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April 2019

Panelist, Book Talk

To celebrate the release of journalist Eric Blanc’s new book about the Red State Rebellion! I am pleased to promote Blanc’s new book, and, the movement’s he’s chronicling day by day, month by month. Read More

AFPP Conference

Bittersweet might appropriately describe my attendance and talks at this year’s Alternative Future and Popular Protests conference, held for more than two decades in Manchester, England. Read More

University of IL Speech

I will be giving a public lecture hosted by a coalition of unions in the University of Illinois system. I am honored to spend some time sharing my thoughts about the present moment, and, how to hold the optimistic view while keeping a keen eye on the dangers all around. Read More

May 2019

Building High Participation

  • May 29
  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany

After spending much of February in Germany, I will return several times in 2019 to continue working with unionists from across Germany’s unions. Read More

June 2019

Labor Research Action Network, LRAN

  • June 13

Now that LeBron has left Cleveland, it’s finally safe for Raptors-are-my-favorite-eastern-conference-team-self to re-enter Ohio. OK, basketball aside, I am happy to be engaging with what is sure to be a smart, lively panel at the annual conference. Read More


  • June 17 - June 18

While this event isn’t public, it’s good for folks to know that I always prioritize work with our neighbors to the north. Read More

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