The New Wave of Resistance in Our Time
Co-sponsored by encuentro5 and Universalizing Resistance
With the rise of the far right and its cynical exploitation of “class” as a mobilizing tool, the left has been forced onto the defensive. This event is a bold reassertion of a class politics that also validates the struggles and priorities of so-called “identity-based” groups. Public sociologist, Charles Derber draws on his new book, Welcome to the Revolution, to support a new wave of resistance to the intersectional system of militarized capitalism.
He is joined by Janet MacGillivray, an environmental lawyer, indigenous activist, a founder of Seeding Sovereignty, who will speak to her organizing with young people at Standing Rock. Leading the conversation will be movement strategist, Jodeen Olguin-Tayler, an organizer of many transformative labor and community campaigns involving super-exploited workers and cross-sector movements. Both Janet and Jodeen contributed short interludes—accounts and analyses of resistance—to Charles’ book.
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