James Lardner, the grandson of Ring, and the son of Ring Jr., James Lardner is one of the voices of Inequality.org and a noteworthy journalist and author of many books, including NYPD: A City and its Police, Inequality Matters (editor), Crusader and Fast Forward: Hollywood, the Japanese and the VCR Wars. He is a senior fellow at Demos.
History shows that regulation of industries--from meat to pharmaceuticals--has not only protected us, but has provided economic benefits. So why is it demonized?
It’s time to tackle the root problem: subservience to corporate and financial powers.