Over the past 40 years, the field of behavioral economics has emerged to explain why humans make irrational decisions. We talk with one of the pioneers of the field to find out what’s behind the choices we make, and how we can use this knowledge for good.
Two years after the Supreme Court struck down the District’s handgun ban, the justices released another ruling today affirming the right to bear arms. We’ll take a closer look at the ruling and how it will affect cities and states.
- Jeffrey Rosen Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School; Legal Affairs Editor, The New Republic; Author, "The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America" (Times Books)
- Jess Bravin Supreme Court Reporter, Wall Street Journal
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