L-R: David Leonhardt, Mario Luis Small, Bruce Western
The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) will host a virtual conversation “Can Democracy Survive Growing Inequality?” on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm EST. New York Times columnist and RSF trustee David Leonhardt will moderate the discussion featuring the five scholars elected to the AAPSS as 2020 fellows. The new AAPSS fellows include RSF trustee Mario Luis Small (Harvard University) and RSF author and former visiting scholar Bruce Western (Columbia University). The three other new AAPSS fellows are Katherine Cramer (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Eric Foner (Columbia University), and Helen Milner (Princeton University). The discussion will take stock of the current state of racial and socioeconomic inequality in the United States and around the world, and suggest public policy opportunities for the Biden administration.
This free, public, online conversation will take place on January 14, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. EST.