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Ralph Nader, Niall Ferguson, Charles Murray, Lewis Lapham: Class Warfare in America — Inequality and the 1%

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with Ralph Nader

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Nader, Ferguson, Murray, and Lapham debate social inequality, the growing class divide, income disparities, economic inequality, the 99%, and the 1%—covering public policy, corporate America, and education reform.

Panel discussion from the 2012 Siebel Scholars Conference on Class Warfare in America moderated by Michael Krasny, featuring panelists:

• Niall Ferguson – Professor, Harvard Business School; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; and author of 12 books including “Civilization: The West and the Rest” and “Ascent of Money”
• Lewis Lapham – founding editor, Lapham’s Quarterly; author of 13 books including “Money and Class in America”
• Charles Murray – American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Scholar and author of “Coming Apart,” “Losing Ground,” “The Bell Curve,” Real Education,” “What it Means to be a Libertarian,” “Human Accomplishment,” and “In Our Hands”
• Ralph Nader – consumer advocate; former Green Party presidential candidate

For highlights and other videos of the speakers from the 2012 Siebel Scholars Conference on Class Warfare at University of California, Berkeley including David Brooks, New York Times; William Galston, Brookings Institute; Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor; Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State; and Thomas M. Siebel, chairman, Siebel Scholars Foundation, visit http://www.youtube.com/siebelscholars

Learn more about Siebel Scholars at http://www.siebelscholars.com

Class Conflict, Inequality, the 1% – Ralph Nader, Niall Ferguson, Charles Murray, Lewis Lapham

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Reich, Brooks, Murray, and Galston discuss trends changes in family structures, employment opportunities, and education contributing widening disparities amongst the classes and increasing class conflict.

Panel discussion from the 2012 Siebel Scholars Conference on Class Warfare in America moderated by Michael Krasny, featuring panelists:

• David Brooks – New York Times columnist and author of “Bobos in Paradise,” “On Paradise Drive,” and “The Social Animal.”
• William Galston – Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute; College Park Professor, University of Maryland; and author of “Liberal Pluralism” and “Public Matters”
• Charles Murray – American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Scholar and author of “Coming Apart,” “Losing Ground,” “The Bell Curve,” Real Education,” “What it Means to be a Libertarian,” “Human Accomplishment,” and “In Our Hands”
• Robert Reich – Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley; former Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration; and author of “The Work of Nations,”
• The Future of Success,” “Locked in the Cabinet” and “Beyond Outrage.”

Class Conflict, Inequality, 99% & 1% – Robert Reich, David Brooks, Charles Murray, William Galston

see

America The Gutted

Michael Parenti: The 1% Pathology

“That Personally Irresponsible 47%” by Joseph Natoli

Gar Alperovitz: America Beyond Capitalism

Chris Hedges: The Disease of Empire

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  4. I’m beginning to think that the Hoover Institution is an incubator for intellectual dishonesty.

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