Michael Sandel

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Name: Michael Sandel
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

The Aspen Institute Announces the Aspen Action Forum July 29 - August 1, 2014

ASPEN, Colo."Action Forum participants are challenging the status quo in their companies, governments, organizations, and communities to build that elusive thing that we at the Aspen Institute call a 'Good Society,'" explained Peter ReilingWoven into ... [Published Stock Nod - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

David Cameron will lose the battle of ideas if he keeps firing 1979’s bullets | Steve Richards | Comment is free

Hidden away in Ed Miliband’s unorthodox speech[1] about the perceived failings of his leadership is a more defiant claim: he asserts confidently the battle of ideas is what matters most in politics.On the surface the claim is odd, and reinforces the caricature ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST COMMENTARY: Piketty's capital ideas ring true in Indiana

Thomas Piketty’s "Capital in the 21st Century" is on the New York Times' bestseller list for a reason. This instant classic provides a cogent explanation for the growth in inequality we see all around us.At the same time, Piketty paints a dire picture ... [Published NWI Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Could republican ideas provide the framework for a new economy?

A resurgence of interest in republicanism within academic circles is reclaiming the tradition, while the post-crash political landscape hasbrought to the fore demands for citizen participation and an interest insharing control of the economy that can ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Putting on ‘veil of ignorance’ for a just society ― Teh Hooi Ling

JULY 20 ― We live in a diverse world — one that always has been, and always will be diverse. Today, communities are made up of people with different cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and value systems.How do we negotiate our differences so that ... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Michael Moritz honoured as Fellow

The Cardiff-born venture capitalist and philanthropist, Sir Michael Moritz has been honoured as Fellow of Aberystwyth University.Sir Michael is chairman of Sequoia Capital in California's Silicon Valley where he has worked since 1986.After studying history ... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Paul B. Farrell: Our Market Society has made a deal with the devil

Yes, capitalism is working . There is someone who brilliantly explains why free-market capitalism is controlling our brains, sabotaging our world: Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel, author of bestseller “What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets, ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

How do we build markets when customers don't pay?

Marketization of public services has been a growing phenomenon in the UK since the 1980s. The market for services that central and local government agencies pay for but (mostly) private companies deliver is now estimated to be worth over £80 billion, ... [Published Pioneers Post - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

New York Caps Uber “Surge” Pricing

Yesterday the New York attorney general reached a deal with the company Uber to cap its “surge” pricing during emergencies. The company, which uses an app to summon cars via a user’s smartphone, uses an algorithm that increases prices during periods of ... [Published Cato Institute - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

July TED Talk at Southshore Center

A video replay of a TED lecture by Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, at the Southshore Center, 5735 Country Club Rd., Shorewood.Sandel speaks about the possibility of the U.S. market economy having been switched ... [Published Sun Sailor - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Social housing - what’s in a name? 24dash.com

By Kevin Gulliver, Director, Human City Institute and member of the SHOUT campaign steering groupAs George Orwell knew only too well, the language we use to describe our world is imbued with meaning. Orwell also recognised that our evolving vocabulary ... [Published 24dash.com - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Professor Michael Sandel visits Kirkcaldy to give Adam Smith Lecture

Professor Michael Sandel visited Kirkcaldy to give the Adam Smith Lecture in the theatre that bears the revered economist’s name.The room was filled as Professor Sandel delivered What Money Can’t Buy: the Moral Limits of Markets, to guests, pupils, Fife ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 30 2014]

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But the 2008 crash ended our faith in conservative free-market capitalism: "the financial crisis did more than cast doubt on the ability of markets to allocate risk efficiently. it also prompted a widespread sense that markets have become detached from morals" says Sandel. But so what? "Why worry that we are moving toward a society in which everything is up for sale?"

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The Aspen Institute Announces the Aspen Action ... [Published Stock Nod - 9 hours ago]
The Aspen Institute Announces the Aspen Action ... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - 9 hours ago]
David Cameron will lose the battle of ideas if ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 28 2014]
David Cameron will lose the battle of ideas if ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
GUEST COMMENTARY: Piketty's capital ideas ring ... [Published NWI Times - Jul 27 2014]
Could republican ideas provide the framework fo... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 23 2014]
Putting on ‘veil of ignorance’ for a just socie... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 20 2014]
Sir Michael Moritz honoured as Fellow [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
Paul B. Farrell: Our Market Society has made a ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 16 2014]
UPDATE: Our Market Society has made a deal with... [Published TD Ameritrade - Jul 16 2014]
How do we build markets when customers don't pay? [Published Pioneers Post - Jul 15 2014]
New York Caps Uber “Surge” Pricing [Published Cato Institute - Jul 09 2014]
New York Caps Uber “Surge” Pricing [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 09 2014]
How IIM-A is readying managers of tomorrow [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 08 2014]
Three Trends Are About To Create A Higher Educa... [Published Business Insider - Jun 29 2014]
July TED Talk at Southshore Center [Published Sun Sailor - Jun 28 2014]
The digital degree [Published The Economist - Jun 26 2014]
For many minorities, Britain is not living up t... [Published Conversation UK - Jun 26 2014]
Opinion: Social housing - what’s in a name? 24d... [Published 24dash.com - Jun 19 2014]
More substance, fewer slogans [Published Cape Times - Jun 19 2014]
French historian wins Spain's Prince of Asturia... [Published Xinhua News Agency - May 14 2014]
Professor Michael Sandel visits Kirkcaldy to gi... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 30 2014]
'What Money Can't Buy' [Published Economist's View - Apr 12 2014]
Have Blog, Will Travel [Published Economist's View - Apr 10 2014]
9 Of The Top 10 Occupations In America Pay An A... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 04 2014]
Economic Inequality: What’s the Right Thing to Do? [Published Arutz Sheva News - Mar 31 2014]
Philosopher Michael Sandel to deliver 2014 Adam... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Mar 29 2014]
International Policy and Economics Leaders to E... [Published PRWeb - Mar 19 2014]
In Defence of Valentine's Day [Published 3quarksdaily - Feb 10 2014]
Shields and Brooks discuss how government can a... [Published PBS - Jan 04 2014]
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New York Caps Uber “Surge” Pricing [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 09 2014]
Peter Van Doren Yesterday the New York attorney general reached a deal with the company Uber to cap its “surge” pricing during emergencies. The company, which uses an app to summon cars via a user’s smartphone, uses an algorithm that increases prices ...
'What Money Can't Buy' [Published Economist's View - Apr 12 2014]
I liked this session: "In recent decades, market values have crowded out non- market norms in almost every aspect of life—medicine, education, government, law, art, sports, even family life and personal relations. Without quite realizing it, we have ...
Have Blog, Will Travel [Published Economist's View - Apr 10 2014]
I am here today: INET: Human After All - April 10-12 : The Institute for New Economic Thinking is hosting its fifth annual conference with its partner the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. ...
9 Of The Top 10 Occupations In America Pay An A... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 04 2014]
Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog , According to stunning new numbers just released by the federal government , that we detailed yesterday , nine of the top ten most commonly held jobs in the United States pay an average ...
In Defence of Valentine's Day [Published 3quarksdaily - Feb 10 2014]
by Tara* Kaushal Despite the criticisms in the Indian context, I explain why I'm a huge fan of the day of love. Conceptual image by Sahil Mane Photography . Call me a romantic fool, but I love Valentine's Day. In college in New Delhi, I'd laugh ...
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