The following panel is open to the public and free of charge:
WHAT LIES BEHIND: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE WORLD ECONOMIC CRISIS
SPEAKERS & TALKS
Radhika Desai (Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba): "The dollar: US currency, world's problem"
Alan Freeman (Visiting Research Fellow, University of Manitoba): "How bad can it get? 1929 and all that"
Andrew Kliman (Professor, Department of Economics, Pace University - Pleasantville): "Roots of the Crisis and Proposed Solutions"
TIME & PLACE
Tuesday April 14 at 6:00 p.m.
18th floor Conference Room
One Pace Plaza
Manhattan (New York City)
(Just east of City Hall, just south of Brooklyn Bridge. Near 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, A, C, J, M, Z, N, and R subway lines + bus routes. For more detailed directions, visit http://www.pace.edu/page.cfm?doc_id=16157 or call Pace University at (212) 346-1200.)
Folks who wish to attend the panel need to pre-register by e-mail Andrew_Kliman@msn.com on or before April 10. They also should make sure to bring a photo ID to the event.
Radhika Desai is the author of _Slouching Towards Ayodhya: From Congress to Hindutva in Indian Politics_ (2004). She is working on two books, _When Was Globalization? Origin and End of a US Strategy_ and _The Making of the Indian Capitalist Class_.
Alan Freeman has published 52 articles on economics and politics. He has co-edited four books including _Marx, Ricardo, Sraffa_ with Ernest Mandel, and _The Politics of Empire and the Crisis of Globalisation_ with Boris Kagarlitsky. With Radhika Desai he is launching a new book series to be entitled _The Future of World Capitalism_.
Andrew Kliman is the author of _Reclaiming Marx's "Capital": A refutation of the myth of inconsistency_ (2007). His writings, talks, and interviews on the current economic crisis are available at akliman.squarespace.com/crisis-intervention.