political economy http://blog.wlrn.org en Comprehensive Governmental Protections For Consumers, Workers, and the Environment http://blog.wlrn.org/post/comprehensive-governmental-protections-consumers-workers-and-environment <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; margin: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">06/11/13 - Tuesday's&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;looks at federal regulatory and state civil justice systems with University of Texas Administrative Law professor <strong><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/law/faculty/tom56/">Thomas McGarity</a></strong>.&nbsp;</span></font></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">He’s written&nbsp;</span></font><a href="http://amzn.to/15SKfwA"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b><i>FREEDOM TO HARM:&nbsp; The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire&nbsp;</i></b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b><i>Revival</i></b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">.&nbsp;</span></font></a><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">McGarity contends there’s been a return to the political economy which dominated the American Gilded Age Society.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">He points to weakened environmental laws and looser bank safety policies.&nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">That’s&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;</span></font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">at&nbsp;1pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD1</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;rebroadcast at 7pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD2</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and audio on-demand after the live program.&nbsp;</span></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 15576 at http://blog.wlrn.org Comprehensive Governmental Protections For Consumers, Workers, and the Environment