Labor, the Left, and Progressives in the Obama Era: April 6 in DC

After the success of health care reform, what’s next on labor’s agenda? How can the labor movement grow and engage with a progressive movment that speaks to the Obama era? What is the role of younger workers, workers of color, and women? Is there a new “New Deal” on the horizon?

Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed, Christopher Hayes, Washington editor of the Nation, Gerry Hudson, executive vice-president of the SEIU, Michael Kazin, co-editor of Dissent, Harold Meyerson, columnist for the Washington Post, and Liz Shuler, secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO will speak.

Georgetown labor historian Joseph McCartin will moderate.

Tonight @ 7 p.m.
McShain Lounge in McCarthy Hall
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

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  1. […] magazine sponsored a seminar “Labor, the Left, and Progressives in the Obama Era”, summed up as follows: After the success of health care reform, what’s next on labor’s agenda? How can the labor […]

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