PACs and SPACs!

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By HBR Presents / Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, & Felix Oberholzer-Gee, HBR Presents / Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, and Felix Oberholzer-Gee. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Were corporations right to stop political giving in a targeted way after the violence at the U.S. Capitol, and what is going on with SPACs?

Felix, Rebecca, and Mihir discuss the role corporations should play in politics and debate the merits of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) as an alternative to the broken IPO process.

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