@LivingWageJobs Report — 2/20/14

2014 Netroots Nation Submission: After receiving confirmation that Congressman Conyers would be “definitely available” to participate in a 75-minute panel discussion July 17-20 at the 2014 Netroots Nation conference, I submitted a proposal that the conference host a session on “How to Achieve Full Employment: Human Rights, Morality, and Organizing Strategies.” Kazi Sabeel Rahman, a Fellow at Harvard Law School and the Roosevelt Institute, is also on board as “tentatively available.” Rahman has written eloquently on law, economics, and morality.

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Dialog with Phil Harvey — NOTE: I will update this post as more emails are exchanged. Philip Harvey, a Professor of Law and Economics at Rutgers School of Law, has a Ph.D. in economics and a J.D. His research focuses on public policy options for securing economic and social human rights. His books inlcude Securing the Right to Employment: Social Welfare Policy and the Unemployed in the United States.

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Dialog with Dean Baker — NOTE: I will update this post as more emails are exchanged. ollowing the Feb. 5 public forum on “Employment: A Human Right,” I sent Dean Baker, co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, an email that has resulted in the following thread.

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My Autobiography: Preface
When I tell stories about my life, a common response is curiosity or amusement. Those responses prompted me to write this book….

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Quotes from Cornel West, talk, New York Catholic Worker, 8 November 2013, “The Legacy of Dorothy Day,” Catholic Agitator, February 2014

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A Question: Do we need to encourage, support, and/or cultivate caring communities whose members support one another in their self-development, community building, and political action? Why? To answer, click here.

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Comments on Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World, a fascinating book by Tina Rosenberg that addresses personal, social, and political change.

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