Date | April, 2017

Professor Darrick Hamilton Honoree at the Future of Wealth Awards

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Event – Going out of the Recession?

The History Department Presents: Going out of the Great Recession? Contrast between the United States and Europe: Proposed Work from Economic History, 1960-2016 Professor Carles Manera Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB) May 2nd, 4-6pm 80 Fifth Ave, Room 529

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Event – Economics for the 21st Century: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

Economics for the 21st Century: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist Monday, May 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm  University Center, Room 304 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Join Kate Raworth for a discussion of her new book Doughnut Economics. As to how as citizens around the world vociferously reject the economic ideals […]

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Event – Dissent Spring Issue Launch: Capitalism Today

Dissent Spring Issue Launch: Capitalism Today Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL105 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003 Almost a decade since the financial crisis, economic debate remains trapped by stale assumptions that led to the calamity. Liberals don’t have a […]

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Event – The Bonds of Kinship: Intergenerational Debt and Familial Wealth in the Neoliberal Era

Social Democracy Suppressed Series presents: The Bonds of Kinship: Intergenerational Debt and Familial Wealth in the Neoliberal Era Melinda Cooper, University of Sidney Thursday, April 27, 6pm, at 79 Fifth Ave Room 1618 “We want an economy where our debts are to our friends, families, and communities – and not to the 1%,”declares the Strike […]

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Rachel Sherman in Items: What It Means to Be Entitled

Rachel Sherman, Associate Professor of Sociology, HCCS Faculty Fellow & Director of Graduate Studies at Sociology Department at The New School for Social Research, based on research among New Yorkers in the “1 percent”, uncovers the ways they understand and legitimize their wealth, in part through distinguishing their situation from other people of means who may […]

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Julia Ott in Dissent: How Tax Policy Created the 1%

Julia Ott, Associate Professor in the History of Capitalism and the co-director of the Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies at the New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College at the New School, writes for Dissent Magazine about how the tax code’s preferential treatment of capital gains reflects the fact that both Democrat and […]

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Event – Clean In: How Hotel Workers Fought For a Union—And Won

Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies and The Nation Magazine present the following film screening and debate: Clean In: How Hotel Workers Fought For a Union—And Won Wednesday, April 12 6pm University Center, Room L102 (63 Fifth Ave) What does a feminism for the 99% look like? Ask the hotel keepers who unionized a Doubletree hotel […]

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Event – Macrofinance and the State: Rethinking the Politics of the Global Financial Crisis

Politics Speakers Series and Social Democracy Suppressed Series present: Adam Tooze Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History at Columbia University The recent financial crisis has given rise to a resurgence of interest in the tense relationship of capitalism and democracy. What this literature has tended to ignore is the fact that the financial […]

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Event – Economic Crisis and Democracy in Brazil: A Talk with Former President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff

Economic Crisis and Democracy in Brazil: A Talk with Former President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, A 106 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011 A talk with former president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff Mediation by Professor Nancy Fraser How did the […]

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