Mobilizing and Organizing the Democratic forces in the Age of Trump: Nationalism, Fascism, Racism, and Elite Economic Plunder

Room: 
1.69
Timeslot: 
SATURDAY June 3rd Session 2: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
Abstract: 
With the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States, people across party affiliation, race, class, gender, ethnicity, religion, and geographic region has been mobilizing and organizing in their various communities to disrupt and defeat the right-wing nationalist, anti-people agenda of the regime. This panel will discuss the development of these movements and provide critical analyses on how they can be sustained in the long-run.
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker First Name: 
Immanuel
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Last Name: 
Ness
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Affiliation: 
Brooklyn College, CUNY
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Biography: 
Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. He is the author of Southern Insurgency: The Coming of the Global Working Class (2015)
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator First Name: 
Obasegun
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Last Name: 
Awolabi
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Affiliation: 
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Biography: 
Associate Professor of Political Science at Medgar Evers College, City University of New York. He is the author of A Political History of the Grenada Revolution. 1979-1983
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator First Name: 
Melanie
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Last Name: 
Bush
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Affiliation: 
Adelphi University
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Biography: 
Associate Professor of Sociology at Adelphi University. She is the author of (with Rod Bush) of Tensions in the American Dream: Rheteoric, Reverie, or Reality (2015).
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator First Name: 
Steven A.
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Last Name: 
Reich
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Affiliation: 
James Madison University
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Biography: 
Associate Professor of History at James Madison University. He is the author of A Working People: A History of African-American Workers Since Emancipation (2013)
Speaker 4/Fifth Facilitator First Name: 
Godfrey
Speaker 4/Fifth Facilitator Last Name: 
Vincent
Speaker 4/Fifth Facilitator Affiliation: 
Tuskegee University
Speaker 4/Fifth Facilitator Biography: 
Associate Professor of History and Interim Chair, Department of History and Political Science Tuskegee University. He is the co-editor of forth-coming Development with Liberation: The Revolutionary Visions of Walter Rodney and Patrice Lumumba.
Panel/Workshop Organizer First Name: 
Godfrey
Panel/Workshop Organizer Last Name: 
Vincent
Panel/Workshop Organizer Affiliation: 
Tuskegee University

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