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The Fiscal Cliff on Trial

Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us at a community forum exposing the deceptive framing of the debate on the deficit, U.S. tax and spending policies, and what is needed to improve the U.S. economy.

"The Fiscal Cliff on Trial" will analyze the debate on deficit reductions, tax policies, and federal spending proposals and their impact on Kansas Citians and our economy. 

Fiscal Cliff on Trial Flyer

Flyer for Kansas City, December 1st forum "The Fiscal Cliff on Trial"

Robert Reich to Speak at Drake

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 7:00pm

Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Noted author, economist and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich will address the topic, "The Next Economy and America's Future" at this Des Moines talk. Reich currently teaches at Cal-Berkeley. Free and open to the public. A book-signing will follow the talk.

Fixing Our Economy

Ira Harritt, Kansas City Program Coordinator, provided an update on the federal budget debate on KKFI Community Radio's Heartland Labor forum on Thursday, August 11, 2011. In this interview he reviewed what economists and leaders are saying about the recent budget deficit deal and discussed what will really put people back to work and heal our ailing economy.

Excerpts from the show:

America in Decline: Paths to 21st Century Security & Prosperity

Sunday, October 17, 2010 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Sermon by Joseph Gerson

 

Dialogue on the Serious Decline of the US Economy

Monday, August 9, 2010 - 7:00pm

Philip E. Wheaton, Episcopal Priest and Latin American Historian, Director of EPICA (Ecumenical Program on Central America  and the Caribbean), and  author, will join Gil Dawes, UM pastor, Missionary to Latin America, Director of Renewing Rural Iowa project of PrairieFire Rural Action, and author, in a dialogue on the "Serious Decline of the US Economy: Corporate Greed, Speculative Betrayal and Banking Deceit."

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