Globalization, Blowback, and Beyond: The 2016 Daniel Singer Prize

Host/Sponsor: 
The Daniel Singer Millennium Prize Foundation
Room: 
L2.85
Timeslot: 
SATURDAY June 3rd LUNCH SESSION: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Abstract: 
The 2016 Daniel Singer Millennium Prize has been awarded to Sarah Leonard and Glenn Greenwald for essays explaining the Brexit vote in the UK and election of Donald Trump in the USA as the consequence of decades of a neo-liberal assault on the living standards of working people (Greenwald); and expanding on the resurgence of socialism as an alternative to neo-liberalism, particularly for young people in the United States who were energized by the Sanders campaign of 2016. Chaired by Victor Navasky, the panel will include Sarah Leonard, Leo Panitch, and Suzi Weissman.
Reading List: 
The 2016 essays can be read at: www.daniel singer.org
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker First Name: 
Victor
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Last Name: 
Navasky
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Affiliation: 
Board Member, Daniel Singer Millennium Prize Foundation
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Biography: 
Victor S. Navasky has served as editor, publisher and now publisher emeritus of The Nation and presently at the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he directs the Delacorte Center of Magazines and chairs the Columbia Journalism Review. His books include Naming Names, which won a National Book Award, and most recently, The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power (Knopf, 2013). He is a founding board member of the Daniel Singer Millennium Prize Foundation.
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator First Name: 
Sarah
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Last Name: 
Leonard
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Affiliation: 
The Nation magazine
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Biography: 
Sarah Leonard is senior editor at The Nation and editor-at-large at Dissent. She is co-editor of The Future We Want: Radical Ideas for the New Century.
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator First Name: 
Dan
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Last Name: 
La Botz
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Affiliation: 
New Politics
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Biography: 
Dan La Botz is one of the co-editors of New Politics and the author of "What Went Wrong? The Nicaraguan Revolution: A Marxist Analysis."
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator First Name: 
Leo
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Last Name: 
Panitch
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Affiliation: 
York University, Toronto, Canada
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Biography: 
Leo Panitch is a Senior Scholar and Emeritus Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto, Canada. Editor of the annual Socialist Register for over three decades, including the 2017 volume on Rethinking Revolution. His most recent book (with Sam Gindin), The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy of American Empire,was awarded the Deutscher book prize in the UK and the Davidson book prize in Canada. Among his many other books are: Social Democracy and Industrial Militancy; Working Class Politics in Crisis; The End of Parliamentary Socialism: From New Left to New Labour; Renewing Socialism: Transforming Democracy, Strategy and Imagination; In and Out of Crisis: The Global Financial Meltdown and Left Alternatives.
Panel/Workshop Organizer First Name: 
Robert
Panel/Workshop Organizer Last Name: 
Capistrano
Panel/Workshop Organizer Affiliation: 
The Daniel Singer Millennium Prize Foundation
 

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