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    Cost of the Iraq War

    Linda Bilmes spoke about the costs of the war in Iraq, which she projected to reach $5 trillion. Those projections exceed the original figures in her book The Three Trillion Dollar…

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    A Conversation on the State of the Economy

    Joseph Stiglitz, author of The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future, and Paul Krugman, author of End This Depression Now!, talked about the problems…

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    Book Discussion on The Price of Inequality

    Joseph Stiglitz argues that rising inequality in the U.S. is bad for our democracy and says that we need to become a more equitable society. Professor Stiglitz responded to questions…

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    Costs of HIV/AIDS Medicines

    Witnesses testified on the cost of HIV/AIDS medications and monopolies created in the HIV/AIDS drugs market. The focus was particularly on Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) bill…

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    Domestic Debt Financing

    Witnesses testified about the soundness of U.S. banks and financial institutions. Among the topics they addressed were regulation of financial markets, the levels of bank…

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    Troubled Asset Relief Program and Financial Stability, Economists Panel

    Economists testified on the successes and failures of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).This was the final hearing of TARP panel, which is scheduled to dissolve on April 3, 2011.

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    The New Deal: Social Security and Labor Relations

    A panel discussion was held on the historical impact of the 1935 Social Security Act and the National Labor Relations Act on American life and society, as well as the current state of…

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    Daily Beast Innovators Summit, Day 2, Part 3

    The Daily Beast held a summit on economic, environmental, and political issues. Participants in this portion talked about the economy, business innovation, and the use of online…

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    Daily Beast Innovators Summit, Day 2, Part 1

    Following opening remarks by Tina Brown and Shane Robison at the Daily Beast’s summit on economic, environmental, and political issues, panelists talked about the economy and ways to…

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    Stock Market Drop, Subcommittee Report

    Financial industry regulators talked about efforts to prevent another stock market free fall such as the May 6th, 2010, midday drop. The market dropped more than 1000 points in less…

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    Stock Market Drop

    Following opening remarks from Gary Gensler and Mary Schapiro, financial industry executives talked about what can be done to prevent another stock market freefall such as the May 6th,…

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    After Words with Joseph Stiglitz

    Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz talked about the 2008 economic collapse in the U.S. and its affect on the global economy. Prof. Stiglitz argued that we need to…

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    Executive Compensation

    Witnesses testified about compensation practices at financial and non-financial firms. Among the topics addressed were recent bonuses awarded to financial executives at firms that had…

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    Future of American Capitalism

    Joseph Stiglitz talked by remote video from New York City about his July Vanity Fair article, “Wall Street’s Toxic Message,” in which he argues that when the current…

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    Book Discussion on Meltdown

    Contributors to Meltdown: How Greed and Corruption Shattered Our Financial System and How We Can Recover, published by The Nation, participated in a forum on the downturn in the financial…

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    Regulation of the Financial Industry

    The congressionally mandated Troubled Assets Relief Program Oversight Panel heard from experts on the regulation of the financial industry in preparation for a report on the use of…

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    Financial Markets Oversight and Regulation

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the possible restructuring of the financial markets, including financial institution oversight and regulation, systemic risk and…

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    Democratic Economic Stimulus Plan

    Appearing by remote access from New York City, Joseph Stiglitz talked about economic stimulus ideas and related economic recovery plans discussed Monday by House Democratic leaders in…

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    House Democratic Economic Agenda

    Democratic House leaders spoke to the press after their meeting with economic experts to discuss the current economic conditions and efforts to develop a recovery plan that focuses on…

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    The Costs of the War in Iraq

    Joseph Stiglitz discussed the cost of the war in Iraq with students from around the nation participating in the Close Up Foundation’s week-long government studies program. br/ Joseph…

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