Author: Emmanuel Ness to Speak

Author, Emmanuel Ness to Speak on:

 Labor, Immigration, and U. S. Corporate Despotism

                                               Tuesday, Oct 2nd, 7:00 p.m.

Two Rivers Bookstore 

153 Conklin Ave. (East of the Crowley plant)

 

Immanuel Ness, PhD, is a working class educator and activist.  He is professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (USA), a labor activist in New York City and organizer in several labor unions.  He was a founder and co-coordinator of the New York Unemployed Committee and the Lower East Side Community Labor coalition.  His current research and publications focus on worker control and self- management, and new forms of working class organization among low-wage workers.

He is the author of Guest Workers and U.S. Corporate Despotism (2011) and Immigrants, Unions, and the New U.S. Labor Market (2005), and (as editor) The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (forthcoming February 2013), The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009) and Encyclopedia of American Social Movements (2004).

Since 2000 Ness has been editor of Working USA: The Journal of Labor and Society, an international peer-review quarterly social science on labor and social class. He has authored or edited other volumes, including Ours to Master and Own: Worker Control from the Commune to the Present (Haymarket Books 2011).  He is author of the forthcoming Migration in a World of Inequality, with Alex Julca (Monthly Review Press 2013)

Ness will speak on worker efforts to expand their power in the contemporary neo liberal era, drawn from his most recent research.

Free and Open to the Public

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INTERNATIONALISM, SOLIDARITY, SOCIALISM

with

Professor Scott Hiley

and

Dr. Cori Marshall – 2012 graduate

Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) Havana Cuba 

Speaking at

Two Rivers Bookstore

153 Conklin Avenue Binghamton          

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