URI economist to discuss employee-based solutions to economic crisis
Wendy Roworth, 401-874-2773
December 3, 2009
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WHO: Richard McIntyre, University of Rhode Island professor of economics, director of URI Honors Program and author of the 2008 book, Are Worker Rights Human Rights?
WHAT: McIntyre will discuss The Economic Crisis, the Policy Response, and Opportunities for Organizing. He will address the following:
Are decades of regressive economic policies to blame for the current economic crisis?
Does the policy response to the crisis adequately address the conditions that caused it?
Can the Employee-Free Choice Act reverse the decades-long trend of wage stagnation in the United States?
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 7, 4 to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Room 402, Lippitt Hall, 5 Lippitt Road, Kingston.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Lavallee, URI Department of Communications and Marketing, 401-874-2116.