The San Diego Green New Deal Alliance, the Labor, Environmental, and Community Coalition, the San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action, and the Progressive Labor Alliance are hosting “A Fair and Sustainable Economic Recovery” with Robert Pollin on Wednesday, March 17th at 7:00 PM.
This event is Part 2 of our series of community conversations on a Just Transition and Jobs in a Green Economy.
Robert Pollin is a Distinguished University Professor of Economics and founding Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He has worked as a consultant for the US Department of Energy, the International Labour Organization, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, and numerous NGOs around the world. Foreign Policy magazine selected him as one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers for 2013.
Pollin has authored many books, including Contours of Descent and Greening the Global Economy. Most recently, he co-authored Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of Saving the Planet, with Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor and professor of linguistics emeritus at MIT and one of the world’s leading public intellectuals. Pollin’s latest report on “A Fair and Sustainable Economic Recovery for California” will be coming out soon.