Professor john a. powell, Director of the Kirwan Institute for the study of Race and Ethnicity, was a featured speaker at the Summit for a Fair Economy in Minnesota on September 10, 2011.
“We are in the midst of the most extreme corporate realignment in 100 years. We are not only experiencing corporate welfare, low taxes but also undue influence of our political systems and our lives. This movement threatens our democracy, our environment our civil and human rights. This may be one of the greatness challenges facing our country in the 21st century. But I believe we can rise to the challenge,” powell said. Corporations-Good Servants, Lousy Masters – john powell presentation. Excerpt of presentation (8:37)