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Labor in the Age of Trump: Fighting the Right Wing Agenda

March 2 @ 9:00 am - March 3 @ 3:00 pm

Free Two-Day Conference
Friday March 2, 9-4: research presentations
Saturday March 3, 10-3: workshops with scholars and activists

Lunch provided with registration

Nancy MacLean: The right-wing funding network in historical perspective.

Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Jose LaLuz: Trump, right-wing populism and the labor movement.

Jennifer Klein: Agency fee: the case of home care workers.

Gordon Lafer: The right-wing agenda at the state level.

MaryBe McMillan: Fighting back in a right-to-work state.

Cedric Johnson: Limits of liberal anti-racism.

Kyla Walters: Fighting and defeating the charter school agenda.
Shannon Gleeson: Organized labor’s response(s) to immigrant rights.

Lara Skinner: Climate change and labor.

Donald Cohen: The privatization agenda.

Jon Shelton: Walker’s Wisconsin and the future of the U.S.

Sarah Jaffe: The ‘white working class’ and the myth of Trump.
Representatives of labor and community organizations.


March 2 @ 9:00 am
March 3 @ 3:00 pm


UMass Amherst Central Campus
Amherst Center, MA United States


Labor Center at UMass Amherst

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