Virginia Postrel: Dynamism or Stasis?

Political Economy with Jim Pethokoukis | 20 April 2022 | 0h 34m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Virginia Postrel about her 1998 book The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress. Explains her political framework of stasis versus dynamism, the conflict between risk-averse ‘stasists’ who resist technological change and the dynamism of their opponents, believing in progress through decentralised bottom-up trial and error.

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