Debating Socialist Strategies Post-Pandemic
Part 2 of the “Beyond the Socialist Impasse: Remembering Leo Panitch” series. Discussion moderated by Sharmini Peries. Speakers: Sam Gindin, Barbara Epstein, Bhaskar Sunkara, Trevor Ngwane, and Minqi Li. Barbara … Watch video »
Part 2 of the “Beyond the Socialist Impasse: Remembering Leo Panitch” series.
Discussion moderated by Sharmini Peries. Speakers: Sam Gindin, Barbara Epstein, Bhaskar Sunkara, Trevor Ngwane, and Minqi Li.
- Barbara Epstein is professor emerita at the University of California at Santa Cruz and author of several books on social movements and political resistance. Her first book was The Politics of Domesticity: Women, Evangelism and Temperance in Nineteenth Century America.
- Sam Gindin is retired research director of the Canadian Auto Workers and co-author of The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy of American Empire.
- Sharmini Peries is a journalist and co-founder of The Analysis. She did her graduate studies in Social and Political Thought at York University. She holds an M.A. in Economics, York University, in Toronto.
- Trevor Ngwane is a scholar activist who spent twenty years as a full-time organizer in South African trade unions, community organizations and social movements before and after the defeat of apartheid. He is lecturer of sociology at University of Johannesburg and Director of the Centre for Sociological Research and Practice. He is author of Amakomiti: Grassroots Democracy in South African Shack Settlements.
- Bhaskar Sunkara is the founding editor and publisher of Jacobin and publisher of Catalyst: A Journal of Theory and Strategy and author of The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality.
- Minqi Li is a Chinese political economist, world-systems analyst, and historical social scientist, currently professor of Economics at the University of Utah. Li is known as an advocate of the Chinese New Left and as a Marxian economist. He is author of Profit Accumulation and Crisis in Capitalism.