Executives ‘Are Legally Obligated To Act Like Sociopaths,’ Former Corporate Lawyer Says | On Point

With Meghna Chakrabarti

Former corporate lawyer Jamie Gamble says current law pushes executives to behave like “sociopaths.” He says there’s a free market solution.

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46:49   Jul 30, 2019

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Jamie Gamble, former partner at the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. He spent 15 years working as a corporate lawyer. Volunteer director of the Justice Index, a program of the National Center for Access to Justice.

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Medium: “Jamie Gamble: The Most Important Problem in the World” — “Is . . . ?

“Climate change; millions of people displaced by war, crime and poverty; epidemic income insecurity draining the good-will and hope required for democracy to work; authoritarian fever rising in response; multitudes rejecting compassion in fear that the world they cherish is lost if ‘us’ isn’t protected from ‘them’; dirty water, toxic soil and urban air that sometimes can’t be seen through let alone breathed.

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