NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.69
Timeslot: 
Session 3: Saturday, June 2nd: 2:00 - 3:50pm
Event Organizer: 
Description: 
This workshop will start with the history and origins of the US Empire from the second world war, until present. It will study all aspects of the world capitalist empire: economics, military, etc. and the ways to resist it. Also it will discuss the features and characteristics of the contemporary state of the empire by examining the world system of capitalism that imposes its hegemony by waging overt and covert wars in the five continents. Review the history and function and damages that the US Imperialism has caused around the world. Alternative models to counter capitalism will be discussed: Socialism, Libertarian Socialism, Anarchism, etc. The study will also predict the future of the empire and its decline.

Participants

Economics Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Director, Center for Modern Marxist Studies, Faculty of Philosophy; Visiting Professor Cambridge & Peking Universities; Editor-in-chief of “Alternatives” and “Questions of Political Economy”; Editorial Board “World Review of Political... Read more
Economics Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Director, Center for Modern Marxist Studies, Faculty of Philosophy; Visiting Professor Cambridge & Peking Universities; Editor-in-chief of “Alternatives” and “Questions of Political Economy”; Editorial Board “World Review of Political... Read more
Co-chair, International Committee, Green Party US. Vice-President, Federation on the Green Parties of the Americas. Member, Coordinating Body, Maryland United for Peace and Justice.
Dr. Anthony Gronowicz is Associate Editor of the Journal of Labor and Society. His BA is from Columbia University in European history and his history PhD is from the University of Pennsylvania. He authored Race and Class Politics in New York City Before the Civil War (1998), and edited Villard’s... Read more
Political researcher.
Dr. David Schwartzman, running for DC Council At-Large as a candidate of the DC Statehood Green Party (affiliate of the national GP), as an ecosocialist; Professor Emeritus, Howard University (biogeochemist, environmental scientist); Website with his older son Peter Schwartzman: www.solarUtopia.org... Read more