Understanding and Fighting Austerity

Toronto — 12 November 2011. What are some of the forces that are driving the current crisis? How is it pushing forward the agenda of business and governments to get working people and our organizations to tighten our belts and accept their calls for austerity? What forms is resistance taking around the world – what … Watch video »

Toronto — 12 November 2011.

What are some of the forces that are driving the current crisis? How is it pushing forward the agenda of business and governments to get working people and our organizations to tighten our belts and accept their calls for austerity? What forms is resistance taking around the world – what are the strengths and limitations of that resistance and what can we learn from it?

Featuring:

  • Sam Gindin is the Packer Chair in Social Justice, York University.
  • Stefan Kipfer is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University.
  • Moderated by Kamilla Pietrzyk.

Organized by the Public Sector Defence Campaign committee of the Greater Toronto Workers’ Assembly (GTWA).