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Foley series Nov. 30
99 Percent Movement and income inequality discussed
Monday, Nov. 28, 2011
By Richard Elgar, Foley Institute
PULLMAN, Wash. - How do politics influence income inequality in the U.S.? How does rising income inequality affect American democracy? Will the 99 Percent Movement be successful in facilitating political change?
Christopher Faricy, WSU assistant professor of political science, will discuss the most recent political science research on the politics of income inequality noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the CUE 518, as part of the Foley Institute's Coffee & Politics Series.
Faricy is a past recipient of the Midwest Political Science Association’s Pi Sigma Alpha Award and the James W. Prothro Award. He has authored numerous articles on the relationships among political parties, public policy and income inequality. Faricy’s current book manuscript is entitled, "The Great Political Divide: Republican vs. Democratic Social Spending in America.”
Pizza and pop will be provided. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure there is enough food.