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Saturday, July 4 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Class struggle in Poland: Solidarnosc

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Upheavals among students and workers at the end of the 60s that were suppressed alienated most youth from the regime. In the 70s opposition began to cohere. This process will be examined and explained.

Recommended Books Available in the Haymarket Room:
Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution: Solidarity and the Struggle Against Communism in Poland by Jack Bloom

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Jack Bloom

Jack Bloom did his graduate work in the 60s at Berkeley. There, he became involved in the movement; he left Berkeley having finished all but his dissertation to go to Detroit to help build the IS. After several years, he rote his dissertation, which became the basis of his book on the civil rights movement, Class, Race and the Civil Rights Movement. At that point, he became a scholar of social movements, with some activism thrown in. He went... Read More →

Saturday July 4, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Field A

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