Past Event

The Economist's John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge Talk Smart Government

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Thu, May 22 2014 - 6:30pm

John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist; Co-author, The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
Adrian Wooldridge, Management Editor and Schumpeter Columnist, The Economist; Co-author, The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
In conversation with Steven Fish, Professor, UC Berkeley; Author, Democracy Derailed in Russia: The Failure of Open Politics

From its unsustainable debt load to a gridlocked Washington, the American government is failing. John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge are asking the tough questions. Are China and India pulling ahead? Will the West be left behind? Will democracy and liberty triumph in the 21st century? Believing that world growth is being inhibited by dysfunctional government, Micklethwait and Wooldridge are calling out the big bad nation-state. Join us for a discussion with the gurus who make global economics provocative.