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Democracy Matters: Inequality and the American Dream
Democracy Matters: Inequality and the American Dream
Tuesday, October 6

Panelists for October 6:
--Michael Boskin (economics). Income inequality and whether we should aim to reduce it
--David Grusky (sociology). Inequality and the American Dream
--Debra Satz (philosophy). What (If Anything) is Wrong with Income Inequality?
--Florencia Torche (sociology). Higher education and income inequality

Should the U.S. close its border to immigrants? What are the ramifications of income inequality? How has COVID-19 changed life as we know it? Why are Americans so politically polarized? How can we address racial injustice?

As the 2020 election approaches, faculty members from across Stanford will explore and examine some of the biggest challenges facing society today. Each week will be dedicated to a different topic, ranging from health care and the economy to racial injustice and challenges to democracy.

Faculty with expertise in philosophy, economics, law, political science, psychology, medicine, history, and more will come together for lively conversations about the issues not only shaping this election season but also the nation and world at large.

There will also be Q&A following the initial discussion.

Oct 6, 2020 12:30 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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