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"Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism"
Date Monday September 10
Time 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 S 7th St
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorShelby Minister
Author David Barsamian will be here to speak on his new book "Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism", co-authored with Richard Wolff.

Today's economic crisis is capitalism's worst since the Great Depression. Millions have lost their jobs, homes and healthcare while those who work watch their pensions, benefits and job security decline. As more and more are impacted by the crisis, the system continues to make the very wealthy even richer. In eye-opening interviews with prominent economist Richard Wolff, David Barsamian probes the root causes of the current economic crisis, its unjust social consequences and what can and should be done to turn things around. While others blame corrupt bankers and unregulated speculators or the government or even the poor who borrowed, the authors show that the causes of the crisis run much deeper.

Richard D. Wolff is Professor Emeritus of Economics at U. Mass, and Visiting Professor at the New School University. Author of Capitalism Hits the Fan, he's been a guest on NPR, Glenn Beck Show, and Democracy Now!

David Barsamian is founder and director of Alternative Radio and author of Targeting Iran. He is best known for his interview books with Noam Chomsky, including What We Say Goes.

Suggested Donation $10

Sponsored by San Jose Peace and Justice Center
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§Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism - with David Barsamian
by San Jose Peace & Justice Center Tuesday Sep 4th, 2012 1:02 AM
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The speaker, David Barsamian, is co-author of the book Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism.

Date & time:
Monday, Sepetember 10 at 7 pm

Venue:
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 South 7th Street
San Jose, CA 95112

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