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March 2019

Uber-Capitalism: Platform Mobility/Mobilizing Workers

March 21 / 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
CSI Annex, Room #4 (3rd flr), 720 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON Canada
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After launching almost a decade ago, the transportation network corporations Uber and Lyft rapidly expanded their operations into cities around the world, disrupting taxi unions, degrading labour rights and diminishing public transit ridership. In this session of The Capitalism Workshop, Bronwyn Frey examines some of the worker organizational strategies emerging within Indonesia’s vast informal transportation sector.

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From Neo-Liberalism to Neo-Fascism? Reaction across the Americas from Bolsonaro to Trump

March 28 / 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
WAC, 720 Spadina Ave, 2nd floor (suite 202)
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Join us for a discussion with a panel of leading international analysts associated with the Socialist Register: Ana Saggario Garcia, Ray Kiely, and Ruth Felder.

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April 2019

Book launch: The People’s Republic of Walmart: How the World’ Biggest Corporations are Laying the Foundation for Socialism

April 8 / 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. West
Toronto, Ontario M6H 1N2 Canada
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Join us for the Toronto book launch for Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski’s The People’s Republic of Walmart: How the World’ Biggest Corporations are Laying the Foundation for Socialism (Verso, 2019). Discussants Pam Frache and Sam Gindin.

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