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Thursday, October 10 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Justice & A Free Market: Saving Capitalism from Capitalists

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In Can American Capitalism Survive? Why Greed Is Not Good, Opportunity Is Not Equal, and Fairness Won't Make Us Poor, Steven Pearlstein challenges often-taught business school theories and offers his critique of an American free market system that only benefits the richest 10%, while undervaluing workers and customers, shirking taxes, and leaving vulnerable communities in peril. Pearlstein explores the ways in which we can create shared prosperity within a newly shaped democratic capitalist system that no longer sacrifices fairness and morality.

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Steven Pearlstein

Steven Pearlstein, a Pulitzer Prize-winning business and economics columnist for the Washington Post, joined the Mason faculty as Robinson Professor of Public Affairs in the fall of 2011. At Mason, he has focused on teaching economic principles to non-economic majors and helping to... Read More →