The Neutral

Against the Rules with Michael Lewis - April 30, 2019 - 39:04

What kind of person makes a neutral referee? It’s not the kind of person you think.

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About The Show

Journalist and bestselling author Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker, Moneyball) takes a searing look at what’s happened to fairness—in financial markets, newsrooms, basketball games, courts of law, and much more. And he asks what’s happening to a world where everyone loves to hate the referee.