Unplugged: The Dilemma of Defunding & Solutions for a Recovery For All

Connecticut is well situated to make genuine progress in addressing its core economic problems by investing in public services, however that has not been the case since the Great Recession. Jennifer Klein, Yale History Professor, and Shahrzad Habibi, In The Public Interest Research and Policy Director, join us to discuss their report “Austerity Versus Reinvestment.” Ed Hawthorne, Vice President of AFSCME Local 269, also shares how disinvestment has hurt the CT Department of Labor in helping unemployed residents impacted by the pandemic.

Click here to read the “Austerity Versus Reinvestment” report

Click here to learn more about the Rally For A Fully Funded DOL on Saturday, April 17.