Politics in the Age of Scarcity

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Liza Featherstone & Doug Henwood
"The Crisis is Over: What Next?" (Doug Henwood)
Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
"Behind the Mirror: Focus Groups and What they Reveal" (Liza Featherstone)
Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 4pm, 8417 Social Science
Open Seminar for Students, Faculty, and Public
Thursday, February 17, 2011, 12:20 pm, 8108 Social Science

LIZA FEATHERSTONE is a contributing writer to The Nation magazine. She also writes for Slate, The New York Times, Columbia Journalism Review, among others, and is the author of Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers’ Rights at Wal-Mart, and co-author of Students Against Sweatshops. Featherstone has been a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Economics Journalism at Columbia University, and now teaches at City University of New York and New York University.

DOUG HENWOOD is editor and publisher of Left Business Observer, a newsletter which covers a wide range of economic and political topics, including income distribution and poverty, the globalization of finance and production, and the economics of energy. Henwood is a contributing editor of The Nation, and hosts a weekly radio program on WBAI (New York). He is the author of Wall Street, The State of the USA, and After the New Economy, and is in the early stages of a book on the current American ruling class.