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Webinar: Democratic planning and public power

  • May 4th, 2020, 5:00pm
  • Webinar , Toronto , ON, Canada

How is the crisis making the case for democratic planning and the public control of utilities?

Join Thea Riofrancos, Michal Rozworski and James Wilt for a conversation around the history and current need for democratic planning, ongoing campaigns for public power and publicly owned transit and how to use this moment to unite the movements for environmental, housing and transit justice to fight for lasting change.

Thea Riofrancos is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Providence College and the author of Resource Radicals. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, n+1, Jacobin, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Dissent, and In These Times. She serves on the steering committee of DSA’s Ecosocialist Working Group. She is the co-author of A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal.

Michal Rozworski is a union researcher and writer based in Vancouver, Canada. He holds graduate degrees in economics and philosophy and publishes frequently on political economy. He is the co-author of The People’s Republic of Walmart: How the World’s Biggest Corporations are Laying the Foundation for Socialism.

James Wilt is a freelance journalist and graduate student based in Winnipeg. He frequently contributes to leftist Canadian publications including Canadian Dimension, Briarpatch and Passage. He is the author of the recently published book Do Androids Dream of Electric Cars?: Public Transit in the Age Google, Uber, and Elon Musk.

Where: Monday, May 4, 5:00 pm EDT Where: For Tickets Click Here

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