NC Policy Watch and the NC Justice Center invite you to a very special Crucial Conversation Luncheon featuring nationally recognized economist, author, and commentator
Dr. Dean Baker, co-director of the Washington, DC-based Center for Economic and Policy Research.
"America after Bush: What the next president must do to build an economy that works for all."
When: Tuesday, September 23. Registration opens at 11:30
Discussion begins 12 noon.
Where: The N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) Building, 700 S. Salisbury Street in downtown Raleigh. Click here for directions.
Cost: $10 – includes a box lunch
Space is limited; Pre-registration required by September 22.
Dean Baker is one of the nation's most visible, prolific and coherent voices for progressive economic policy change. He has authored and co-authored dozens of books and articles, including The United States Since 1980 (Cambridge University Press, 2007); The Conservative Nanny State: How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer (Center for Economic and Policy Research, 2006); and Social Security: The Phony Crisis (with Mark Weisbrot), (University of Chicago Press, 1999).
Baker has worked as a consultant for the World Bank, the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, and the OECD's Trade Union Advisory Council. His columns have appeared in many major media outlets including the Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Post, and the London Financial Times. He is frequently cited in economics reporting in major media outlets, including the New York Times, Washington Post, CNBC and National Public Radio and writes on a daily basis at Beat the Press, a blog hosted by the American Prospect.