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[EVENT] The Economy Goes Pop (Tonight!)

July 9, 2013 · Blog

The Summer 2013 issue of Dissent marks the premiere of Front Matters, a new section of cultural criticism. To celebrate the new issue and the new section, we are hosting a conversation tonight at 7 p.m. with three of our … {…}

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Save the Date! Dissent‘s Sixtieth Anniversary Celebration

July 3, 2013 · Blog

Save the date for Dissent‘s sixtieth anniversary celebration! We’re delighted to announce our October event celebrating Dissent‘s sixtieth anniversary and Michael Walzer’s time editing the magazine. More information is on the way soon. If you have any immediate questions, you … {…}

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[AUDIO] What Would/Does a Feminist Labor Movement Look Like?

June 13, 2013 · Blog

All too often, both in the mainstream and within the left, feminism and the labor movement are portrayed as “separate spheres,” two different movements that have different sets of concerns. Of course, this is not true now (nor has it … {…}

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Partial Readings: Left Forum Edition

June 6, 2013 · Blog

This weekend, Dissent will sponsor four panels at Left Forum at Pace University in New York City.  We will address environmentalism, the pursuit of a universal basic income, strategies for a feminist labor movement, and Occupy and the future of … {…}

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Dissent at Left Forum 2013

May 31, 2013 · Blog

Dissent invites you to join us at this year’s Left Forum. We will be hosting or co-hosting four panels, described below. Left Forum will take place at Pace University in New York City from June 7-9. Register here to take … {…}

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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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