From:   Lauren <>
Sent time:   Friday, September 16, 2011 3:59:05 PM
To:   september17 <>
Subject:   [september17discuss] Re: Open Economy Forum at Occupy Wall St.

 Thanks coordinators and presenters! This Forum is a great idea to

educate as well as a good starting point to open a public discussion.

See you all tomorrow



On Sep 15, 9:41 pm, Vicente Rubio <> wrote:

> Hi all,


> here is an outline for the Open Economy Forum at Occupy Wall St:


> Time: 1pm-3pm

> Place: Bowling Green, right at the entrance of the National Museum of

> the American Indian.


> According to what we have received until now, there will be 5

> presentations. Presenters will have to introduce one issue (max. 10

> min). After the presentations, debate will be open to interventions in

> the audience.


> Michael Abouzelof - Transnational Capitalist Class

> Diane Sare - Glass-Steagall and the American system of credit

> Justin Wedes -  Tax havens

> Christopher Rude - Capitalist production and finance: the difference

> between interest-bearing and fictitious capital

> David Graeber - Debt?


> Given the time constrictions, and to allow greater interaction with

> the audience, we suggest to keep the presentations focused on

> explaining a certain economic mechanism, and not so much in proving a

> point.


> If someone wants to join and do presentations on other points, please

> let us know.


> See you soon at WallSt!


> Vicente.