“THE PANDEMIC ECONOMY & THE FUTURE OF WORK”

GUEST SPEAKER:  Aaron Benanav – Author, Automation and the Future of Work (Verso 2020)

MODERATED BY:  Joel Suarez – Assistant Professor of Labor Studies, CUNY SLU

“MAKING SENSE OF #ELECTION 2020: A REPORTERS’ ROUNDTABLE”

GUEST SPEAKERS:  Juan Manuel Benitez; Michelle Chen; Jeet Heer; Harold Meyerson

MODERATED BY:  Laura Flanders – Host, The Laura Flanders Show (PBS) & City Works (SLU)

“CONFRONTING COVID: WORKERS & UNIONS ON THE FRONTLINE”

GUEST SPEAKER:  Sara Nelson – President, Association of Flight Attendants

MODERATED BY:  Ruth Milkman – Professor of Labor Studies, SLU

“THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE COVID PANDEMIC”

GUEST SPEAKER:  Leo Panitch – Professor at York University & Editor of The Socialist Register

MODERATED BY:  Samir Sonti – Professor of Labor Studies, SLU

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“ECONOMIC, RACIAL & IMMIGRANT JUSTICE: A PROGRESSIVE CONGRESSIONAL AGENDA FOR 2021”

GUEST SPEAKER:  Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

MODERATED BY:  Deepak Bhargava – Distinguished Lecturer of Urban Studies, SLU

“COVID, CLIMATE CRISIS & THE NEED FOR A RESILIENCE WORKFORCE”

GUEST SPEAKER:  Saket Soni – Executive Director, Resilience Force

MODERATED BY:  Sean Sweeney – Coordinator, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

“BLACK WORKERS & THE TRIPLE PANDEMIC”

GUEST SPEAKERS:  Michelle Crentsil, April Sims, Clarence Taylor, Maurice Weeks

MODERATED BY:  Diana Robinson – Union Semester Coordinator, SLU

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