EPS Symposium, co-sponsored by the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin:
At the Turning Point: Economics, Security, and American Politics

With keynote address by

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

and special remarks from
Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA)

November 13, 2017

1100 New York Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Suite 200 East, 2nd floor, east tower


Economists for Peace and Security held its 10th annual policy Symposium in Washington DC on November 13, 2017, to discuss economics, and American politics as well as the economic dimensions of current critical security issues. The program featured three panels of senior specialists who presented the elements of a program that addressed the most fundamental issues animating American political discourse.

Welcoming Remarks: Stephanie Kelton


Panel One – Hating Iran, Hugging Russia – Does Trump have a coherent foreign policy?

Video available here

Chair: Mehdi Hasan, Georgetown University


Special remarks:
Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA)
Video available here


Panel Two – Growth, Jobs, and the Next Crisis

Chair: James K. Galbraith, University of Texas at Austin


* photo credit Harold (Skip) Kaltenheuser*

Keynote:
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Video available here


Panel Three:  Future of Healthcare: Medicare for all?

Video available here

Chair: Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News