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Income inequality is not just a catch phrase, it is the focus of noted economist Thomas Piketty's groundbreaking bestseller, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Detailing the origins and the implications of our growing economic disparities, the book has earned Piketty comparisons to Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes and Karl Marx from The New York Times. Join the conversation between Piketty and Peter Gourevitch, founding dean of UC San Diego's School of Global Policy and Strategy, on what rising income inequality means for society.
SENTRI, the 20-year-old program that allows quick entry back into the US for low-risk travelers, has made crossing the border so much simpler for thousands of pre-approved residents. This increased access has helped boost California's economy and is critical for its future, argues Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, but as former US Rep. Lynn Schenk and others explain, getting SENTRI through Congress was no easy feat. Hear how she and other key leaders from the San Diego region achieved what many said could not be done in this panel event sponsored by the Institute of the Americas. Recorded on 09/22/2015.