Henry George School of Social Science Calendar

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  • Comparative Capitalism
    Session 3
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2021.07.05
    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    COMPARATIVE CAPITALISM

    Loosely defined as an economic system that highlights the importance of private property and free markets, Capitalism has been subject to various practical interpretation informed by history, culture and context. In this five session course, Michael Bucher will present cross-country variations of modern capitalism, comparing and contrasting the share-holder model that has been holding sway in the United States since the early 1980 to alternatives that place more emphasis on workers and communities.

    This class meets on Mondays from June 21 to July 26.

    Instructor: Michael Bucher
    Dates: Mondays: 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/19, 7/26
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    A link to join will be provided via email before the start of the first session.

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  • Comparative Capitalism
    Session 4
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2021.07.19
    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    COMPARATIVE CAPITALISM

    Loosely defined as an economic system that highlights the importance of private property and free markets, Capitalism has been subject to various practical interpretation informed by history, culture and context. In this five session course, Michael Bucher will present cross-country variations of modern capitalism, comparing and contrasting the share-holder model that has been holding sway in the United States since the early 1980 to alternatives that place more emphasis on workers and communities.

    This class meets on Mondays from June 21 to July 26.

    Instructor: Michael Bucher
    Dates: Mondays: 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/19, 7/26
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    A link to join will be provided via email before the start of the first session.

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  • Comparative Capitalism
    Session 5
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2021.07.26
    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    COMPARATIVE CAPITALISM

    Loosely defined as an economic system that highlights the importance of private property and free markets, Capitalism has been subject to various practical interpretation informed by history, culture and context. In this five session course, Michael Bucher will present cross-country variations of modern capitalism, comparing and contrasting the share-holder model that has been holding sway in the United States since the early 1980 to alternatives that place more emphasis on workers and communities.

    This class meets on Mondays from June 21 to July 26.

    Instructor: Michael Bucher
    Dates: Mondays: 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/19, 7/26
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    A link to join will be provided via email before the start of the first session.

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  • Economics for a Post- Covid 19 World
    Session 1
    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    2021.07.28
    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    ECONOMICS FOR A POST- COVID 19 WORLD

    The global health pandemic has exposed major flaws of the economic model that defined public policy in the Western world for the past four decades. While governments have intervened with massive rescue packages to salvage it, the trail of wealth inequality and environmental damage left behind by mainstream economics is now fueling calls for a paradigm shift. In this 5-session course, Alanna Hartzok will present an alternative framework that places justice, shared prosperity and environmental sustainability at the center of economic policy.

    The instructor, Alanna Hartzok is co-founder and co-director of Earth Rights Institute. She is the author of The Earth Belongs to Everyone, winner of the 2008 Radical Middle Book Award. She has given many lectures and seminars on how to structure public finance and tax policy to address issues of wealth distribution, the environment, infrastructure, education and peace.

    Dates: Wednesdays – 7/28, 8/04, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25

    Time: 6:30PM – 8:00PM

    Note: This is an online event. Access information will be made available after registration.

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