Our Live National Event with Michael Sandel

I took a quick trip to Boston last weekend to produce our teleforum event with Harvard’s Michael Sandel and his book Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?

By our accounts, the experiment was successful. If you’ve seen his TV series, you know about Sandel’s interactions with his audiences – he solicits audience members’ opinions and then explores the principles of justice below the surface – and this style translated seamlessly to the teleforum format.

Sandel polled the listening audience with questions about income distribution and, later, about affirmative action, then investigated people’s arguments through several exchanges with individual callers. Curious to see how it went? Listen below:

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Based on the feedback we received, we’re planning on producing another event with Sandel. If you’re interested in attending the next one, I recommend subscribing. Work in Progress readers will be the first to hear about it.

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