Class Struggles in Crisis:
From Walmart to the State
Toronto — 22 February 2013.
A panel discussion introduced and moderated by Socialist Register co-editor Greg Albo. Presentations by:
- Arun Gupta – co-founder of The Indypendent and The Occupied Wall Street Journal, and has covered the Occupy movement for The Guardian, Salon and many other publications around the world.
- Kevin Doogan – professor in the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol. He writes on the political economy of labour markets and European integration and recently published New Capitalism? The Transformation of Work with Polity Press.
- Jane Hardy – professor in the Business School at the University of Hertfordshire. Her research includes foreign investment and labour movements in Eastern Europe and her publications include Poland's New Capitalism with Pluto Press.
- Charles Post – professor of Sociology at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York (CUNY). He writes on the origins of capitalism and social class and has recently published The American Road to Capitalism: Studies in Class-Structure, Economic Development and Political Conflict, 1620-1877 with Brill.