Monday, March 17, 2014

Organizing Against Multiple Oppression in Our Time

How does class exploitation intersect with racism and hetero-patriarchy to sustain and reproduce capitalist rule? Are forms of oppression predicated upon race or gender necessary to capitalist social relations? How does our analysis influence our organizing? What type of organizing projects do we need to develop in 2014 that can take into account these insights?
Chaired by John Sharkey. Presentations by:
  • Steven Tufts is Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Geography at York University and a member of the Workers' Assembly. His publishing and research are focused on labour union organizing and renewal
  • Winnie Ng is the CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy at Ryerson University with a life-long commitment to anti-racism, the Canadian labour movement and to building broad social justice alliances across different sectors
  • Ajamu Nangwaya, Ph.D. is an active community and labour organizer with over twenty years of working experience. He is currently an organizer with the Network for Pan-Afrikan Solidarity and the Network for the Elimination of Police Violence
Organized by the Education Committee of the Greater Toronto Workers’ Assembly.

Below is the first of four videos.

View the other three videos in this series here.

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