Tag: Left

The Left in the United States: What Difference Did it Make?

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Michael Kazin
"American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation"
Wednesday, April 18, 4pm, 8417 Social Science
“The Fate of Social Democracy in America”
Thursday, April 19, 12:20pm, Pyle Center Auditorium

Co-sponsored by the GOLDBERG CENTER and GLOBAL STUDIES

MICHAEL KAZIN is a Professor in the Department of History at Georgetown University. He is an expert in U.S. politics and social movements, 19th and 20th centuries. He is the author of five books, including: A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan; America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s (co-author, Maurice Isserman), now in its fourth edition; The Populist Persuasion: An American History; Barons of Labor: The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era; and most recently, American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation. He is also co-editor of "Dissent," a leading magazine of the American left since 1954.

Power & Principle: Progressives & Coalition Politics in the Philippines

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Walden Bello
"A Radical in the Congress: Opportunities and Constraints for the Left in a Liberal Democracy"
Tuesday, September 22, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
"Odyssey of a Filipino Progressive"
Wednesday, September 23, 4pm, 8417 Social Science
Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public
Thursday, September 24, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

Co-sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies

WALDEN BELLO is senior analyst of Focus on the Global South and professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines. He is one of the leading critics of the current model of economic globalization, combining the roles of intellectual and activist. As a human rights and peace campaigner, academic, environmentalist and journalist, and through a combination of courage as a dissident, with an extraordinary breadth of published output and personal charisma, he has made a major contribution to the international case against corporate-driven globalization. During the fall 2015 semester, Bello is an Activist-in-Residence Writing Fellow with the Havens Center.