Events

11 12, 2019

Highlights of “The Future of Global Capitalism” with Branko Milanovic

2020-11-17T16:54:31+00:00December 11, 2019|Events|

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 prospects for creating a fairer society in a world dominated [...]

10 12, 2019

Tonight: The Future of Global Capitalism!

2019-12-11T00:23:05+00:00December 10, 2019|Events|

Join us for Branko Milanovic's theses on The Future of Global Capitalism on December 10 at 6:30pm at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Milanovic, author of Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World, is a visiting presidential professor and senior scholar at the [...]

4 12, 2019

Recap: Race and American Democracy

2019-12-04T15:22:06+00:00December 4, 2019|Events|

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 social construct of race has shaped the geopolitics of the United States [...]

27 11, 2019

How the Tax System Challenges U.S. Democracy

2019-11-27T18:58:48+00:00November 27, 2019|Events|

A couple of weeks ago economists and authors Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman argued on a Graduate Center panel how the US tax system serves as a threat to US democracy. Their thesis, advanced in their book The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make [...]

21 11, 2019

Event Recap: Nancy L. Rosenblum on The New Conspiracism

2019-11-22T20:54:12+00:00November 21, 2019|Events|

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 recent book, A Lot of People Are Saying: The New [...]

7 11, 2019

Dec. 10 “The Future of Global Capitalism” with Branko Milanovic

2019-11-12T17:47:14+00:00November 7, 2019|Events, Scholarship|

We are looking forward to our December 10 event on "The Future of Global Capitalism." Branko Milanovic, Graduate Center economist and scholar at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, will discuss his new book, Capitalism, Alone (Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2019), in conversation with Janet Gornick, James K. Galbraith, [...]

25 10, 2019

Event Highlights: Racism and Democracy

2019-10-25T15:47:46+00:00October 25, 2019|Events|

Last night’s panel shed light on the past and the future of racism and democracy. The panelists and audience began with a tribute to recently deceased Congressman Elijah Cummings. At the core, panelists allege, U.S. democracy – to the extent that it exists at all – excludes large groups of [...]

24 10, 2019

Event Highlights: How the Tax System Challenges U.S. Democracy

2019-11-08T01:07:45+00:00October 24, 2019|Events|

Last night at The Graduate Center, and in front of a packed house, economists and authors Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman advanced their thesis that wealth is so unequally concentrated that the highest one-percent income bracket must be taxed much more heavily. They came to present their talked-about book, The [...]

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