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Capitalism Today
Code: 147  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism
Saturday, May 19 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $20/$15
Pier 2/3 Main Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Loretta Napoleoni, Alan Kohler (facilitator)
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Italian economist and journalist Loretta Napoleoni tracks the economics of terrorism and argues the Chinese make better capitalists than the West – showing the futility of current mainstream approached to economics. She talks to Alan Kohler of Business Spectator, ABC TV’s Inside Business and nightly News, and himself no slouch in the numbers department, about what we are doing wrong.

Supported by Middletons.

Loretta Napoleoni (International)

Loretta Napoleoni is the author of Rogue Economics, Terror Incorporated, Insurgent Iraq, Ten Years That Shook the World and Maonomics. She is an expert on terrorist financing and money laundering, as well as a regular media commentator for CNN, Sky and the BBC, and a columnist for several European financial papers including El Pais, The Guardian and Le Monde.

Supported by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.

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Alan Kohler (Australian)

Alan Kohler has been a financial journalist for 42 years. He has been editor of both The Australian Financial Review and The Age. Since 1995 he has combined print with television, working for the ABC and Fairfax up to 2007. Alan is now chair and editor-in-chief of Eureka Report, an online independent publication for investors, and Business Spectator, a business news and commentary publication. He is also chair of Melbourne University Publishing.