Night School: Labor

When

April 18, 2019 at 7pm - 9pm

Where

Irvine Auditorium, G7
3401 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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The labor movement has long played a key role in Leftist politics. For more than a century, unions were at the core of the socialist movement, a fact confirmed by the many ways capitalists attacked worker-based movements and persecuted organizers. Even so, some commentators have suggested that we focus elsewhere, given the rise of information-based economies and decline of unionized workforce in the United States. In this session, Philly DSA will ask: should the labor movement still be central to socialist theory and politics? If so, what avenues are left for such organizing?

Readings:
Moody, “The New Terrain of Class Conflict
McAlevey, “Everything Old is New Again

Contact

Briana Last ·

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