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May 13, 2013

Clive Hamilton
Charles Sturt University, Australia

The Jack Nissensen Public Dialogue on Earthmasters: Playing God with the Climate
Commentators: Jim Thomas (ETC Group), Hannah McKinnon (Environmental Defence)
Moderator: Diana Bronson (Food Secure Canada)

March 14, 2013

Steve Dubb
Research Director of the Democracy Collaborative
University of Maryland

Paths to a Social Economy in the United States: Cleveland and Beyond

February 27, 2013

Laure Waridel
Co-founder of Équiterre, eco-sociologist, author, and columnist

Transition Towards An Ecological And Social Economy
Organized by David O’Brien Centre For Sustainable Enterprise at The John Molson School Of Business, in collaboration with The School Of Community and Public Affairs, The Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability, Create, and the Polanyi Institute

November 19, 2012

Jim Standford
Canadian Auto Workers
Founder, The Progressive Economics Forum

Can economists even explain the crisis, let alone solve it?

In collaboration with the School of Community and Public Affairs.

February 8, 2012

Pat Mooney
ETC Group

The Jack Nissenson Dialogue on The Politics of Climate Change:
Climate Technofixes: Rio +20 or Silent Spring -50


  • Desirée McGraw (Co-founder, Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project in Canada and Canadian delegate to the Rio Earth Summit)
  • William Marsden (Author of Fools Rule: Inside the Failed Politics of Climate Change)
  • Patrick Bonin (Association québécoise de lutte contre la pollution atmosphérique - AQLPA)

Moderator: Diana Bronson (Programme Manager, ETC Group)

November 29, 2011

Ed Broadbent
Former Leader, the New Democratic Party of Canada
Former President, Rights and Democracy

Democratic Equality – What Went Wrong

October 20, 2010

Gareth Dale
Politics and International Relations
Brunel University, UK

Karl Polanyi: The Limits of the Market

October 12, 2010

Linda McQuaig
Journalist and Author

The Trouble with Billionaires

February 5, 2009

Bruce Campbell
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

From Despair to Hope? How the Economic Crisis in the US will affect Canada:
Priorities for Canada-US Relations in the Obama Era

January 31, 2007

Elizabeth May
Leader, The Green Party of Canada

Everyone is Talking Green! But what does this mean?
A Discussion of Environmental Policies and Practices In Canada

November 29, 2007

Jean-Louis Laville
Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (CNAM, Paris)
Laboratoire interdisciplinaire pour la sociologie économique, France

Avec Karl Polanyi vers une Theorie d’économie plurielle

November 20, 2006

Jai Sen
CACIM - India Institute for Critical Action, New Delhi

The Origins and the Dynamics of the World Social Forum

April 5, 2006

Marcus Taylor
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University

After Pinochet: The Promises and Contradictions of 'Third Way' Neoliberalism in Chile

March 8, 2006

Bob Jessop
Institute for Advanced Studies, Lancaster University, UK

Knowledge as a Fictitious Commodity: Insights and Limits of a Polanyian Analysis

April 6, 2005

Bruce Campbell
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Of Independence and Faustian Bargains:
Going Down the Deep Integration Road with Uncle Sam

February 17, 2005

Erik Olin Wright and Archon Fung
Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dilemmas of Deliberative Democracy

November 10, 2004

Ash Amin
Geography, University of Durham, UK

Regulating Economic Globalization

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