2 2014

92 St LIVE Global Muckraking

8:15PM - 9:45PM  

567 Bay Isles Rd
Longboat Key, FL 34228

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Doors open 30 minutes before broadcast. Seating is first come, first seated. Cost: $5; Free for TBI members. The Rabbi Sanford E. Saperstein Memorial Fund of Temple Beth Israel initiated the 92nd St Y broadcasts to honor our beloved Rabbi Saperstein and his belief in community enrichment. Funding provided in part by the Charlotte P. Graver Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Columbia professor and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics Joseph E. Stiglitz talks to Anya Schiffrin, editor of Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism From Around the World, about a wide range of global issues from economics to journalism to politics. Brief Bios Anya Schiffrin is the director of the media and communications specialization at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Schiffrin is on the advisory board of the Open Society Foundation’s Program on Independent Journalism and on the advisory board of Revenue Watch. Her most recent book is Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Reporting from Around the World (New Press, 2014). Her previous book (Co-edited with SIPA alum Eamon Kircher-Allen) was From Cairo to Wall Street: Voices from the Global Spring (New Press, 2012). Joseph E. Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia University and has taught at Stanford, Princeton, MIT and Yale. Stiglitz was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers from 1993-95, during the Clinton administration, and served as CEA chairman from 1995-97. He then became Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank from 1997-2000. In 2001, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for his analyses of markets with asymmetric information, and he was a lead author of the 1995 Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He is the author of several bestsellers, including The Price of Inequality (WW Norton, 2012) and Globalization and Its Discontents (WW Norton, 2002).