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Inequality and Civil Society in the Era of Democratic Anxiety

We are living in confusing times. Democracies are sanctioning authoritarian rulers, financial abundance has produced staggering inequalities, immigrants are suspect in a world that is globally integrated, and governments seem paralyzed in the face of major problems. It is clear we are in a transition that is transforming our political practices along with our social and economics reality.
The distinguished panelists have thought deeply about these matters.  What they say will help us understand the world as it spins on an unfamiliar axis.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 PM
at the Regina Perrugi Room
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
Please Join Us For This Special Event
RSVP by April 28th

The Panel Will Include

Liaquat Ahamed

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lords
of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

Professor Abhijit Banerjee
Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology

Professor Akeel Bilgrami
Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy
at Columbia University

Professor Prabhat Patnaik
Economist and Political Commentator, Jawaharial Nehru University in New Delhi

Professor Uday Mehta (Moderator)
Distinguished Professor of Political Science
at the CUNY Graduate Center

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