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[EVENT] China’s 99%

May 2, 2013 · Blog

Please join us for a conversation about China’s 99%, in partnership with the India China Institute at the New School. Wednesday, May 22, 6:00-8:00 p.m. The New School 55 W 13th St., 2nd Fl. (Dorothy Hirshon Suite) New York, NY … {…}

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Low-Wage Workers Walk out in Chicago

April 24, 2013 · Blog

NBC Chicago is reporting that “hundreds of fast-food and retail workers walked off their jobs Wednesday morning to…call for higher wages” and the ability to unionize without intimidation. For many workers, like Esly Hernandez (interviewed by Ned Resnikoff at MSNBC), … {…}

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[EVENT] Belabored Launch

April 13, 2013 · Blog

Please join us for a conversation and party to launch Belabored, Dissent’s new labor podcast hosted by Josh Eidelson and Sarah Jaffe. Thursday, April 18, 7:00 p.m. Smart Clothes Gallery 154 Stanton Street New York, NY 10002 Our conversation will … {…}

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[EVENT] Time for the Neo-Dissidents?

April 8, 2013 · Blog

Time for the Neo-Dissidents? Slawomir Sierakowski and Marci Shore in conversation about the current state of democracies. Tuesday, April 9, 4:00 p.m. Luce Hall, Room 202, the MacMillan Center 34 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven, CT Sławomir Sierakowski is the leader … {…}

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Belabored Podcast to Launch Next Friday Featuring Karen Lewis

April 5, 2013 · Blog

You’ve been waiting with bated breath. And now we’re proud to announce that the first episode of Belabored, Dissent‘s labor podcast hosted by journalists Josh Eidelson and Sarah Jaffe, will launch a week from today: Friday, April 12. We’re further … {…}

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Announcing Belabored: A Dissent Podcast Hosted by Josh Eidelson and Sarah Jaffe

March 13, 2013 · Blog

We are pleased to announce that in just a few weeks, Dissent will launch our first podcast, Belabored, with hosts Josh Eidelson and Sarah Jaffe. Josh and Sarah are among the finest labor journalists working today. And we hear they … {…}

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[EVENT] Book Talk on Sustaining Activism This Sunday

March 1, 2013 · Blog

Jeffrey W. Rubin and Emma Sokoloff-Rubin, authors of Sustaining Activism: A Brazilian Women’s Movement and a Father-Daughter Collaboration (excerpted here in Dissent), will be speaking this Sunday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in New York City. The event will be … {…}

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Dissent on Drones

February 22, 2013 · Blog

Ever since its inception, the legal and ethical parameters for the “War on Terror” have been murky. Should it be subject to the same legal framework as a “real” war? Recent revelations about U.S. drone warfare have brought the debate … {…}

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Fishy Higher Ed Reforms

February 12, 2013 · Online Articles

Two new online exclusives on private initiatives to reform higher education: James Dennis on the CUNY Pathways Initiative and Geoff Shullenberger on the rise of the MOOCs. {…}

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[EVENT] After the Arab Spring: Prospects and Perils

January 30, 2013 · Blog

Next Wednesday, February 6 at 6 p.m., Dissent co-editor Michael Walzer and New York Review of Books contributor Yasmine El Rashidi will speak about the state of the Arab Spring. The discussion will take place in the Elebash Recital Hall … {…}

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