SCHEDULE OF ACTIONS:
Saturday, 4:30. Michigan and Wacker: Mock Awards Ceremony
Outside the AEA awards ceremony, the Coalition Against Corporate Higher Education (CACHE) will present its own set of parody awards commemorating those who contributed the most towards our economic collapse while personally profiting.
On Friday and Saturday, Roosevelt University will host the People’s Economic Conference, a series of workshops highlighting divergent and alternative views which offer concrete solutions to the country’s economic problems.
PEOPLE'S ECONOMIC CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:
Saturday 1/7 12-3pm at Roosevelt University (430 S Michigan 3rd floor)
12-12:45pm - "Economics, Economists, and the Matter of Harm" George DeMartino, Professor of International Economics at the University of Denver.
12:45-1:45 - "More Jobs, Better Jobs: Can we have both? Can we have either?" Chris Tilly, Professor in the Urban Planning department and director of UCLA's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment.
2-3pm - "Rethinking Economics" Stephen Marglin, Professor of Economics at Harvard University holding the Walter S. Barker Chair in the Department.
These events are sponsored by Occupy Chicago, the direct action committee, CACHE, the URPE and the CPEG. We welcome participation and involvement from all individuals as well as: Occupy El Barrio, Ocupy the South Side, Occupy Roger’s Park, the Occupy Chicago Labor Committee, The Iraq Veterans Against the War, Jobs With Justice and Stand Up! Chicago.
Statement from URPE supporting the Occupy movement: http://tinyurl.com/6mwxxws