|Date/Time:||Tue, October 22, 2013
05:30PM – 09:00PM
|Venue:||Nesholm Family Lecture Hall, McCaw Hall, Seattle Center|
|Location:||321 Mercer Street, Seattle WA 98109 |Map address|
|Price:||$20 per person|
Most public discussions of this issue have focused on social justice issues. This event intends to focus on economic issues, including sustainability.
Panelists discussing the issue of inequality include:
- John Carlson, John Carlson 570 KVI radio; Co-founder, Washington Policy Center
- Nick Hanauer, Founder, Second Avenue Partners
- Jon Talton, Economics Columnist, The Seattle Times
Jon Talton will lead by presenting the recent history of growing inequality in the US, and place it in historical and geographical context. Nick Hanauer will articulate the reasons why this trend endangers US economic health. John Carlson will articulate a contrary position that it was caused by government interference and would diminish if the government reduced its footprint in the economy.
Registration is required by Thursday, October 17.
More details here.