Labor in the Age of Trump: Fighting the Right Wing Agenda

Event date 2 Mar '18 09:00 am - 3 Mar '18 03:00 pm
Event location UMass Amherst Central Campus • Amherst Center, Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States
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Free Two-Day Conference
Friday March 2, 9-4: research presentations 
Saturday March 3, 10-3: workshops with scholars and activists

Lunch provided with registration
https://umass.irisregistration.com/Home/Site?code=LaborConfronts

PRESENTERS
Nancy MacLean: The right-wing funding network in historical perspective.

Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Jose LaLuz: Trump, right-wing populism and the labor movement.

Jennifer Klein: Agency fee: the case of home care workers.

Gordon Lafer: The right-wing agenda at the state level.

MaryBe McMillan: Fighting back in a right-to-work state.

Cedric Johnson: Limits of liberal anti-racism.

Kyla Walters: Fighting and defeating the charter school agenda.
Shannon Gleeson: Organized labor’s response(s) to immigrant rights.

Lara Skinner: Climate change and labor.

Donald Cohen: The privatization agenda.

Jon Shelton: Walker’s Wisconsin and the future of the U.S.

Sarah Jaffe: The ‘white working class’ and the myth of Trump.
Representatives of labor and community organizations.

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3 months agoAdd to Calender 2018-03-02 14:00:00 2018-03-02 14:00:00 Labor in the Age of Trump: Fighting the Right Wing Agenda Free Two-Day Conference Friday March 2, 9-4: research presentations  Saturday March 3, 10-3: workshops with scholars and activists Lunch provided with registrationhttps://umass.irisregistration.com/Home/Site?code=LaborConfronts PRESENTERS Nancy MacLean: The right-wing funding network in historical perspective. Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Jose LaLuz: Trump, right-wing populism and the labor movement. Jennifer Klein: Agency fee: the case of home care workers. Gordon Lafer: The right-wing agenda at the state level. MaryBe McMillan: Fighting back in a right-to-work state. Cedric Johnson: Limits of liberal anti-racism. Kyla Walters: Fighting and defeating the charter school agenda. Shannon Gleeson: Organized labor’s response(s) to immigrant rights. Lara Skinner: Climate change and labor. Donald Cohen: The privatization agenda. Jon Shelton: Walker’s Wisconsin and the future of the U.S. Sarah Jaffe: The ‘white working class’ and the myth of Trump. Representatives of labor and community organizations. UMass Amherst Central Campus America/New_York public Economic Justice #unions