Destroying The Myths of Market Fundamentalism Forum

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Market Fundamentalism is the dogmatic belief that unregulated, “laissez-faire” markets are the only answer to the world’s biggest social and economic problems. It’s time to confront the myths of Market Fundamentalism with compelling empirical reality that deconstructs and destroys the plutocratic hoax. Join us for an enlightening forum hosted by Ralph Nader featuring top academics, economists, and experts who will present arguments to turn the tide in this “battle of ideas. Event Schedule 09:30:00 AM Ralph Nader Opening Remarks 09:50:00 AM Bert Foer Antitrust & How Kleptocracy Corrupts What Markets Are Supposed to Do… 10:10:00 AM William Black Financial and Insurance Rackets… 10:30:00 AM Robert Kuttner The Virtues and Limits of Markets… 10:50:00 AM Greg LeRoy Subsidies, Handouts, Giveaways and Bailouts… 11:10:00 AM James Henry Systematized Tax Evasion… 11:30:00 AM Lunch 12:15:00 PM Russell Mokhiber Systemic Corporate Crime—Business as Usual… 12:35:00 PM Rob Weissman How Market Fundamentalism Corrupts The Political Process… 12:55:00 PM Dennis Kelleher Endemic Market Failure/Inequality… 01:15:00 PM Tom McGarity The Assault on Regulation (And the Case for It)… 01:35:00 PM Rena Steinzor The Assault on Regulation (And the Case for It)… 01:55:00 PM Damon Silvers SEC and the Inadequacy of Financial Regulation… 02:15:00 PM Joel Rogers Public Goods… 02:35:00 PM William Lazonick Stock Buybacks… 02:55:00 PM Lori Wallach Market Fundamentalism and Trade… 03:15:00 PM Steven Clifford The Lack of a Free Market for Executive Compensation… 03:35:00 PM Ralph Nader Institutionalizing Lawlessness—Systematically Subverting Markets 3:50-4:30 PM Discussion Visit for more stories and help support our work by donating at

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