Thursday April 24th, 2014

Wisconsin Uprising Book Party in NYC, 2/17

Wisconsin Uprising Book Party in NYC, 2/17

announcing a book party for
WISCONSIN UPRISING: Labor Fights Back

When: Friday, February 17, 6pm – 8pm

Where: Stony Brook Manhattan
101 East 27th Street, 3rd Floor
Between Lexington & Park Ave South
New York, NY

Special guest David Newby, President of the Wisconsin Fair Trade Coalition and President Emeritus, Wisconsin State AFL-CIO, will report from the front: The Recall Election and Labor in Wisconsin Today.

Contributors to the book will also be present for discussion with you:

Beyond Wisconsin: Seeking New Priorities as Labor Challenges War
Michael Zweig, professor of economics and director of the Center for Study of Working Class Life at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a national co-convenor of U.S. Labor Against the War.

What Can We Learn from Wisconsin?
Stephanie Luce, associate professor at the Murphy Institute, City University of New York, and a founding member of Progressive Dane/New Party and the Student Labor Action Coalition in Madison, Wisconsin.

Back to the Future: Union Survival Strategies in Open Shop America
Rand Wilson, long-time union organizer, has helped workers build non-traditional organizations at a number of companies, most recently at Comcast. He now works for an SEIU local in Boston.

free and open to the public; books and refreshments will be available

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Sponsored by Monthly Review Press, the Center for Study of Working Class Life, Working USA: The Journal of Labor and Society, Labor Notes, & The Indypendent
RSVP appreciated but not necessary: Contact Scott Borchert at scott{at}monthlyreview.org or 212-691-2555


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