Joanne Doroshow, executive director of the Center for Justice and Democracy, talks about how big business perpetuates the myth of the “litigious society” to keep ordinary people from pursuing civil justice. And Steven Hill tells us how “The Uber Economy” and unregulated capitalism are screwing the American worker.
Joanne Doroshow is the founder and executive director of the Center for Justice & Democracy and co-founder of Americans for Insurance Reform. She is also Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, where she teaches “Civil Justice Through the Courts.” An attorney, Ms. Doroshow has worked on civil justice issues since 1986, when she directed an insurance industry and liability project for Ralph. Together, they developed some of the first educational materials used to fight “tort reform” around the country including “Goliath: Lloyd’s of London in the United States”and “Safeguarding Democracy: The Case for the Civil Jury.”
Steven Hill is a writer, lecturer and a Senior Fellow with the New America Foundation. Mr. Hill is a frequent speaker on a wide range of topics related to politics, economics, climate change, global complexity, and future trends. His new book is Raw Deal: How the “Uber Economy” and Runaway Capitalism are Screwing the American Worker, published by St. Martin’s Press.