The DuPage Peace through Justice Coalition invites you to...
JUST VIEWS: a Free & Open
Monthly Video/ Discussion Progra


June 9, 2006, 7:20 pm 2006--Economics 101: The Federal Reserve System.


Issues of social and economic, domestic and global justice are intertwined, complex, and crucial. Focusing on national economics on this night, we will watch a documentary that traces the history of U.S. monetary policy and banking in times of war and of non-combat, when the nation has been on the gold standard in whole, in part, and off it. We will examine the impetus for creation of the Fed and its ongoing roles in making money and loans, in setting interest and discount rates, and more -- and how these affect our daily lives. Following the film, economics professor Bob Barnes and corporate attorney Bill Kovacs will provide an array of perspectives on our modern-day "Hamiltonian system" and "Jeffersonian possibilities". Straight and simple English definitions and insightful explanations will be provided by our experts.

These 2nd Friday evening Just Views programs start at 7:20 pm, are sponsored by the DuPage Peace through Justice Coalition and held at the Unitarian Church in Naperville IL at 4 S 535 Old Naperville Road (630/505-9408). Directions: Go (south of Route 88) to the corner of Naperville Road and Diehl. Proceed one block east along Diehl, then turn left/north. Enter the Unitarian Church ahead on your right.
Just Views (JV) shows great films on the big screen about vital peace-and-justice issues on 2nd Fridays monthly for free!  College and HS students are urged to join the adult public. View and then share views from various vantages with citizens and invited resource persons. Each night is a stimulating, informal, stand-alone experience. Give suggestions to JV Director sociologist Stephanie Hughes 630/420-4233. Mark your calendar ahead for each second Friday night, pass along this notice, and bring friends! For upcoming JV subjects and other activities, see:


Assistance to people starting and running Just Views programs in their own areas is to be found at:



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