Labor Talks: Democracy in Chains

As part of our #LaborTalks series, we are pleased to present award-winning scholar Nancy MacLean, author of the new book: Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America. MacLean will discuss far-ranging topics such as the origins of neoliberalism, the rise of the radical right, the state of the READ MORE »

LaborTalks: Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities

As part of our #LaborTalks series, we are pleased to present journalist Juan González, author of the new book: Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities to speak about his book and lead a conversation around economic justice and class issues in the United States today. Tuesday, READ MORE »

LaborTalks – “Necessary Trouble”: A Conversation with Sarah Jaffe

Join us for LaborTalks #2 – “Necessary Trouble”: A Conversation with author Sarah Jaffe as she discusses her new book “Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt”, and new avenues for protest, activism, and politics in the 21st century. Wednesday, April 26th, 7-9pm The Workmen’s Circle 247 W 37th St, 5th Floor New York, NY 10018 Co-presented by READ MORE »

Activist Literary Series – See You in the Streets: Art, Action, and Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (Humanities and Public Life) – Book Discussion and Reception with Author Ruth Sergel

The Workmen’s Circle, The Sidney Hillman Foundation, and The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research invite you to a book discussion and reception with author Ruth Sergel on March 15th at 7:00pm. This event is the first in our activist literary series, with programs throughout 2017. As we approach the 106th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, READ MORE »