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Nov. 2 Political Economy Week

November 02, 2016

09:30 AM - 06:45 PM


 Grossmont College Political Economy Week continues with more presentations on topics dominating news headlines and presidential debates, including the financial reforms, the media and Donald Trump, and the healthcare debate. The event is free and open to the public. The topics for Wednesday, Nov. 2, are:

9:30-10:45 a.m. Exploring the "Least Bad Tax." Did you know that eight states have no state income tax? Room 51-578 with Alan Ridley
11a.m.-12:15 p.m.  The Great Debate – What is the Proper Role of Government in a Market Society?
Room 51-575, with Will Cummings and Scott McGann
12:30-1:45     Do We Really Need Seventeen Ballot Propositions this November?! You Might Be Surprised Why We Don't Room 51-577, with Brian Jennings
2-3:15 p.m.   “The Progressive Era and the Dawn of Big Government” Room 51-578, with Dana Fitch
3:30-4:45 p.m.

What are Voters So Mad About? How Anger and Frustration are Driving Politics this Election

Room 51-578, with Brian Jennings
5:30-6:45 p.m.   What Triggers a Financial Crisis Room 55-535B, with Shahrokh Shahrokhi

With the belief that students should see politics from an up close and personal perspective, the department of Political Economy sponsors Political Economy Week every semester to "facilitate a close examination of the political and economic issues impacting our local, national, and international communities." The event is a venue for department faculty members to share their own political opinions, as well as an opportuity for community leaders to share diverse perspectives.

All presentations are free and open to the public.

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