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Distribution of goodies in our society is determined by families, firms, and governments. Attempts to change how rewards and punishments, benefits and costs, are spread through the population cause conflict. The hosts are an economist, Morton Marcus, and a financial advisor, John Guy. Expect whimsy.

Who Gets What‪?‬ Morton Marcus/John Guy

    • Business
    • 4.0 • 7 Ratings

Distribution of goodies in our society is determined by families, firms, and governments. Attempts to change how rewards and punishments, benefits and costs, are spread through the population cause conflict. The hosts are an economist, Morton Marcus, and a financial advisor, John Guy. Expect whimsy.

    The Art of Big Car Collaborative

    The Art of Big Car Collaborative

    The Big Car Collaborative, a nonprofit art and design organization, utilizes tools of culture and creativity to build community and social cohesion — helping connect people as a way to boost quality of life.  Its co-founder* and Executive Director, Jim Walker, covers many topics, such as use of color in housing, reducing the housing burden on artists, the park-like project on The Circle, and its primary facility, Tube Factory Artspace.
    *With his wife, Shauta Marsh, Director of Programs and Exhibitions.  

    • 32 min
    Election Security is a Common Cause

    Election Security is a Common Cause

    Dedicated, energetic, non partisan Julia Vaughn has been working to improve Indiana's democratic systems, to foster transparency and to extend voting rights to all eligible Indiana citizens, talks about recent actual and proposed restrictions on voter eligibility.  
    In her view, Indiana does not have an election security problem.  Instead, it has a voter participation problem.  In 2022, Indiana was 50th in vother turnout.

    • 28 min
    Indiana Nature Conservancy

    Indiana Nature Conservancy

    John Ketzenberger, Director of Government Relations, The Nature Conservancy (Indiana Chapter), reminds us of its many projects, as well as the opportunities to share and to understand nature in Indiana.  John thanks Morton for "cranking me up on a Friday morning," after Morton wonders why so many different environmental organizations exist.  
     

    • 24 min
    Former Mayor Greg Ballard

    Former Mayor Greg Ballard

    Local mass transportation, a new soccer stadium and the new judicial center are just a few of the topics in this exchange with Greg Ballard, 48th Mayor of Indianapolis. 

    • 31 min
    Two Economists

    Two Economists

    This rambling dicussion between two economists, our host Morton Marcus, and our guest Bruce Jaffee, covers money in athletics, history disappearing, news as entertainment, regulating business, and the compelling need to teach critical thinking--the ability to ask questions, to see the difference between fact and fiction.  For over four decades, Bruce was a teacher, an observer, an author of impact studies, and a faculty representative to the NCAA.  

    • 30 min
    Funding Habitat for Humanity

    Funding Habitat for Humanity

    Habitat for Humanity's State Director, Gina Leckron, talks about both the need for housing, especially starter homes, as well as means for Habitat's many chapters to attract donors.  One method is to utilize The Attainable Home Ownership Indiana Income Tax Credit, created this year by The Indiana General Assembly.  

    • 28 min

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