Posted on April 14, 2013 by dsalaborblogmoderator
Please join Dissent for a conversation and party to launch Belabored, Dissent’s new labor podcast hosted by Josh Eidelson and Sarah Jaffe.
Thursday, April 18, 7:00 p.m.
Smart Clothes Gallery
154 Stanton Street
New York, NY 10002
We’ll be surrounded by the revolutionary artwork of Molly Crabapple, a gorgeous exhibit called “Shell Game” based on the financial crisis. There will be wine. There will be labor. There will be good conversation. Sarah and Josh will discuss the next generation of labor journalism.
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Posted on November 14, 2012 by dsalaborblogmoderator
This Saturday, November 17, Dissent is hosting an open forum in New York on the U.S. elections. Historians Michael Kazin, David Greenberg, and Kim Phillips-Fein will talk about current trends in American politics—how we got here, and where we’re headed.
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Posted on January 12, 2012 by dsalaborblogmoderator
Cartoon by Dmitri Jackson, from the Winter 2012 issue of Dissent
Dissent is launching the Winter 2012 issue with a January 25 event in D.C.: “American Workers in an Age of Austerity,” a discussion on labor, the Left, and the U.S. political environment.
The event will feature Michael Kazin, coeditor of Dissent, and Harold Meyerson, a columnist for the Washington Post and editor-at-large for the American Prospect, and be moderated by Kimberly Freeman Brown, executive director of American Rights at Work.
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Posted on January 5, 2011 by dsalaborblogmoderator
Dissent and the Nation present:
Private Money / Public Education: Or, Can a Publishing Executive Run a School System?
Wednesday, January 12, from 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, NYU, 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
Located at E. 5th St. and Bowery: 4/6 trains at Astor Pl., N/R at 8th St., B/D/F/M at Broadway-Lafayette
This event is free and open to the public.
“School reform” has called to mind dedicated parents, passionate teachers, and community members devoted to the political fight for school funding and support. But is this still so? At the helm of the new movement in K-12 school reform stand philanthropic billionaires and their political allies, backed by foundations with a market-based approach to reform. Choice, competition, and experimentation are the name of the new game. The traditional role of teachers’ unions has been called into question.
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Posted on February 24, 2009 by dsalaborblogmoderator
Feb. 25 at 7 p.m
Economists Marcellus Andrews, Mark Levinson, and Jeff Madrick debate the merits of Obama’s recovery plan–and contemplate whether it will usher in a new progressive government. Fellow economist and Dissent editorial board member Carol O’Cleireacain will moderate the event.
Book Culture is at 536 W 112th Street, New York City.
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Posted on August 5, 2008 by dsalaborblogmoderator
Marie Gottschalk, associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, has a very insightful article on national health insurance in the Spring 2008 Dissent and it’s now available on-line.
As we stand at the brink of another major attempt to overhaul the U.S. health care system, organized labor is divided about how to define the alternatives. Continue reading
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