Center for American Progress

: Globalization, Growth, and Social Equity: American and European Perspectives
Past Event

Globalization, Growth, and Social Equity: American and European Perspectives

Top advisors and current and former cabinet ministers from across Europe and the United States will join together for a morning symposium addressing how progressive politics must be responsive to the new social and economic risks associated with the Dynamism Economy. The symposium, in conjunction with the Policy Network, a premiere progressive think tank based in the United Kingdom, will address the trends of income inequality and polarization in the context of an era of increased global economic integration.

Generously sponsored by the Alfred Herrhausen Society

American Participants

Karen Kornbluh, author, “Families Valued,” in Democracy and Senate Policy Director, Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL)
Robert Rubin, Former Secretary of Treasury, and current Chairman of the Executive Committee, Citigroup
Gene Sperling, author, “Rising Tide Economics,” in Democracy and CAP Senior Fellow and Former National Economic Advisor

European Participants

John Hutton (UK), Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise, and Regulatory Reform
Linda Lanzillotta (Italy), Italian Minister of Regional Affairs and Local Autonomy

James Purnell, (UK), Secretary of State for Media, Culture and Sport

Moderated by:

John Podesta, President and CEO, Center for American Progress

*None of the panelists will be speaking on behalf of a particular candidate or elected official