OWS: Are Government and Business Friends or Enemies?
Are Government and Business Friends or Enemies? The “Occupy Wall Street” movement presents a great opportunity for thoughtful discussion on business ethics and social justice at large. What is the purpose of the financial services industry? Is it merely profit maximization, or is it the creation of goods and services for the common good? What is the role of government in regulating the finance industry? How do we reclaim healthy forms of capitalism and reform its deviant forms?
On November 19th 2011, Professor David Miller (director of the Princeton Faith and Work Initiative) interviewed Michael Gerson and moderated an extended Q&A session. Click here to watch the interview.
Michael Gerson is a Washington Post columnist, and former speechwriter and policy advisor for former President George W. Bush.