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  1. Oona Houlihan

    “… exacerbated the social crisis …” I am at a bit of a loss: “austerity” policies means that the government takes lees money from the available funds in the “market” that could finance jobs etc. in other words, if the government taxes less and/or issues less government bonds, by and large, more money remains in the “real” economy, no? If, on the other hand, the government “skims” off such monies via taxes and/or bond issuance, then this money flows into the government’s coffers, only to be redistributed along rather mostly arbitrary lines. However, in collecting and then redistributing, the government, which is not a not-for-profit run by people doing “pro bono” jobs but pays considerablv wages to the tax COLLECTORS as well as the REDISTRIBUTORS of such monies, “wastes”, by design, some of that money. How on earth can, with this reduced input, you expect the economy to be better off than if you left the moneys there in the first place?

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  2. Sandra Carrington

    Hi!
    So glad you’re holding this event. Not sure I can be there tomorrow, but will attend with a family member on Friday for sure. Also happy about the “no registration” policy. Was afraid we’d be closed out – but all we have to do is show up early enough to get a seat. Thank you, thank you!

    Sandra Carrington

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  3. Michael Dumas

    Will this be recorded? I have to attend another conference, but would love to get access to any videorecordings after. Please tell me you are recording this….

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    1. Profile photo of Keith MiyakeKeith Miyake

      The sessions held at the Grad Center will be livestreamed, however we do not yet have the URL. We will post it as soon as it is available. All of the events will be filmed, however, and video will be posted on this site as soon as possible.

  4. MaryLouise Patterson

    Please send me the final program for the “Confronting Racial Capitalism” conference and will I need to pre-register? Is there a conference fee?

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    1. Profile photo of Keith MiyakeKeith Miyake

      The conference is free and seating will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you have special accessibility needs, please email us and we can do our best to make accommodations for you.