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Former Chief U.S. Labor Economist Harry Holzer | November 22, 2019

“A lot of American workers have been hurt by trends in the economy.  They tend to blame trade and immigration more than they should.” Former U.S. Department of Labor Chief Economist Dr. Harry Holzer discusses immigration and the U.S. labor market and the challenges ahead, before a November 22, 2019 luncheon meeting of The Economic …

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Former U.S. Senator Mel Martinez | October 31, 2019

“There are currents that have been present in American history over time, but not always the best ones…nativism, protectionism, and isolationism.” Florida’s former U.S. Senator Mel Martinez discusses the United States’ place in the world, especially as it relates to trade, before an October 31, 2019 luncheon meeting of The Economic Club of Florida.

Knight Foundation’s Alberto Ibargüen | October 8, 2019

“We do not pretend we’re the mayor, we do not pretend we’re responsible for everything, and we also don’t pretend it’s our programs that matter.” Alberto Ibargüen, CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation discusses its recent $300 million commitment to local news coverage, before an October 8, 2019 luncheon meeting of …

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