Saturday, November 23 / 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 220
Public Investment and Ownership: Right and Left

Chair: Michael McCarthy, Marquette University
Discussant: Suzy Lee, Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY)

1. A Capitalist Path to Socialism? The Swedish Wage-Earner Funds as a Real UtopiaShannon Ikebe, University of California, Berkeley.

2. Democratizing Finance and Business Power: A Radical ViewMichael McCarthy, Marquette University.

3. Constructing the National Interest: The Erie Canal, the Transcontinental Railroads, and the Hoover DamMary Shi, University of California, Berkeley.

4. The Magic of Construction: Megaprojects, Right-Wing Mobilization, and State-Capitalist Resolution of Neoliberal CrisisCihan Tugal, University of California, Berkeley.

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