Of Interest: “Is Liberalism Making the World Less Fair?”

February 19, 2019 12:10 pm Add to calendar

Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History at Yale University; Author of “Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World”
Tonya Putnam, Associate Professor of Political Science at Columbia University; Member, SIWPS; Author of “Courts without Borders: Laws, Politics, and U.S. Extraterritoriality”
Todd N. Tucker, Political Scientist; Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute; Author of “Judge Knot: Politics and Development in International Investment Law”

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, the Columbia International Arbitration Association, and the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies present: “Is Liberalism Making the World Less Fair?” Liberal legal systems can make economic life predictable, but have a spottier recent track record of protecting the interests of those who lack economic power. Heading into the 2020 political cycle, what role do (or could) US institutions play in aggravating or lessening economic liberalism’s downsides? Join this discussion with three authors of recent books that have explored this tension.