Tomorrow: Occupy For The Future Of Democracy Teach In

WCAT / Occupy Ann Arbor / Occupy UM Present: Occupy for the Future of Democracy – Tomorrow 11-5, Michigan Union (Rooms 2105 A &B)

18 students, professors, labor and social activists from around the state will hold workshops for imagining and making happen another world.

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Introductory Comments & Welcome


Session 1: Radical Histories: 11:15-12:30

The Tradition of Radical Labor

Steve Babson [Detroit Union Activist and Labor Educator]

Revolutionary France 1789 & 1968 

Ronen Steinberg [MSU Assistant Professor of Western European Political and Intellectual History]

Odile Hugonot Haber [Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, WCAT]

Section II: The Crisis: 1:00-2:15

The Crisis: Economic, Political, & Ecological

Peter Solenberger [Solidarity]

Serge Farinas [UM Graduate Student, WCAT]

Tom Weisskopf [Emeritus Professor of Economics UM]

The Crisis: Race, Gender, & National Oppression
Brandon E. Mitchell [Master of Ceremonies, Abolitionist Projects]

Diana Carolina [Graduate Student]

Section III: The Response: 2:15-3:30

The Groundwork for Occupy on Campus: Student Protests and Solidarity 

Adam Warner [WCAT]

Katie Frank [GEO, UM Graduate Student]

After the Empire Crumbles: Visions for the Future
Alex Upham [Organization for a Free Society]

Clayton Wheeler [Student Socialist Union]

Ian Matchett [Student Socialist Union, WCAT] 

Occupying the Future of Democracy: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

Sara Feldman [UM Graduate Student, WCAT, Occupy UM]
Brendan Flynn [Occupy UM]


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