NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
L2.82
Timeslot: 
Session 4: Saturday, June 2nd: 4:00 - 5:50pm
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Description: 
In spite of the fact that Russia is a country of capitalism’s Jurassic Park and oligarchic capitalism, it has manifested itself as a geopolitical opposition to NATO, which raises a number of urgent and important questions and challenges to the Left: 1) NATO is world policeman. Will be Russia another world policeman? 2) New Cold War inevitable? 3) Do we need new world wide peace movement? Who can be main actors of this movement?

Participants

Economics Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Director, Center for Modern Marxist Studies, Faculty of Philosophy; Visiting Professor Cambridge & Peking Universities; Editor-in-chief of “Alternatives” and “Questions of Political Economy”; Editorial Board “World Review of Political... Read more
Economics Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Director, Center for Modern Marxist Studies, Faculty of Philosophy; Visiting Professor Cambridge & Peking Universities; Editor-in-chief of “Alternatives” and “Questions of Political Economy”; Editorial Board “World Review of Political... Read more
David M. Kotz is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Distinguished Professor in the School of Economics at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He is the author of The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism, Harvard University Press, 2015 (... Read more
Samir Amin is an Egyptian-French Marxian economist, director of the Third World Forum, chairman of the World Forum of Alternatives, member of Editorial Board of 'Review of International Political Economy'. From 1947 to 1957 he studied in Paris, gaining a Diploma in Political Science (1952... Read more
Ruslan Grinberg is research advisor of the Institute of Economics of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), RAS corresponding member, Doctor of Economics, Professor. From 2003 till 2015, Director of the Institute of Economics of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Editor-in-Chief of the World of Change... Read more
Since 2004 Elizabeth Bowman together with Robert Stone have helped start the Center for Global Justice in San Miguel Allende, Mexico, for “research and learning for a better world.” Elizabeth Bowman’s PhD dissertation in French Lit at Columbia University (1987) treated Sartre’s ethical plays. Since... Read more