The Perils of Groupthink: In the Military, Private Companies, and The Stock Market

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 A cyclist passes a financial display screen showing the FTSE 100 on January 22, 2008 in West London.

Journalist and lawyer Scott Horton explores the role of secrecy in American politics. Cass Sunstein describes why and how group decisions go wrong—and offers tactics and lessons to help leaders avoid the pitfalls and reach better outcomes. Ben Metcalf talks about his new novel, Against the CountryBarry Eichengreen compares the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008.