“Organizing and Winning for Twenty-First Century Movements”
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Portland State University
Smith 238, Portland Oregon
KBOO Community Radio hosts this FREE/DONATIONS ONLY FORUM featuring three renowned activists/authors who have written about, and participated in, movements much like the recent campaigns by Portland Public school and PSU educators.
• Steve Early, “How Unions Organize to Win”
• Arun Gupta, “The Wal-Mart Working Class”
• Johanna Brenner, “Organizing the Working Class: what does feminism have to do with it?”
Gwen Sullivan, President of Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) will be opening the forum.
Johanna Brenner is a retired PSU faculty member who writes on feminist theory. She is the author of Women and the Politics of Class.
Steve Early is a labor journalist and former director of organizing for the Communication Workers of America; he is the author of Save Our Unions
Arun Gupta is a journalist, co-founder of The Indypendent and founder of the Occupied Wall Street Journal. He is a contributor to Socialist Register 2014: Registering Class. He regularly writes for The Guaradian and Alternet as well as other alternative publications.
Sponsor: KBOO 90.7 Community Radio/online at KBOO.FM
Co-Sponsors: PSU Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Monthly Review; Labor Notes