Occupy Washington D.C. Discussion on the Economy

Occupy D.C. and October2011 Movement organizers hosted a panel discussion proposing changes to the federal budget. The event was… read more

Occupy D.C. and October2011 Movement organizers hosted a panel discussion proposing changes to the federal budget. The event was organized as a “hearing” on the state of the economy, economic inequality, and social mobility that would counter congressional hearings on Capitol Hill. Participants called for an increase in taxes for the wealthy and a single-payer health care system. They also called for lower defense spending and social security reform. close

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  • Gar Alperovitz President National Cncl. on Economic Alternatives
  • Dean Baker Co-Founder and Co-Director Center for Economic and Policy Research
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Occupy Washington D.C. Discussion on the Economy

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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 9, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 13, 2011

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  • Nov 09, 2011 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 10, 2011 | 12:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 11, 2011 | 3:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 11, 2011 | 11:37am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 13, 2011 | 3:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
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