“Democracy at the Local Level: 25 Years of Lessons and Some Questions”

[ Silence ]>>So, good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. We’re a little pressed for time, there’s a lot of things going on this afternoon, so I want to get started. It’s so nice to see so many folks in the building for a very nice occasion. My name is Andrew Samwick, Continue Reading

Jonathan Levy – Instability and Inequality: American Capitalism after the Volcker Shock of 1980

– Thanks for showing up on the most beautiful day of the winter to a room without windows. So I’m Herschel Nechlis from the Department of Government and Rockefeller Center for Public Policy. It’s a great pleasure to welcome you today to Jonathan Levy’s talk titled Instability and Inequality: American Continue Reading

White Nationalist Facing Felony Charges Over Charlottesville Violence | TODAY

NBC’S GABE GUTIERREZ HAS THIS.>>Reporter: CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL IS HIDING OUTSIDE OF VIRGINIA. HE DOES NOT DENY HE PEPPER SPRAYED SOMEONE. BUT HE SAYS HE DID IT IN SELF-FORCE. THIS MORNING, CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL, ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS OF THE VIOLENT UNITE THE RIGHT GROUP IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, IS FACING CHARGES. FOR MILLIONS Continue Reading

A Political Economy Project Event: “Is Capitalism Rigged?”

– [Moderator] Good afternoon, welcome. My name’s Doug Irwin. I’m a– – [Man In Audience] I don’t think the mic’s on. – Mic, can you hear me? – [Man In Audience] No. – Can you hear me now? – [Man In Audience] No. – I’ll have to shout. Good afternoon, Continue Reading

A Political Economy Project Event: “Has Liberalism Failed?”

my name is Hank Clark I’m program director of the political economy project and on behalf of the PEP and the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy it’s a real pleasure to welcome all of you here today in addition to this those two sponsoring organizations let me also extend a Continue Reading

Who Are The Rockefellers & How Much Power Do They Have?

The Rockefeller family is one of the richest, and most well known dynasties in the world, they’ve held positions in politics, influenced environmental protection and owned some of the most expensive real estate in the world. So, how did they amass, and hold onto so much money, and how rich Continue Reading