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Pluto Wildcat Series: From Amakomiti: Grassroots Democracy in South Africa’s Shack Settlements to Wobblies of the World
Sat, June 12 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
One event on Sat, June 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM
One event on Fri, June 25, 2021 at 4:00 PM
One event on Wed, July 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM
“A wildcat strike is a strike action undertaken by unionised workers without union leadership’s authorisation, support, or approval”. These books uncover the radical militancy which characterises international workers struggles, both contemporary and historical. Looking at diverse topics including proletarianisation and class formation, mass production, gender, affective and reproductive labour, syndicalism and independent unions, and labour and Leftist social and political movements, it is the most comprehensive exploration into workers’ organisation being developed today.
Series editors: Immanuel Ness (City University of New York) // Peter Cole (Western Illinois University) // Raquel Varela (New University of Lisbon) // Tim Pringle (University of London).
Descriptions of each book, along with the biographical information for the presenters are on the site at the individual event descriptions by sequential date.
THE COST OF FREE SHIPPING: Amazon in the Global Economy THIS MEETING HAS PASSED.
Jake Alimahomed-Wilson and Ellen Reese
ORGANIZING INSURGENCY: Workers Movements in the Global South THIS MEETING HAS PASSED.
AMAKOMITI: Grassroots Democracy in South Africa’s Shack Settlements
author Trevor Ngwane with Luke Sinwell
Saturday, June 12 • 2:00 to 4:00 pm US DST, 6:00 to 8:00 pm GMT, 7:00 to 9:00 pm UK
WORKERS’ INQUIRY AND GLOBAL CLASS STRUGGLE: Strategies, Tactics, Objectives
Edited by Robert Ovetz joined by Gifford Hartman
Saturday, June 19 • 2:00 to 4:00 pm US DST, 6:00 to 8:00 pm GMT, 7:00 to 9:00 pm UK
AUGMENTED EXPLOITATION: Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Work
Phoebe V. Moore and Jamie Woodcock
Friday, June 25th • 4:00 to 6:00 pm US DST, 8:00 to 10:00 pm GMT, 9:00 to 11:00 pm UK
WOBBLIES OF THE WORLD: A Global History of the Industrial Workers of the World
Edited by Peter Cole, David Struthers, Kenyon Zimmer
Wednesday, July 14 • 5:00 to 7:00 pm US DST, 9:00 to 11:00 pm GMT, 10:30 pm to 12:30 am UK
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- Sat, June 12
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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- AI, Anti-colonialism, Anti-monopoly, Automated prediction, automation, Books for classes, Capital Studies, Caribbean Studies, Class, Class and Gender, Classes and Programs, Direct Action, Emancipation, Food and politics, General Strikes, Global Market, Globalization, Historical Decades, historical materialism, Insurgency, International Working Class, IWW, Labor History, Labor Journalism, Marx's Capital, Marxist Method, Multi-session Classes, Planned Economy, platform work, Political Economy, Precarity Task Force, Proletarian Democracy, quality of life, Race, Race and Class, Radical Literature, Reform or Revolution, Revolutions Study Group, Science and Method, Science and Technology, Seminars and Talks, Shantytowns, Social Reproduction, Socialism, Space and Class, Syndicalism, The Global South, The Mass Strike, the State, The State and Capital, Union organizing, Workers’ Inquiry
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