Bankers, Brokers, Bubbles, & Bailouts

12/14/2009 2:00 pm
12/14/2009 4:00 pm

Bankers, Brokers, Bubbles, & Bailouts - The Roots of the Economic Crisis

A presentation for the United Methodist Seminar Program: Facing Our Economic Crisis

Presenter: Steve Schnapp, United for a Fair Economy

Location: Church Center of the United Nations, New York City

Information:  Registration for this workshop is open only to participants in the United Methodist Semonar Program. For information about the content of the workshop, e-mail Steve Schnapp at

Description:  The Bankers, Brokers, Bubbles, and Bailouts workshop uses participatory activities to illustrate and demystify the underlying economic structures and the recent trends that contributed to the current financial crisis. It identifies the steps leading to the housing bubble and its collapse, reviews the impact of the crisis on jobs, families and communities, and explores strategies for building power through a broad-based, democratic, multi-race, multi-class, social movement for economic justice. This workshop is aimed at activists, students, workers - anyone interested in helping our towns, states, and nation construct an economy that is more equitable for everyone.

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