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Global Capitalism: The Economics of Taxing Wealth [November 2019]…


Date: November 14, 2019

01) Global Capitalism: The Economics of Taxing Wealth [November 2019]


“Global Capitalism: Live Economic Update
The Economics of Taxing Wealth
with Richard D. Wolff
Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Topics for the evening:
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
In connection with Wolff’s discussion of the main topic above, he will also cover the following issues at the November 13, 2019, event:
The protest movements in Chile, Lebanon and beyond and how they differ from those in Hong Kong
The overdue critique of “libertarian” capitalism

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