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By Amy Willis

Finding David in the Marble

Is it possible for a leader to be both humble and confident? At what point does confidence become arrogance, and perhaps dangerous? In a very unique conversation, this week's episode is the result of a very thoughtful email Russ received from an avid listener,...


Rob Reich on Foundations and Philanthropy

Is private charity always a good thing? Do large foundations have too much power? Political Scientist Rob Reich of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the power and effectiveness of foundations--large collections of wealth typically created and...

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