Covid-19, Recession, & the Future
The COVID-19 pandemic, the economic crisis, and how governments, corporations, and people fighting for social justice respond to them are going to have lasting and far-reaching consequences for everyone – from changes to borders to prisons to public services. To prepare for the months ahead, people who support radical social change need to understand the forces that are trying to shape responses to the crisis.
Join us for a webinar featuring short presentations followed by time for questions and comments.
Nandita Sharma is a professor of racism, migration, and transnationalism in the Department of Sociology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
David McNally teaches history at the University of Houston and is an editor of the new journal of Marxism and politics, Spectre.
John Clarke first became involved in anti-poverty struggles in 1983 when he helped form the Union of Unemployed Workers in London, Ontario. He was an organizer with the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) from its founding in 1990 until his retirement in 2019.
David Camfield teaches labour studies and sociology at the University of Manitoba. He is a supporter of socialism from below whose book "We Can Do Better: Ideas for Changing Society" was published in 2017.
Moderated by Saima Desai, editor of Briarpatch Magazine.