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Connecting the World to Chicago and Chicago to the World.

Capitalism Versus the Climate?

Can the free market to coexist with nature? What can we do to avert an environmental disaster? Author Naomi Klein addresses these and other questions at an upcoming program.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
05:30 pm

140 E. Walton Pl.
The Drake Hotel
Chicago, IL 60611

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Capitalism Versus the Climate?

Global Security

Join us for these upcoming events with Stanford University's Francis Fukuyama, Foreign Policy's David Rothkopf, and the Wall Street Journal's Bret Stephens, as they examine global security

challenges and how the United States can balance an active role in world affairs with pressing needs at home. 

Spotlight on2014 Chicago Council Survey

China's Changing Landscape

As China liberalizes its state-oriented economy and reforms its party politics, the ambitions of everyday Chinese citizens are changing dramatically—with important ramifications for the global economy. Join us for the continuation of the fall series on China. 

Global Agriculture

Film Series: The Last Hunger Season

Explore a year in the life of Africa's smallholder family farmers with a new multi-part film series from Senior Fellow Roger Thurow.

Global Immigration

Reimagining the Midwest

Despite the absence of federal action on immigration, local governments across the Midwest are implementing innovative initiatives, according to a new report from The Chicago Council and the American Immigration Council.

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