Frances Fox Piven
By Steve Ahlquist on February 19, 2016
Frances Fox Piven is a legend. Her work was instrumental in the creation of the welfare rights movement and the war on poverty. Last night, Piven gave a talk entitled “Strategic Voter Disenfranchisement: How Political Party Competition Shrinks the Electorate” at the RI Center for Justice
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By Steve Ahlquist on February 10, 2016
The conference “is meant to be for grassroots activists and young people just developing an interest in socialism, feminism and Marxism as well as people who have had the opportunity to study these traditions in a focused way through an educational institution,” say organizers.
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