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Mind the Gap: Economic Inequality and our Democracy
Mind the Gap: Economic Inequality and our Democracy      This year’s annual Mass Humanities Symposium focuses on the issue of income inequality in American society, its causes, its implications, and proposals to reverse the trend. Three panel discussions will take place during the afternoon, featuring internationally known scholars and journalists, including Columbia University Director of American Studies Andrew Delbanco, author and historian Thomas Frank, economist James K. Galbraith, social critic and economist critic Glenn Loury of Brown University, and Scott Winship of the Brookings Institution. (Visit the Mass Humanities website for a list of all the speakers.)

The schedule is as follows:
12:45 – 2 p.m.,“Causes and Consequences;” 2:15 – 3:30 p.m., “The Role of Education;” and 3:45 – 5 p.m., “What Can Be Done?” Books by the panelists will be on sale following the program and they will be available for signing.

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Date and Time:
    Saturday, November 3, 2012 | 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
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Of Interest to Particular Audience:
    Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categorized as:
    Lectures & Readings
Sponsored by:
    Mass Humanities, hosted by Boston College
    Mass Humanities
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Admission fee:
    Free with Registration
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