Monday, December 2, 2013

David Simon, creator of "The Wire", discusses the divide between rich and poor in America and how capitalism has lost sight of its social compact.

A thought provoking discussion about  some problems facing the U.S by David Simon, a journalist, author, and creator of The Wire,  Treme and other TV programs. 

David's presentation is about 30 minutes (which starts after a 2 minute introduction).  The presentation is followed by an interview and Q&A session . The event took place at the Sydney Opera House (Nov 2013).

Click here for text excerpts from the speech. 

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