Our Economy! Economic Democracy and System Change

Civic NYC • 25 February 2019
Event date 12 Apr '19 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Event location The Murphy Institute - CUNY School of Labor & Urban Studies • 25 West 43rd St., 18th floor, New York, 10036, NY, United States
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OUR ECONOMY! Economic Democracy and System Change

Friday, April 12, 2019 @ CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies

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Can the economy be democratized? How can we transform it into a more socially inclusive and ecologically sustainable system? How can we combat the growing concentrations of power and wealth? What current practices point toward a participatory democracy and resilient next system?

Our current political economy is unjust, anti-democratic, and ecologically unsustainable. This reality has led to a host of efforts to transform our political economy. This conference will bring together leading academics, researchers, advocates, and practitioners for a day of discussion on how we can achieve systemic transformation and make a political economy that is equitable, democratic, and sustainable.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-economy-economic-democracy-system-chan…?

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

J. Phillip Thompson, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, City of New York

PLENARY SPEAKERS: (list in formation)

Roger Green, Co-Founder, Society for Effective Economic Democracy; Co-Chair of the Coalition to Transform Interfaith

Sean Sweeney, Director, International Program for Labor, Climate and the Environment, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies; Coordinator, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

Sheila Foster, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Georgetown University

Panel topics will include:

- Energy democracy and the Green New Deal
- Building the infrastructure for economic democracy
- Creating a healthy cooperative ecosystem
- Co-ops and immigrant workers
- Opportunities and challenges of land use policy and community land trusts
- Municipalism and workers' rights
- Food co-ops and food systems
- Public ownership and the state

*** REGISTRATION INFO COMING SOON ***

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6 months agoAdd to Calender 2019-04-12 12:00:00 2019-04-12 12:00:00 Our Economy! Economic Democracy and System Change OUR ECONOMY! Economic Democracy and System Change Friday, April 12, 2019 @ CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies *** REGISTRATION IS NOW LIVE *** Can the economy be democratized? How can we transform it into a more socially inclusive and ecologically sustainable system? How can we combat the growing concentrations of power and wealth? What current practices point toward a participatory democracy and resilient next system? Our current political economy is unjust, anti-democratic, and ecologically unsustainable. This reality has led to a host of efforts to transform our political economy. This conference will bring together leading academics, researchers, advocates, and practitioners for a day of discussion on how we can achieve systemic transformation and make a political economy that is equitable, democratic, and sustainable. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-economy-economic-democracy-system-chan…? KEYNOTE SPEAKER: J. Phillip Thompson, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, City of New York PLENARY SPEAKERS: (list in formation) Roger Green, Co-Founder, Society for Effective Economic Democracy; Co-Chair of the Coalition to Transform Interfaith Sean Sweeney, Director, International Program for Labor, Climate and the Environment, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies; Coordinator, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy Sheila Foster, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Georgetown University Panel topics will include: - Energy democracy and the Green New Deal - Building the infrastructure for economic democracy - Creating a healthy cooperative ecosystem - Co-ops and immigrant workers - Opportunities and challenges of land use policy and community land trusts - Municipalism and workers' rights - Food co-ops and food systems - Public ownership and the state *** REGISTRATION INFO COMING SOON *** The Murphy Institute - CUNY School of Labor & Urban Studies America/New_York public Climate Economic Justice #GreenNewDeal #economics