NPEC Presents: Imperialism: the US and Mexico
Start: 2023-09-30 14:00:00 UTC Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)
End: 2023-09-30 15:30:00 UTC Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)
A link to attend this virtual event will be emailed upon RSVP
Bill Gallegos: I am a longtime activist in the farm workers' union movement, campaigns to build Chican@ political power in the electoral arena, and efforts to ensure that the expanding clean energy infrastructure is prioritized for low-income rural and urban communities. I am the author of 'Reflections on the Green Economy,' 'The Struggle for Chicago Liberation,' 'The Sunbelt Strategy and Chicano Liberation,' and 'The Struggle for Language Equality is a Struggle for Democracy,' as well as a poetry series.
Luisa Martinez: I have thirteen years of community organizing experience, including two terms on the Portland DSA Steering Committee. I am a formerly undocumented Latin American immigrant and full-time union organizer. I have organized around homeless rights, immigrant justice, anti-war, workers’ rights, and international solidarity with the global south.
Vamsi Vakulabharanam: I am Co-Director of the Asian Political Economy Program and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I have written on Imperialism in the South Asian Region, globalization and agrarian change, inequalities in China and India, and urban political economy in India. I am the author of 'South Asian Economies in Two Imperialist Regimes Between 1950 and 2020' published in The Oxford Handbook of Economic Imperialism (Oxford University Press).