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March 2019

The New Left in Toronto – Peter Graham

March 19 / 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1N1 Canada
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Writing for Maclean’s magazine in 1965, Peter Gzowski saw something different about the new generation of the left. “The radicals of the New Left, the young men and women … differ from their predecessors not only in the degree of their protest but in its kind. They are a new breed.” Join us for a talk with Peter Graham, whose new book Radical Ambition: The New Left in Toronto sheds light on the New Left in Toronto.

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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

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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