[SydPhil] Philorum Group @ Redfern. 2013-06(Jun)-19 Wed. Why mainstream economics cannot get us out of the GFC (Joffre Balce)

John Bentley jlrbentley at yahoo.com.au
Tue Jun 18 01:25:59 AEST 2013

The economic frameworks that attempt (1) to balance profit maximization with
maximum consumer satisfaction and (2) to assume an intellectual and ethical
ascendancy over the human frailties in socially engineered markets have
resulted in social injustices manifested in miserable involuntary poverty,
gross inequality, and the stifling of the personal pursuit of excellence.
This discussion discusses a more basic foundation for the purpose of
political economy -- the primacy of rights & their equality as the basis for

Dates: 3rd Wednesdays of the month. Nights.
18:15 for a 18:30 Start. Finish 21:30
(Feel free to come and go at any point during the night.)

Club Redfern, Baptist/McKell room (Normally The William Redfern Room).
159 Redfern St
(The corner of Redfern St and Gibbons St)
Redfern NSW 2016
Sydney, Australia

Cost: Free (Patronize the bar and/or the bistro).
Dress Code: Alas Club Redfern the venue, not Philorum, imposes a dress code.
See http://www.clubredfern.com.au/about-the-club


View a google map at http://www.philorum.org/redfernNextMeeting.html

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