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February 2020

Mapping Corporate Power: Activist-Researchers and Labor Coalitions in the 1970’s U.S

February 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

IRLE Colloquia Series presents: In Conversation with Grace Davie, Mapping Corporate Power: Activist-Researchers and Labor Coalitions in the 1970's U.S. When working people in the U.S. sought union representation in the 1970s they faced fierce resistance from businesses willing to increase their use of bare-knuckle anti-union tactics. In response, and in the context of rising conservatism, global economic restructuring, financialization, and weak labor law enforcement, a handful of U.S. trade unions began experimenting. They turned to labor-community coalitions that tried…

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March 2020

Book Talk with Inés Durán Matute

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chicano Studies Research Center Library, 144 Haines Hall
Los Angeles, 90095-1544 United States
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IRLE Colloquia Series presents: In conversation with Inés Durán Matute on their new book, Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power. Mezcala’s narratives of Neoliberal Governance. Tracing key trends of the global-regional-local interface of power, Inés Durán Matute through the case of the indigenous community of Mezcala (Mexico) demonstrates how global political economic processes shape the lives, spaces, projects and identities of the most remote communities. Throughout the book, in-depth interviews, participant observations and text collection, offer the reader insight…

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