Economic Justice in Post-Pandemic America?

Thu, Apr 22, 2021 - 12:30 PM — Thu, Apr 22, 2021 - 02:00 PM
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A Conversation with Lane Kenworthy and Oren Cass, moderated by Daniel DiSalvo

A Symposium in Honor of Anne and Bernard Spitzer

Organized and Sponsored by Rajan Menon, the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Chair, and the Department of Political Science

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Meeting ID: 822 5201 9110 I Passcode: 059157



Lane Kenworthy is professor of sociology and Yankelovich Chair in Social Thought at the University of California-San Diego. He is the author of Social Democratic Capitalism (2020), The Good Society (, How Big Should Our Government Be? (2016, with Jon Bakija, Peter Lindert, and Jeff Madrick), Social Democratic America (2014), Progress for the Poor (2011), Jobs with Equality (2008), Egalitarian Capitalism (2004), and In Search of National Economic Success (1995).

Oren Cass is the executive director of American Compass and author of The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America (2018). He is a contributing opinion writer for the Financial Times and his work also appears regularly in publications including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Previously Oren worked as a management consultant in Bain & Company’s Boston and Delhi offices. He served as Domestic Policy Director for Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign and was a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute from 2015 to 2020. He holds a JD from Harvard Law School.

Moderated by Daniel DiSalvo

Professor and Chair of Political Science in the Colin Powell School at the City College of New York–CUNY and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. 

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