Committee Meeting Thursday June 7

Next education committee meeting:

  • Thursday, June 7
  • 7:00pm
  • Colectivo Cafe, 2999 N Humboldt Blvd


Topics people are working on:

  • We need to return to the capital strike. Does anyone have any ideas?
    • Here is the most recent capital strike topic:
  •  Taylor
    • Public option for funeral/burial services
  •  Andrew
    • Electoral college and gerrymandering
    • YIMBYs and gentrification. Building more housing units does not put downward pressure on prices
  • Tom
    • Public control over finance, directing investment towards projects/firms with the greatest benefit which may not be most profitable
  • Ian
    • Supreme Court
    • McCarthyism
  • Antiwar–Nick
  • Foxconn–Mary (with race-to-the-bottom policies/Chris)
  • Chris
    • Lobster harvesting in Maine (“pitching socialism to small businesses”)
      • Only the section “Management of the Maine Lobster Fishery”:
    • Poverty
      • finalize
    • Race to the bottom
    • Housing/predatory lending
    • Housing/redlining
    • Nationalizing companies
    • Meidner plan
    • How the public sector funds vast majority of R&D
    • Full employment

Anyone interested in taking these topics?

  • A few topics filed under “selling socialism to small businesses”
    • Entrepreneurship in the Nordic countries
    • Social welfare and entrepreneurship
  • US at will employment law contrasted with employment law in other countries
  • Professional sports lockouts
  • Long term unemployment
  • A closer look at poverty, unemployment, underemployment, and cost of living.