Events

Professor James Galbraith The 2nd in the “Hot off the Press” Series “The Greek Drama: An Inside View” Learn more about Professor Galbraith’s Views and Activities Check out his page on The U. of Texas site for a list Professor Galbraith heads the University of Texas Inequality Project, a research group consisting mainly of Ph.D. students working under his supervision. Read about his theories on inequality James K. Galbraith holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair of Government/Business Relations at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at Austin. His most recent book, The End of Normal,… Continue reading

Dr. Geoff Dolman, PhD Dr. Dolman reflected on the experience he has gained in the various countries where he has worked, including Oman, Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria, and Afghanistan. In his opinion only permanently-established, long-term projects have a chance to foster the kind of prosperity that can improve regional peace. Short-term projects he was involved in, such as the cultivation of edible oil plants in Egypt, guaranteed rice marketing in Nigeria, and replacement of poppy crops in Afghanistan, had only limited success. More successful were a longer-term project to provide water for desert crops in Oman sponsored by an oil company and various initiatives in education and infrastructure organized by the… Continue reading