The Triumph of Injustice
October 23, 2019
Featuring Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman, Lily Batchelder, and Paul Krugman. Moderated by Janet Gornick.
Racism and Democracy
October 24, 2019
Featuring Jelani Cobb, Jessie Daniels, Mary Hooks, and Bitta Mostofi. Moderated by Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole.
The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy
November 20, 2019
The Irving Howe Memorial Lecture will feature Nancy L. Rosenblum.
The Future of Global Capitalism
December 10, 2019
Branko Milanovic In conversation with Janet Gornick and Marshall Steinbaum.
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Next week the Graduate Center will host an event with Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, who will present a blueprint for tax reform that may allow a more democratic and equal system to prevail, followed by a panel discussion.
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How does the far-right French party Front National (FN) frame terrorist attacks in their attempt to justify its anti-immigrant agenda? In a new paper, published in the journal Nations […]
9.7 million registered voters were called to elect the new Afghan president on Sunday, September 29. Against the backdrop of massive threats from the Taliban, turnout reached a historic low, with only 2 million voters participating in the […]