Only if China and India (as well as America) soon start to make the postmodern turn does our planet have hope. —–David Ray Griffin

Mr.Clifford Cobb's lectures in China. Oct 20-Nov.20, 2010

Mr. Clifford Cobb is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a master\'s degree in public policy. He is author of Responsive Schools, Renewed Communities, A Communitarian Proposal for Systemic Education Reform; co-author of The Green National Product, An alternative measure of the national economy, co-editor of The Path to Justice, Essays on the Philosophy and economics of Henry George, contributor to For the Common Good, and author of several articles on social indicators and environmental taxes. In 1999, he was invited to write a background paper for a planning session in Denmark on social indicators in preparation for the United Nations Summit on Social Development. In 1994, he helped establish Redefining Progress, a social policy think-tank in San Francisco, and he remains a senior fellow, doing research projects on common property resources and tax policy. In 1995, he served as a member of an advisory committee for President Clinton\'s Council on Sustainable Development. He was chosen by Ad-Busters magazine as one of a dozen visionary economists in the United States in the late 20th Century. He is currently the President and program coordinator for the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation in New York. He was invited to visit China in 2003 and delivered lectures respectively at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Central Compilation and Translation Bureau, Beijing Normal University, Zhongshan University, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Huanan Normal University, Nanjing University, Xian University of Science & Technology. He is invited to deliver a keynote speech at the International Conference on Land and Social Justice to be held in Beijing on October 21-22, 2005. Before and after that conference, he will lecture at Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Heilongjiang University, Wuhan University, Jilin University, Northeast Normal University, Tianjin University of Commerce, Shanghai Normal University, and Soochow University. He plans to visit the Chinese University of Hong Kong on both October 7 or November 7.

Lectures from Oct.20-Nov.20, 2010 in China.

1.Beijing

Oct.20-22: Conference on Process Philosophy and Ecological Spirituality
Lecture topic: Creating a Sustainable Society

Oct.23-24: Participating in 20 Anniversary of Marxism and Reality
Lecture topic: Diagnosing and Correcting the Fatal Flaw of Capitalism: Some Inspirations for China

Oct.24: Interview by Prof. Xiuqin Zhang, Center for Ecological Civilization, Beijing Forest University.

Oct.25: Lecture at Lecture at Beijing Construction College
Topic: Tradition, Modernity, and Postmodernism in the Chinese Economy

Oct.26: Lecture at Central Finance University
Topic: Diagnosing and Correcting the Fatal Flaw of Capitalism: Some Inspirations for China

2.Taiyuan, Shanxi

October 27-28: Cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony of Shanxi Center and lecture at Shanxi University
Topic: Henry George and Karl Marx: The Contemporary Relevance of Their Ideas

3. Tianjin

Oct. 29-Nov.6
Series lectures at Tianjin Normal University

Nov. 5 Lecture at Tianjin Commerce University
Topic: Diagnosing and Correcting the Fatal Flaw of Capitalism: Some Inspirations for China

4.Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province

Nov.7-8: Lecture at Hebei Normal University

5. Qingdao, Shandong

Nov.9-10: Lecture at China University of Petroeum(East China)

Nov.9: 2:30 ——4:30 p.m
Topic: The practical steps to An Ecological Civilization

Nov.10, 8:30——10:30 a.m
Topic: Henry George and Karl Marx: The Contemporary Relevance of Their Ideas

6. Shanghai

Nov.11-12: Lecture at Shanghai Normal University

7. Fuzhou

Nov.15: Lecture at Fuzhou University
Topic: Limits of Democracy

Nov.16: Lecture at Fuzhou University
Topic: Diagnosing and Correcting the Fatal Flaw of apitalism: Some Inspirations for China

8. Xiamen

Nov.15: Lecture at Fuzhou University
Topic: Limits of Democracy

Topic: Three Steps to Achieve Ecological Civilization

9. Guangzhou, Guangdong

Nov.18: Lecture at Zhongshan University