Lectures and Interviews
In 2008 Kari Polanyi Levitt and Mel Watkins were the first recipients of the John Kenneth Galbraith Prize from the Progressive Economics Forum of Canada, and Jamie Galbraith gave a magnificent lecture to inaugurate this prize in memory of his father. Here is a copy of Kari Polanyi Levitt’s lecture:
2008. “Reclaiming Policy Space for Equitable Economic Development”. Presentation to the North South Institute. Ottawa, Canada. (January 2006) and Conference on Globalization and Development Problems VIII International Meeting of Economists. Havana, Cuba.
2004. “Development and Regionalism: Karl Polanyi’s Ideas and the Contemporary World System” Keynote address to Conference on Development and Regionalism: Karl Polanyi’s Ideas and the Contemporary World System. Budapest, Hungary. (November)
Silent Surrender The Multinational Corporation in Canada
First published in 1970, Silent Surrender has educated two generations of Canadians about political economy and corporate rule. Professor Kari Levitt details the historical background of foreign investments in Canada, their acceleration since World War II, and the nature of intrusions by multinational corporations into a sovereign state. Now a Canadian classic, this book was republished in 2003.proscription.
Paper ISBN 0773523251
Cloth ISBN 0773523111