Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: “The Optimist’s Telescope:Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age”

When:
May 29, 2021 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
2021-05-29T16:30:00-07:00
2021-05-29T18:00:00-07:00
Where:
Online
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Optimist’s Telescope:Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age
Date Saturday May 29
Time 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Event Type Other
Organizer/Author Strike Debt Bay Area
Email strike.debt.bay.area [at] gmail.com
Location Details
Online. See below.

For our May meeting we’ll be reading Part I and Part II of

Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism by Marianna Mazzucato

Capitalism is in crisis. The rich have gotten richer­the 1 percent, those with more than $1 million, own 44 percent of the world’s wealth­while climate change is transforming­and in some cases wiping out­life on the planet. We are plagued by crises threatening our lives, and this situation is unsustainable. But how do we fix these problems decades in the making?

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Strike Debt Bay Area hosts this non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut EconomicsLimitsBanking on the PeopleCapital and Its Discontents, How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century, The Deficit Myth,  Revenge Capitalism, the Edge of Chaos blog symposium  and Re-enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics of the Commons.

Join us – all are welcome!

Added to the calendar on Saturday Mar 13th, 2021 7:12 PM

SDBA Book Group: Saturday,  May 29, 2021, 4:30 PM.
https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2021/03/13/18840794.php

For our May meeting we’ll be reading Part I and Part II of

Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism by Marianna Mazzucato

Capitalism is in crisis. The rich have gotten richer­the 1 percent, those with more than $1 million, own 44 percent of the world’s wealth­while climate change is transforming­and in some cases wiping out­life on the planet. We are plagued by crises threatening our lives, and this situation is unsustainable. But how do we fix these problems decades in the making?

If you have not gotten the Zoom info for the book discussion and would like to join us email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com

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