Price: £8/ £6
Income inequality, immigration anxiety and extreme ideology are just a few of the pressing issues of the moment that have been blamed on markets. But while markets have become corrupted and monopolised, the answer is not to abandon them. Instead, we need to update and expand our ageing social institutions and transform them into ‘radical markets’. Glen Weyl reveals bold new ways to organise markets for the good of everyone, showing how the force of genuinely open, free and competitive markets can lead to greater equality, prosperity and cooperation.
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How to Book/
Online booking is via Eventbrite and managed by Festival of Ideas. Please use the contact function in Eventbrite or get in touch with any online booking queries. Tickets are also available to buy in person at Waterstones Bristol Galleries or on 0117 925 2274. Waterstones Loyalty Card holders can purchase tickets at the concession rate in person at the Galleries shop.
Please note that you will be asked of proof for your eligibility for a concession ticket. Concessions apply to Full Time Students, Job Seekers Allowance, Incapacity Benefit claimants, over 60s and disabled people. Staff, students or members at the following organisations: Arts Council England, Bristol City Council, Business West, University of Bristol and UWE can purchase tickets at the Partner Rate. Please note that no refunds/exchanges are possible for tickets already purchased at the higher price.
Please use Union Street Entrance only. Events start punctually and, out of consideration to other audience members and speakers, our policy is not to admit or issue refunds to latecomers. Please make sure to arrive before the advertised start time to take your seat/s. Refunds are only available if an event is cancelled.
The Festival of Ideas endeavours to hold its events in venues that are accessible to all. Events in Waterstones are amplified but there is no loop system. There are toilets for public use. If you have specific access concerns, please contact us with any questions.
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