Guest: Professor Joel Bakan
Prof. Joel Bakan is a lawyer and professor of constitutional and economic law and an internationally recognized legal scholar at the University of British Columbia. He was a Rhodes scholar and has law degrees from Oxford, Dalhousie and Harvard universities.
Joel was the author of the best selling book that turned into a documentary, “The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power,” which won 23 international awards, including the Sundance Cinema-Documentary Award. Following up on epidemic of corporate dysfunction, his new “Childhood Under Seige: How Big Business Targets Children” investigates the widespread exploitation of children by profit-seeking firms and our government’s and society’s failure to protect them.