Full Employment, Social Welfare, and Equity

  • Founded
    1987
  • Seminar Number
    613

The seminar focuses on the analytical and policy issues related to full employment, social welfare, and equity. These include crossnational perspectives, primarily in other industrialized economies. The purpose is to identify and clarify the more difficult and central intellectual questions which relate to and affect the national commitment and capability to assure full employment, social welfare, and equity over long periods.


Co-Chairs
Dr. Sheila Collins
sheila.collins65@verizon.net

Dr. Helen Lachs Ginsburg
helenginsburg@yahoo.com

Dr. Gertrude S. Goldberg
trudygoldberg@msn.com

Rapporteur
Aggie Meiping Sun
ms4196@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/19/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:15 PM
Employment and Income Guarantees: Which Will Do the Better Job?
Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg, Professor Emerita of Social Work, Adelphi University
Abstract




Notes: Joint Meeting with the Seminar on Globalization, Labor, and Popular Struggles
10/17/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:15 PM
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
Gerald Markowitz, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
Abstract




Notes: Joint Meeting with the Seminar on Globalization, Labor, and Popular Struggles
11/14/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:15 PM
After the Elections: Where Does the Progressive Movement Go From Here?
Mark Weisbrot, Center for Economic and Policy Research

Liz Krueger, State Senator



Notes: Joint Meeting with the Seminar on Globalization, Labor, and Popular Struggles
12/19/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:15 PM

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02/20/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:15 PM
Electoral Strategies and Movement Organizing in the Trump Era
Moderator: Trudy Goldberg, Adelphi University and the National Jobs for All Coalition

Jeff Gold, Institute for Rational Mobility, NY Health Care for All, and the Working Families Party

Jill Greenberg, Meridian Environmental Resources and the Working Families Party

Joshua Mason, John Jay College, CUNY and the Working Families Party
Abstract

Notes: Joint Meeting with the Seminar on Globalization, Labor, and Popular Struggles
03/27/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:15 PM
Labor Protections for Guestworkers
Jennifer (JJ) Rosenbaum, Yale Law School and National Guestworker Alliance
Abstract




05/01/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:15 PM

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Notes: Joint Meeting with the Seminar on Globalization, Labor, and Popular Struggles