political editor of The Economist and writer of the magazine’s “Bagehot” column, which focuses on British life and politics. He’s also the author or co-author of 10 books, including 2018’s Capitalism in America: A History, a collaboration with former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan.

Wooldridge recently spoke about the book at “How Has America Survived Two Centuries of Capitalism?,” a Zócalo/KCRW “Critical Thinking with Warren Olney” event at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy in Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles. Before getting started, he …

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University of Chicago Law School Professor Justin Driver

I Have Enormous Respect for Public School Teachers

Justin Driver is the Harry N. Wyatt professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School and author of The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the …

UCLA School of Law Professor Adam Winkler

I Think America Is Really Held Back by Federalism

Adam Winkler is a professor and constitutional specialist at UCLA School of Law, and the author of We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights, a finalist for …

The Wall Street Journal Supreme Court Reporter Jess Bravin

The Fact That Squeaky Fromme Is a Fanatic Doesn’t Mean Aspects of Her Character Aren’t Illuminating

Jess Bravin covers the U.S. Supreme Court for The Wall Street Journal, and is the author of The Terror Courts, an award-winning account of military trials at Guantanamo Bay, and …

UCLA School of Law Assistant Professor Beth Colgan

It’s So Rare to Have a Superhero Who Is Also a Public Defender

Beth Colgan is an assistant professor at UCLA School of Law where she teaches and researches criminal law, procedure, and juvenile justice, with a focus on the relationship between constitutional …

UCLA Anderson Marketing Scholar Cassie Mogilner Holmes

I Strive For Time Over Money

Cassie Mogilner Holmes is an Associate Professor of Marketing and Behavioral Decision Making and the Donnalisa ’86 and Bill Barnum Endowed Term Chair in Management at UCLA’s Anderson School of …