The Bleak Past and the Grim Future

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The Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations and professor of government at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, James K. Galbraith is the author of the new book, “Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis.” He gives a Clinton School lecture titled “The Bleak Past and the Grim Future” about the American economic crisis and recovery. Galbraith is a regular contributor to publications including The Texas Observer, The Nation, Mother Jones and the American Prospect. He’s written Op-Eds for The New York Times and The Washington, among other newspapers.


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  • Inequality
  • Government
  • Instability
  • Econmy