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Professor Darrick Hamilton’s Baby Bonds Proposal Referenced in The Nation

A recent article published in The Nation proposes three ideas for programs that will make #BlackLivesMatter. Professor Darrick Hamilton’s proposal for “Baby Bonds” (co-authored with William A. Darity Jr.) is proposed as option #3. The article reads: The political challenges to implementing a reparations program—which we support—were daunting from the outset and are now possibly …

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Faculty Spotlight: Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

GPIA Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr has co-authored a new book: Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights. The book’s description explains: One of the most ambitious legacies of the 20th century was the universal commitment to ensure freedom from want as a human right. But to what extent are countries across the world living up to this commitment? …

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Professor Darrick Hamilton interviewed on NPR Marketplace

In an interview on December 14, Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy Darrick Hamilton discussed the growing wealth gap that is widening along racial lines in the United States. Research indicates that a major driver of the divide is the disparity in asset wealth.  In the Spring 2015 semester, Professor Hamilton will co-teach a new …

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Faculty Sakiko Fukuda-Parr on Human Rights and Global Inequality at the UN

Professor Fukuda-Parr was one of the speakers at the Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations on November 19-20, urging Parliamentarians to support the goal to reduce inequality as a top international priority. On November 17th, she also gave the annual Boving lecture at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, established to promote debate on urgent global challenges of poverty, inequality and development, on Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights.

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Professor Sakiko Fukuda Parr to Speak on the Role of Human Rights in Combating Poverty

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From Rhetoric to Remedy: human rights in the struggle against poverty
27 October 2014, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Lipton Hall,
108 West Third Street
New York, NY 10012

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