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, James K. Galbraith, and Marshall Steinbaum.
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On December 10, 2019, Branko Milanovic, visiting presidential professor and senior scholar at the Stone Center for Socio-Economic Inequality at The Graduate Center, discussed his new book, Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World, which explores the […]
On October 24, 2019 a powerful group of speakers came to the Graduate Center for a panel on “Racism and Democracy”. They spoke about the influence of ethnic bias and racism on US democracy. We heard how the […]
Introduced by political theorist Michael Waltzer, Nancy L. Rosenblum, Harvard University Senator Joseph Clark Emerita Professor of Ethics in Politics and Government, gave the Irving Howe Memorial Lecture last night at The Graduate Center on November 20. She shared theories of her […]
What is the role of facts in a democracy? As the media has become polarized and fragmented, the relationship between fact and news reporting has become increasingly loose, with potentially dire consequences. What are appropriate answers to these […]
Bolivia’s president Evo Morales stepped down on Sunday over protests against his increasingly autocratic rule. The military of Bolivia had issued an ultimatum for Mr Morales to withdraw from office. He has since accepted a […]