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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
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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.

    Vouchers Effect on Education

    Vouchers Effect on Education

    While considering the nature of an "educated person," we talk with Sheila Kennedy about the voucher system, its limitation to urban areas, and how it potentially reduces quality education.
    Sheila is an educator with extensive experience in government, political science, civil rights, and education.  

    • 26 min
    Auto Repair in the Age of Supply Chain Interruption

    Auto Repair in the Age of Supply Chain Interruption

    Adam Goldstein, Director of Engineering of STAG USA, who founded and developed a 12-bay repair facility on Indianapolis' northeast side, talks about his present business:  refitting fleets with propane and natural gas.
    Adam says that innovation in autombile technology and style takes place in the aftermarket, and success of anything new is affirmed when included in the assembly line.  This means that a service provider and repair business must provide today while always looking ahead to tomorrow.  

    • 27 min
    The Fonseca Theatre

    The Fonseca Theatre

    Jordan Flores Schwartz, co-founder and Producing Director, describes the unique position, both culturally and geographically, of The Fonseca Theatre in downtown Indianapolis.  One unique position is that it is led by and serves Black Indigenous People of Color.  

    • 27 min
    Modern Securities Trading and Risk Management

    Modern Securities Trading and Risk Management

    Having traded futures contracts and other instruments since the 1970s, Gary Housman talks about portfolio insurance, hedging, crypto currencies, and the many factors affecting relative values including the recent rise of the dollar with respect to the euro.
    Note:  this session includes professional terms and language.

    • 29 min
    A Lobbyist View of The Legislature

    A Lobbyist View of The Legislature

    Michael Leppert's eclectic career includes opinion columnist, author, corrections department officer, utility regulator, and lobbyist to The Indiana General Assembly.  
    Lessons?  Many.  Here is one.  Understand time to get things done.  It will be months, and years.
    (Look for Michael in The State House File.Com)

    • 27 min
    The New Poet in Indianapolis

    The New Poet in Indianapolis

    Raymond Hammond is editor of The New York Quarterly, and, of course, a poet himself.  
    We talk about instagram poetry, advertising in poetry magazines, snobbery, the movie "Dead Poet Society" ("It tought me how to teach poetry."), and the  mailing list he would like to own (The New York Post mailing list, having people who need poetry.)
    Raymond moved to Indianapolis in January.  (An important previous experience was as a law enforcement office at The Statue of Liberty.)

    • 25 min

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