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    Uprooted

    Journalist Grace Olmstead talked about the consequences of the abandonment of farm towns in the United States, and her own decision to leave the farm town she grew up in. This virtual event…

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    Generosity Unbound

    Calire Gaudiani looks at the history of philanthropy in the U.S. and argues that Americans would benefit more if there was less government regulation of private foundations. She discussed…

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    At What Cost

    City University of New York public health professor Nicholas Freudenberg looked at the impact corporations have on health care. This virtual event was hosted by CUNY Graduate School of…

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    Hot Seat - What I Learned Leading a Great American Company

    Jeff Immelt reflected on his time as CEO of General Electric, including his leadership after 9/11 and the 2008 financial crisis. This virtual program was hosted by Barrett Bookstore and the…

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    Fulfillment

    ProPublica senior reporter Alec MacGillis explained how Amazon and the growth of e-commerce has affected American businesses. This virtual event was hosted by Town Hall Seattle.

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    Believe in People

    Koch Industries CEO and chair Charles Koch and Stand Together chair and CEO and Charles Koch Foundation president Brian Hooks offered their thoughts on how to tackle economic and social…

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    Engine of Inequality

    Financial analyst Karen Petrou explained why she believes the Federal Reserve holds the key to ending income inequality in the United States. This was a virtual event hosted by the Cato…

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    Conscious Leadership

    Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey spoke about his approach to leadership and business. This virtual program was sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C.

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    You're Leaving When?

    Writer and actress Annabelle Gurwitch offered her thoughts on the decline of the middle-class in America. This virtual program was co-hosted by the MJCCA Book Festival In Your Living Room…

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    Nothing is Too Big to Fail

    Financial analysts Kerry and Linda Killinger explained why they believe the U.S. government should implement policies that would prevent a repeat of the 2008 recession. This virtual event…

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    Come Fly the World

    Julia Cooke recounted the lives and careers of Pan Am stewardesses in the 1960's and 70's. This was a virtual event hosted by Books and Books Bookstore in Coral Gables, Florida.

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    Fulfillment and Made in China

    Alec MacGillis (Fulfillment ) and Amelia Pang (Made in China) discussed their books about the downsides of our global, internet-driven consumer economy. This virtual event was part of the Virginia…

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    Early 20th-Century New York City

    David Von Drehle and Daniel Okrent talked about historical events in New York City. Mr. Von Drehle is the author of Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, published by Atlantic Monthly Press.…

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    Kill Shot

    Investigative journalist Jason Dearen discussed America’s deadliest drug contamination outbreak which took place in 2012. This was a virtual event hosted by Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor,…

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    Prototype Nation

    University of Michigan information professor Silvia Lindtner explained how the financial crisis of 2007-2008, a distrust of Silicon Valley, and the rise of the global maker movement…

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    One Belt, One Road

    Eyck Freymann took a critical look at China’s Belt and Road initiative and the hundreds of billions of dollars China has spent building up the infrastructure of countries around the world.…

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    After Words with Sara Horowitz

    Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build economic sustainability for workers in the future. She was interviewed by author and American…

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    The Woman Behind the New Deal

    Kirstin Downey talked about her book The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience (Nan A. Talese; March 3, 2009). She…

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    Midnight in Vehicle City

    Edward McClelland recounted the sit-down strike against General Motors in Flint, Michigan, from 1936-37 that led to the growth of the United Auto Workers. This was a virtual event hosted by…

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    Driving While Black

    Historian Gretchen Sorin looked at how the introduction of the automobile impacted the lives of African Americans, providing a new freedom that was supported by black-owned businesses and…

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