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Conference on Political and Economic Inequality

Memorial Hall

The Conference on Political and Economic Inequality 

Featuring Ellen Goodman, Dean Baker, & Kathy Stein

Free and open to the public.  

Schedule of events: 

Thursday March 27
7:30 Memorial Hall
Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist lecture: “Inequality: Working Moms, Designated Daughters, and the Risks of Caregiving”
Friday March 28 
Worsham Theater, Student Center
9:30-10:15 a.m. Prof. Ron Eller, UK: Inequality in Appalachia (with attention to racial issues) 
10:15-10:30 Comment: Jamie Lucke, Lexington Herald Leader 
10:30-11:15 Prof. Bruce Laurie, UMass Emeritus, The Decline of Unions and the Rise of Inequality
11:15-11:30 Comment –Mike Matuszak, Former Secretary-Treasurer, Local 227 United Food and Commercial Workers of America 
Noon-1:30 pm Lunch
1:30-2:15: Prof. David Courtwright, University of North Florida: The Culture War and the Rise of Inequality 
2:15-2:30 Comment: Hon. Kathy Stein, Family Court Judge 
3:15-4:00 Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research: Inequality, Causes, Consequences
4:00-4:30 Q & A and Remarks by Participants


Questions? contact Ron Formisano, History, University of Kentucky