Video of Chad Montrie

Here is video of Chad Montrie’s talk with introduction by Doug. Chad is the author of A People’s History of Environmentalism in the United States.  Join us for our talks tomorrow with Anthony Arnove and Fred Magdoff.


Updated Schedule with new talks!

Here is an updated schedule of lectures. Notice  the new talks by Anthony Arnove, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz,  Elaine Bernard.

Friday, October 28 @ 5:00pm (RESCHEDULED, from October 26)
Chand Montrie (UMass Lowell) author of ”A People’s History of Environmentalism in the United States”

Saturday, October 29 @ 5:00pm (CHECK STATUS DUE TO WEATHER CONCERNS)
Fred Magdoff, author of “What every environmentalist needs to know about capitalism”

Sunday, October 30 @5:00 pm
Anthony Arnove, co-author with Howard Zinn of “Voices of a People’s History of the United States”

Thursday, November 3 @ 5:00pm
The Perils of American Democracy, The Institutional Basis Behind Our ‘Broken Politics’ with Professor Luis Jimenez

Friday, November 4 @1:30  Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz “The City on a Hill, Where it all Began”

Wednesday, November 9 @ 6:00pm
Professor Elaine Bernard , “From Heroes to Zeros – the war on public employees and their unions”

Saturday, November 12 @ 5:00pm
“Race and Occupy” with Noel Ignatiev

Thursday, November 17 Richard Wolf  @6:00pm  “Economic Crisis and System Change”

Friday, November 18 @ 5:00 pm
Paul Le Blanc

Tuesday, November 22 @5:00pm

Michael Denning, “Culture of Debt”

Tuesday, November 29 @5:00 pm
Bruno Bosteels “Actuality of Communism”

November 30 Norman Finkelstein

Three Exciting Talks this week

Please join us this week for three exciting talks:

Mon, Oct 24, 5:30 p.m. – Professor Tom Ferguson on “Money and Politics.” Tom Ferguson teaches Political Science at UMass Boston and received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. His books include Golden Rule and Right Turn. Most of his research focuses on how economics and politics affect institutions and vice versa. He is a longtime Contributing Editor to The Nation and writes frequently for the Huffington Post and other blogs.
Wed, Oct 26, 6:00 PM- Prof. Chad Montrie on “A People’s History of the Environmental Movement in the United States.”  Prof. Montrie teaches History at UMass Lowell. The talk will be based on his new book of the same title.
Thurs, Oct 27, 5:00 p.m. – Prof. Luis Jimenez on “The Perils of American Democracy: The Institutional Basis Behind our ‘Broken Politics’.” Prof. Jiminez teaches Political Science at UMass Boston.  He has also taught at Mt. Holyoke College, where he was a widely-acclaimed and very popular professor.  His work looks at the political impact that migrants have in their country of origin and the consequences of this for democracy.