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Thursday, July 2 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
After neoliberalism: Can the working class still change the world?

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The term "working class" often invokes an image of unionized wage-workers in a factory. But what about the non-unionized? What about those in offices and shopping malls? What about unpaid workers in the home? What about the poorly paid toiling in the fields? What about the Global South? What about forced laborers who receive no wages? This talk will suggest that if we have a notion of what Gramsci called “the subaltern”, a notion which embraces all of the above, then our answer to the question posed by the talk’s title will be “yes”.

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Paul Kellogg

Paul Kellogg is Associate Professor in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies at Athabasca University, Edmonton, Canada. He is author of Escape from the Staple Trap: Canadian Political Economy after Left Nationalism, and has published in various political journals including the Journal of Socialist Studies, Science & Society, New Political Science and Studies in Political Economy. He was editor... Read More →

Thursday July 2, 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm
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