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Tech & Economy Track

Bidenomics vs. Reaganomics

Crosscut Festival 2021
Tue May 4, 2021 | 6:00pm

The pandemic exposed the fragility of the US economic system - how do we rebalance?

Featuring: Paul Constant, Robert Reich
Tech & Economy Track

Big Social and the Age of Disinformation

Crosscut Festival 2021
Fri May 7, 2021 | 3:00pm

False information has become a feature of social media. Can anything be done to change it?

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Featuring: Cecilia Kang, Jillian C. York, Andrew Marantz
Tech & Economy Track

What Racism Costs Us All

Crosscut Festival 2021
Fri May 7, 2021 | 4:00pm

Racism negatively impacts the economy and impacts other complex public problems. 

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Featuring: Heather McGhee, Michael Harriot

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