This year is going to be all about income inequality. If you need to get up to speed on what everyone will be talking about,you can't find a better teacher than Andy Stern, a former SEIU president. His new book, A Country That Works: Getting America Back on Track, discusses the way robotics is changing labor and how humanity is being devalued by the wealthy. Is it possible to rebuild a prosperous middle class in a time of such tremendous technological and political upheaval? That's what we're all about to find out. (Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave,, 7:30 pm, $5)