The election of President Trump has changed the rules of American politics and motivated widespread protests to his agenda. What are the prospects for activists in this new era? Panelists include Barbara Ehrenreich, author, Nickel and Dimed; Ai-jen Poo, director, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, professor of law, Columbia and UCLA; and Frances Fox Piven, distinguished professor of political science and sociology, emerita, at the GC. Moderated by Laura Flanders, host of The Laura Flanders Show. Watch the keynote event of the conference Insurgency from Below and the Future of American Democracy.
Presented on October 11, 2017, by GC Public Programs and the Ph.D. Programs in Political Science and Sociology, with support from the Advanced Research Collaborative, the Office of the Provost, and the JCF/Helenia Fund at the recommendation of Craig Kaplan.