Capitalism, Inequality and Climate Change: A Clash of Conditions

How ideology and power define both our economic and environmental future

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 Join DePaul’s Institute for Nature and Culture as we explore how U.S. capitalism fosters the development of the world in its image.  What is the relationship between capitalism and climate change?  Is capitalism natural and hence unavoidable?  Or are there alternatives?  At this historic time of pressing ecological problems and record inequality the answers to these questions will determine the economic and environmental conditions under which the world’s population will live for generations.

 

 When:             Wednesday May 18, 2011 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Where:             Schmitt Academic Center (SAC) 161

Who:                °David Schweickart, Professor of Philosophy Loyola University

                        °Larry Bennett, Professor of Political Science, DePaul University

                        °Andrew Riplinger, graduate student, Int’l Studies Program, DePaul University