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Saturday, April 18 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Strikes! From the Civil War to the Amazon Warehouse

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Our power comes from the work we do — and our occasional refusal to do it. We need to bring back the strike. But that’s a thing far more easily said than done.

Strikes are sexy again, so how do we encourage more workers to join a strike? What can we learn from history, the law, and current field reports? With Instacart and Amazon worker strikes popping up everywhere, what meaningful things can we do to show solidarity?


Dania Rajendra

Dania Rajendra directs the coalition Athena, dedicated to delivering democracy by removing Amazon as an impediment to a democracy that finally represents us all and an economy that benefits all of us who aren't Jeff Bezos. She fits a writing life in where she can. A poet and essayist, Dania’s writing showcases and fosters... Read More →

Saturday April 18, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm EDT