Author: Lesley J. Wood

Lesley Wood teaches sociology at York University, Toronto.

  • Launching the Socialist Register 2016: The Politics of the Right

    It is becoming increasingly clear that we are at one of those historical moments that compel socialists to undertake a serious calibration of the political forces amassing on the right. This stems partly from the electoral breakthrough far-right parties have made in Europe as the global financial crisis and unrelenting austerity continue to take their … Watch video »

  • The Militarization of Policing

    Defending the Movements, Challenging the Police Lesley J. Wood Interviewed by Greg Albo After the killing of Michael Brown in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri in the late summer of 2014, protests erupted, and the Black Lives Matter spread across North America to protest police violence, too often systematically directed at poor and racialized communities. The massive … Keep reading »