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    Rethinking Capitalism Weekend Intensive | Huon Valley

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    Economics where People and the Environment matter.

    This two-day seminar includes discussion on some of the most pressing economic issues facing Australia today.

    Topics include inequality, insecurity, climate change, state capture, the federal budget and a campaign for a fairer and more sustainable economy, drawn from modern monetary theory and ecological economics.

    Course outline

    Adapted from a university economics subject, the course is divided into ten units, most of which feature a 20-30 minute introduction, a 10-15 minute video and at least 20 minutes of small-group discussion. The timetable is subject to minor changes, but this will give some idea of the scope of the course.


    Associate Professor Steven Hail, Lecturer at Torrens University Australia and Economist at Modern Money Lab.


    9:30 Registration

    10:00-10:10 Welcome, housekeeping

    10:10-11:30 Part One: Rethinking Value

    11.30-12:00 Morning Tea

    12:00-1:00 Part Two: Ecological Economics and the Doughnut

    1:00-2:00 Lunch

    2:00-3:00 Part Three: The Deficit Myth

    3:00-3.30 Afternoon Tea

    3:30-4.30 Part Four: Income Inequality and Well-Being

    4:30-5:00 Part Five: Economics for Sustainable Prosperity


    10:00-11.00 Part Six: An Economics Fit for Humans

    11:00-11:30 Morning Tea

    11.30-12:30 Part Seven: Rethinking Trade and Development

    12:30-1:30 Lunch

    1:30-2:30 Part Eight: A Federal Job Guarantee

    2:30-3:00 Afternoon Tea

    3:00-4:00 Part Nine: State Capture

    4.00-4:30 Part Ten: Conclusion - Planting a Tree

    The fine print: organisers reserve the right to cancel or postpone this event if this becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond our control. Full refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled.

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