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Economic Justice Speaker Series
Start Date: 9/22/2014Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Date: 9/22/2014End Time: 3:30 PM

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Economic Justice Speaker Series

September 22, 2014
New Building- Rm L2.85

Where the Real People Are: How Focus Groups
Helped Twentieth-Century Elites Manage Democracy

Liza Featherstone is a contributing writer to The Nation and a columnist for amNY.
Her work has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Ms., The
San Francisco Chronicle, Slate, The American Prospect, Columbia Journalism Review, Glamour,, The Daily Beast, Salon, Teen Vogue, Newsday, the Los Angeles Times, The
Brooklyn Rail and many other publications. She is the author of Selling Women Short:
The Landmark Battle for Workers’ Rights at Wal-Mart. Featherstone is working on a
book about focus groups and democracy, to be published by OR Books. She is the
Belle Zeller Visiting Professor at Brooklyn College.

Sponsored by Economics Department and Economics Club

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