Join us on December 10 for the third in our Toward Belonging digital dialogue series for a discussion about the possibilities and potential of an economics based on belonging.
Representative democracies have seen the liberal post-war consensus challenged by various forms of populist, nationalist, and breaking politics. The United States offers a troubling display of deep polarisation while Europe offers a set of fragmenting and dissenting societies. The debate around these deep divisions has too often pitted cultural vs economic explanations.
In this webinar, panelists will explore the potential of the role of economics in creating belonging in and across national and local communities and groups.
The discussion will center around Martin Sandbu’s recent book, The Economics of Belonging: A Radical Plan to Win Back the Left Behind and Achieve Prosperity for All. Martin is economics writer for the Financial Times and author of its “Free Lunch” weekly newsletter on the global economic policy debate (sent out by lunchtime in Europe).
Speakers who will join Martin in the conversation include:
- Catherine Fieschi, Counterpoint Director and author of Populocracy;
- Saru Jayaraman, President of One Fair Wage and Director of Food Labor Research Center at the University of California at Berkeley.
- Simon Reid-Henry, Director of the Institute for Humanities and Social Science at Queen Mary University of London, Counterpoint Associate, and author of Empire of Democracy.
December 10: 5:00 pm–6:30 UK (Noon–1:30 pm EST / 9:00–10:30 am PST)
The webinar will be live and Q&A from audience members is encouraged.
Thursday, December 10
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM PT