The Dangers of Politicizing Antitrust – with Joshua Wright

The desire of both conservatives and liberals to use antitrust to resolve a slew of political issues with big tech displays a profound misunderstanding of what antitrust regulation is, its role in protecting consumer welfare, and guaranteeing a competitive market. This podcast episode explores these issues with Joshua Wright, law professor at George Mason University, […]

POLICY-ISH TALK: The PRO Act Explained – with Liya Palagashvili

What is the PRO Act? How would it affect independent workers? What are the alternative policies and social safety nets that would make sense and benefit the growing independent workforce? On this episode, Liya Palagashvili, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, joins Kris to share her perspective on these important […]

The Future of Work in the Gig Economy and the Social Safety Net – with Arun Sundararajan

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the majority of companies to completely readjust to stay in business. For the sharing economy companies, in particular, the pandemic has highlighted that the gig economy has become an integral and necessary part of the American workforce. Yet, several regulatory and legislative initiatives expose the long-term viability of this working […]