This week on FORA.tv: Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens lays down the law, Peter Hecht explores Weed Land, Steve Blank & Gary Shapiro define “ninja innovation,” and more. Get the brief below.
The National Constitution Center hosts retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. In his new book Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution, Justice Stevens draws from his 35 yeras on the Court to outline new laws on gun control, campaign finance, and voting rights. Watch today (April 28)
FORA.tv Studios presents a conversation with Peter Hecht, author of Weed Land: Inside America’s Marijuana Epicenter and How Pot Went Legit. From medical marijuana laws to law enforcement raids, clinical studies t, the emergence of a lucrative cannabis industry, Hecht reveals the changing political, legal, economic, and social dynamics around pot. Watch April 29
Today, insurance is the only major financial industry that is not formally regulated at the federal level. Can insurance be left to the states to oversee, or is a streamlined federal regulatory body necessary for proper industry oversight in today’s globalized economy? National Journal Live presents: Insurance Regulatory Modernization: A Discussion Home and Abroad. Watch April 29
The Frick Collection presents: Velázquez: Master and Masterpieces. In the belief that personal circumstances play an important part in shaping the work of art historians, Jonathan Brown reflects on his career as a specialist in Hispanic art, taking a fresh look at Las Meninas (Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid), and discussing how it was understood by Velázquez’s contemporaries at the court of Philip IV. Watch April 30
Commonwealth Club presents Steve Blank & Gary Shapiro: Startups, Entrepreneurs, Ninja Innovation. How can you become a Ninja Innovator, and “get out of the building,” to create and launch your own successful start-up? Get the best practices, strategies and tips that have swept the startup world. Watch May 2
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