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How the U.S. Debt Disrupts Our Politics and the International Economic System

February 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs and The City Club of Cleveland are pleased to present a forum on the United States’ debt structure and the impact of America’s debt on our global economic competitiveness.

Join us for a conversation with Paul Stebbins on the fiscal and political environment and how it has never been more perilous. Trillion dollar deficits are set to return within the next two years with our already record high national debt set to skyrocket over the coming decade. We will also discuss how the national debt — and our political dysfunction — make us less competitive, hurts our economy, challenges our global economic leadership.

Stebbins is a founder, former CEO, and Chairman Emeritus of World Fuel Services, a Fortune 100 Company in Miami, FL. He is a founder of the Fix US initiative, a project of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the Campaign to Fix the Debt.

Speaker: Mr. Paul Stebbins


7:45 – 8:30 AM Registration and breakfast

8:30 AM Program begins

9:00 AM Q&A

9:30 AM Program concludes

Admission: $25 General Admission, $20 Member Admission, $15 Student Ticket.

Ticket includes a full breakfast. 

Location: The City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave.

Registration for this event is now closed. To watch the event live tomorrow, please check the livestream on our Facebook page!

Parking Information: Parking at The City Club is $8/car if guests arrive before 8:30 AM. Additional parking options include other lots in the downtown area and street parking, if parking restrictions are not in place. Car services, such as Uber and Lyft, are always an option. We also encourages walking, biking, or public transportation, including the RTA.


February 27, 2019
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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