162: Wealth Gap (live at Georgia Law)
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February 19, 2018
Audiobooks, capital, banks, slavery, regulation, choice, racism, and the racial wealth gap. Mehrsa Baradaran joins the show for the fourth time to talk about her latest book. Recorded in front of a live audience at the University of Georgia School of Law. This show’s links: Mehrsa Baradaran’s faculty profile and academic writing Mehrsa Baradaran, The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap Barack Obama, The President's Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform Ta-Nehisi Coates, We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy Eric Foner, Reconstruction Updated Edition: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 (see also Eric Foner, Why Reconstruction Matters (a brief but informative opinion essay)) Oral Argument 76: Brutality (guest Al Brophy) Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir, Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much Mehrsa Baradaran, How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy Alfred Brophy, Reparations: Pro and Con William Darity, Jr. and Dania…