Why Flying is Miserable – And How to Fix It

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Mike talks with Ganesh Sitaraman, a Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and a longtime advisor to Senator Elizabeth Warren. He’s also the author of multiple books, including The Counterinsurgent’s Constitution, The Great Democracy, The Crisis of the Middle Class Constitution. His latest book is Why Flying is Miserable and How to Fix It, which they discuss in this episode.

Topics Mike and Ganesh cover include:
– what makes flying miserable
– the main eras of air flight regulation
– cross-subsidies and cream skimming
– the old, highly regulated system
– what led to deregulation
– how the deregulated system has performed
– how to make flying less miserable

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