Date | March, 2017

Event – Reform and Counter-Reform in American Health Care

Paul Starr Princeton University April 20, 6pm, University Center, Room L104 (63 Fifth Ave) The Republican effort to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act and to eliminate Medicaid’s status as an entitlement is not the first time conservatives have sought to stop, undo, or redirect reforms that have expanded health insurance and health care. […]

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Event – Panic at the Pump: the Energy Crisis of the1970s and the Transformation of American Politics

Megan Jacobs, Columbia and Princeton University 4/13, 6pm Orozco Room – 66 W 12th St Room 712   In 1973, the Arab OPEC cartel banned the export of oil to the United States, sending prices and tempers rising across the country. Though the embargo would end the following year, it introduced a new kind of […]

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Event – First Annual Graduate Student Fellows Symposium: What’s the matter with Capitalism?

The Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies proudly presents its First Annual Graduate Fellows Symposium: What’s the matter with Capitalism? Friday, April 21 A symposium confronting contemporary capitalism, examining the ways in which the dynamics of accumulation, dispossession, and social reproduction shape – and are shaped by – the movements of people, substances and ideas. Discussions […]

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Event – Social Democracy Suppressed Series

The Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies proudly presents its Social Democracy Suppressed Series, with stimulating events on April and May. Join us! Panic at the Pump: the Energy Crisis of the 1970s and the Transformation of American Politics Meg Jacobs Columbia and Princeton University 4/13, 6pm Orozco Room – 66 W 12th St Room 712 […]

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Darrick Hamilton on Why We Need a Federal Job Guarantee

Heilbroner Affiliated Faculty and Associated Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at Milano and Nssr, Darrick Hamilton wrote with Mark Paul and William Darity a recent piece in Jacobin on how giving everyone a job is the best way to democratize the economy and give workers leverage in the workplace. Read Why We Need a […]

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Event – Theorizing Freedom, Radicalizing the Black Radical Tradition

March 28, 6pm, Wolff Conference Room (6 E 16th St, Room 1103) Neil Roberts Associate Professor, Africana Studies Program and Faculty Affiliate, Departments of Political Science & Religion, Williams College Neil Roberts’s colloquium talk draws upon core claims advanced in the author’s recent book Freedom as Marronage and it delves into the implications of the work’s argument for the […]

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Conference – Imagining the Future: financial capitalism and the social imagination

Imagining the Future: financial capitalism and the social imagination Start: Jul 11, 2017 09:00 AM End: Jul 11, 2017 08:00 PM Location: University College London, Institute of Advanced Studies, IAS Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building This conference is co-funded by the IAS under this year’s research theme of Planetary Futures. Call for Papers The convenors […]

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