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  • emOne Billion Americansem
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    One Billion Americans

    Vox co-founder and senior correspondent Matthew Yglesias argued that America needs to increase its population by 1 billion in order to compete in the global marketplace. This virtual event…

    107 views
  • emBig Dirty Moneyem
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    Big Dirty Money

    Law Professor Jennifer Taub offered her thoughts on the repercussions average Americans face when the rich break the law in order to accumulate more wealth.

    292 views
  • emThe Hour of Fateem
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    The Hour of Fate

    Bloomberg News investigative reporter Susan Berfield recounted the fight between President Theodore Roosevelt and financier J.P. Morgan over the size of corporations and government…

    327 views
  • emMill Townem
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    Mill Town

    Kerri Arsenault investigated how the paper mill in her hometown of Mexico, Maine, affected the financial and physical well-being of its residents. This was a virtual event hosted by…

    191 views
  • emBreakem Upem
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    Break'em Up

    Political activist Zephyr Teachout argued that corporate monopolies must be broken up in order to establish a fair economy and restore political power back to the American people. This virtual…

    26 views
  • emMoney for Nothingem
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    Money for Nothing

    MIT professor Thomas Levenson discussed how the leaders of the Scientific Revolution applied their new ideas to people, money, and markets and, as a result, invented modern finance. This…

    476 views
  • emWorked Overem
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    Worked Over

    Middlebury College sociology professor Jamie McCallum explained his theory on the link between overwork and societal inequality, and argued that the key to building a more just society lies…

    57 views
  • emThe Woman Behind the New Dealem
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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…

    860 views
  • emBreak Em Upem
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    Break 'Em Up

    Political activist Zephyr Teachout argued that corporate monopolies must be broken up in order to establish a fair economy and restore political power back to the American people. This…

    83 views
  • emAfter the Gigem
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    After the Gig

    Author Juliet Schor argued that there is a dark side to the gig economy and shared her ideas for how to make it equitable for exploited users and workers. This virtual event was hosted by…

    204 views
  • emThe Crusades of Cesar Chavezem
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    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

    Miriam Pawel talked about her book, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography, in which she chronicles the life and activism of United Farm Workers co-founder and president Cesar Chavez.…

    464 views
  • After Words with Dinesh DSouza
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    After Words with Dinesh D'Souza

    Dinesh D’Souza examined what he calls the new face of socialism. He was interviewed by author and Independent Institute senior fellow Benjamin Powell and co-author of “Socialism Sucks.”

    4,938 views
  • emHad I Knownem
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    Had I Known

    Barbara Ehrenreich talked about economic inequality in the United Stakes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This virtual discussion was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore.

    731 views
  • emLaid Wasteem
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    Laid Waste!

    Purdue University history professor John Larson looked at how colonial Americans utilized industry to benefit themselves to the detriment of the environment. This was a virtual program…

    523 views
  • emAmerican Harvestem
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    American Harvest

    Writer Marie Mockett spoke about her journey through the heartland traveling with the wheat harvesters for her family’s farm, and offered her observations on farm life in middle America.…

    464 views
  • emThe Deficit Mythem and emThe Price of Peaceem
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    The Deficit Myth and The Price of Peace

    State University of New York Economics Professor Stephanie Kelton and HuffPost senior reporter Zachary Carter talked about modern economic theories and whether they hold up today. This…

    814 views
  • emHow Innovation Worksem
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    How Innovation Works

    Science writer Matt Ridley argued that America is experiencing what he calls an “innovation famine” and discussed how government policy can encourage and incentivize innovation. This event…

    436 views
  • emGhost Roadem
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    Ghost Road

    City planning expert Anthony Townsend discussed the future of autonomous vehicles. This event was hosted by Town Hall Seattle.

    438 views
  • emMeToo in the Corporate Worldem
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    #MeToo in the Corporate World

    Economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett discussed what she calls collateral damage of the #MeToo movement. This virtual program was sponsored by Town Hall Seattle.

    206 views
  • emThe Lost Tradition of Economic Equality in America 16001870em
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    The Lost Tradition of Economic Equality in America, 1600-1870

    History Professor Daniel Mandell argued that early Americans were critical of economic inequality and believed fiscal parity was an essential part of a functional society. This virtual…

    450 views
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