Global Capitalism: November 2019 Live Economic Update

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The Economics of Taxing Wealth

with Richard D. Wolff
Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Judson Memorial Church Assembly Hall
Washington Square, Manhattan
Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work and Judson Memorial Church

In connection with Wolff’s discussion of the main topic above, he will also cover the following issues at the November 13, 2019, event:

  • Current wealth tax proposals by Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren
  • How US already taxes wealth (of some, not others)
  • How other countries tax wealth
  • How US enables/allows wealth to escape taxes
  • Redistributing wealth: pros and cons- The protest movements in Chile, Lebanon and beyond and how they differ from those in Hong Kong
  • The overdue critique of “libertarian” capitalism

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  • Wallace McMillan Jr
    commented 2019-11-16 09:41:44 -0500
    Always enjoy these lectures, particularly how they make you think. I also appreciate how you remind us the importance of language.

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