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All are welcome to attend an event highlighting the dialogue on the relationship between the occupy movement and economics on Friday (February 24) from 2:30–5 p.m. in Regis South.  Four Canisius professors from the Wehle School of Business and the Department of Philosophy, as well as activists from Occupy Buffalo, will take part.  The schedule includes:

2:30-2:45 p.m. – Heron Simmonds-Price; “Growing the Commonwealth: John Locke’s Understanding of Genesis 1:28—GDP or Gift Economies?”

2:45-3 p.m. – Craig Rogers, PhD; “The Audacity of Opportunity in the Face of Occupational Segregation and Tokenism”

3-3:15 p.m. – Michael Gent, PhD; “Neoliberalism and the Great Recession”

3:15-3:45 p.m. – Tanya Loughead, PhD, leads a roundtable discussion

3:45-4 p.m. – Break

4-4:15 p.m. – Henry James and Clinton Parker, “Cooperatives: a Working Model Now and For the Future”

4:15-4:30 p.m. – Albert Brown, “Resource Based Economies: an Emerging Model”

4:30-5 p.m. –  Tanya Loughead, PhD, leads a roundtable discussion

Submitted by:  Tanya Loughead, PhD, associate professor, philosophy