The Makings of a Progressive Foreign Policy

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The Makings of a Progressive Foreign Policy

The Makings of a Progressive Foreign Policy Friday, May 10, 2019 – 9:00am-10:30am @ CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies   Featuring: Katrina vanden Heuvel, Publisher, The Nation Aziz Rana, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School   Progressive activists and political leaders in the U.S. have been slow to elaborate a vision regarding foreign policy. Although anti-interventionism and support for decreases in military spending are widely shared stances on the left, they do not comprise a comprehensive foreign policy platform.What accounts for the lack of attention toward developing a progressive foreign policy platform? What principles and policies would make up such a platform? What would a non-imperial vision of the U.S. in the world look like? What current alliances would such a platform call into question? What are the current possibilities and the substantial obstacles to advancing a contemporary progressive vision for foreign policy? What can we expect from the growing progressive wing of Congressional Democrats?Join us on Friday, May 10 as Katrina vanden Heuvel, Publisher of The Nation, and Aziz Rana, Professor of Law at Cornell University, present their take on the potential elements and strategies of a progressive U.S.

foreign policy. Steve Fraser of the New Labor Forum will moderate.The Makings of a Progressive Foreign PolicyFriday, May 10, 2019 – 9:00am-10:30am@ CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED Events are free and open to all, but due to space constraints registration is requested. We generally overbook to ensure a full house. Registered guests are given priority check-in 15 to 30 minutes before start time. After the event starts all registered seats are released regardless of registration, so we recommend that you arrive early. Light refreshments will be served. AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDINGPrograms are photographed and recorded by the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies for educational purposes. Attending this event indicates your consent to possibly being filmed and photographed and your consent to the use of your recorded image by the School.
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