SLU’s new COVID Capitalism program series is designed to spur discussion about the social, political and economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis and what it reveals about contemporary capitalism and democracy. This series will also consider the prospects for structural change, in light of mass protests and the upcoming U.S. elections. Each program will feature SLU faculty members interviewing public intellectuals and movement leaders.
COVID PANDEMIC, CLIMATE CRISIS, & THE NEED FOR A RESILIENCE WORKFORCE
Thursday, October 1, 2020 * 12pm – 1pm ET * via Zoom
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“The Political Economy of the COVID Pandemic”
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 * 12pm – 1pm ET * via Zoom
Author, The Making of Global Capitalism (Verso 2018) & Searching for Socialism (Verso 2020)
Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy and
Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science, York University
Contributing author, Capitalism Contested: The New Deal and Its Legacies
Faculty – CUNY School of Labor & Urban Studies
Join us to examine the impact of the COVID pandemic on the U.S. and global economy. Professors Panitch and Sonti will contrast the current crisis with previous periods of economic crisis, as well as discuss the possible consequences of this crisis for global capitalism.