Video: A Time to Build? Institutional Failure and Reform After COVID-19
Marshall Kosloff, Director of Outreach and Media for Lincoln Network, moderated a virtual panel featuring the following distinguished guests,
Eli Dourado, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Growth and Opportunity. Marci Harris, CEO, and Co-Founder of PopVox
Mark Lutter, Founder and Executive Director of the Charter Cities Institute
The event was inspired by Marc Andreessen, co-creator of the Mosaic internet browser and co-founder of Netscape and the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Andreessen’s widely-acclaimed new essay, It’s Time to Build, written amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and a brewing recession, has the potential to define the 2020s.
Even if we accept that institutional reform is the key to furthering the causes of innovation and progress, what are the next steps? What new institutions need to be created, and what ways do we need to reform legacy institutions from the 20th century or earlier?