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Friday, July 3 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
The universal class: Why workers can liberate humanity

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The concept of the "working class" is foundational to the Marxist theory of revolution, and the basis for how workers can liberate the world. This session will raise questions around who is in the working class (and who isn't), what kind of power we have, how different types of oppressions affect its members differently, and what the exact role of the working class is. If you are an expert in Marxist theory or if you've never heard of Marxism before this weekend, this discussion will challenge you to consider new dimensions of who exactly can save the world, and how.

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Tina Treviño-Murphy

Tina Treviño-Murphy is a graduate student studying Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she is a leading member of the Teaching Assistants' Association, the graduate student union. For over a decade she has organized around issues including women's rights, global labor struggles, police brutality, racism, and more. In her free time she is also a kickboxing instructor and runs a martial... Read More →


Friday July 3, 2015 11:30am - 1:00pm
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