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Globalization, Growth, and Social Equity: American and European Perspectives

Two Democracy contributors, Karen Kornbluh and Gene Sperling, discuss the Dynamism Economy with former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and two leading European policymakers.

By The Editors

Globalization, Growth, and Social Equity: American and European Perspectives

October 2, 2007
9:00am – 10:45am

A light breakfast will be served.

American Participants

Karen Kornbluh, author, “Families Valued,” in Democracy and Senate Policy Director, Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL)

Robert Rubin, Former Secretary of Treasury, and current Chairman of the Executive Committee, Citigroup

Gene Sperling, author, “Rising Tide Economics,” in Democracy and CAP Senior Fellow and Former National Economic Advisor

European Participants

John Hutton (UK), Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise, and Regulatory Reform

Linda Lanzillotta (Italy), Italian Minister of Regional Affairs and Local Autonomy

Moderated by:

John Podesta, President and CEO, Center for American Progress

*None of the panelists will be speaking on behalf of a particular candidate or elected official

Top
advisors and current and former cabinet ministers from across Europe
and the United States will join together for a morning symposium
addressing how progressive politics must be responsive to the new
social and economic risks associated with the Dynamism Economy. The
symposium, in conjunction with the Policy Network, a premiere
progressive think tank based in the United Kingdom, will address the
trends of income inequality and polarization in the context of an era
of increased global economic integration.

Generously sponsored by the Alfred Herrhausen Society

Location

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor

Washington, DC 20005

Map & Directions

Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center

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The Editors of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas are Michael Tomasky (Editor), Jack Meserve (Managing Editor), and Sophia Crabbe-Field (Associate Editor).

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