Get ready for the launch of Michael Lewis's first podcast, where he takes listeners from student-loan call centers to the courts of Uzbekistan to the new trading hubs of Wall Street (in New Jersey). What happens when fairness can't be enforced?
Rage at referees is all the rage in professional sports. Michael Lewis visits a replay center that’s trying to do the impossible: adjudicate fairness.
Everyone hates grammar and ethics cops. Until they need one.
The authenticator ref absolves everyone of blame. And sometimes generates money out of thin air.
What kind of person makes a neutral referee? It’s not the kind of person you think.
Judges now want us to know they’re human. But maybe we’d be better off if we didn’t know.