LaborTalks: Lane Windham

Historian Lane Windham, author of the award-winning Knocking on Labor’s Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide will join BISR Research Associate Jeffrey Escoffier for a wide-ranging discussion of neoliberalism’s rise in the 1970s, the challenge to labor, and the state of the movement for popular political and economic power.  THURSDAY, JULY 19 READ MORE »

LaborTalks: Sarah Kessler

Author Sarah Kessler will join us to discuss her new book, Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work. She meets the people forging this new world of unorthodox employment: from the computer programmer who chooses exactly which hours to work each week, to the Uber driver who is trying to convince READ MORE »

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 »

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