Precarious Labor: Social Movements in the Contemporary Capitalist World

Date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: 
The Brecht Forum @ The Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

November 13th, 2013 7:30 PM
Precarious Labor
Social Movements in the Contemporary Capitalist World

Suzanne Adely, Maurizio Atzeni & Frances Fox Piven. Moderated by Manny Ness.

Panelists will discuss the dramatic growth of precarious labor on a comparative international basis and the decline of traditional labor unions and rise of new social movements. The discussion will examine how the transformation of capitalism contributes to the growth of new forms of political representation through worker organizations in the Americas (Argentina, Canada, USA) Europe (Germany, UK, and Asia (China, India and Indonesia).

Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15
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