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Talk on Demilitarizing the Economy

March 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Demilitarizing the Economy: A Movement is Underway
Demilitarizing the Economy: A Movement is Underway

Military vehicles (MRAPs) being produced in a Charleston, SC factory (Photo: New York Times)

IPS Associate Fellow, Miriam Pemberton will give a lecture on “Demilitarizing the Economy,” examining how the U.S. militarized economy was created, where it is now, and how to change course.

Miriam Pemberton is a former Research Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and now an Associate Fellow. She directed IPS’s Peace Economy Transitions Project which focuses on helping to build the foundations of a postwar economy at the federal, state and local levels. She co-chairs the Budget Priorities Working Group, the principal information-sharing collaboration of U.S. NGOs working on reducing Pentagon spending.

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Date:
March 20, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organizer

Netfa Freeman, IPS
Email:
netfa@ips-dc.org

Venue

Goucher College,
1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Buchner Hall
Baltimore, MD 21204 United States
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