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Episode 2.4 — Farrell Dobbs: Lessons from the Teamster Rebellions, Part 4
October 08, 2018

This is the last in a series of four lectures, presented by The Call, which we’re titling “Farrell Dobbs: Lessons from the Teamster Rebellions.” In this lecture, socialist labor organizer Farrell Dobbs describes the years of heightened labor...

Episode 2.3 — Farrell Dobbs: Lessons from the Teamster Rebellions, Part 3
October 08, 2018

This is the third in a series of four lectures, presented by The Call, which we’re titling “Farrell Dobbs: Lessons from the Teamster Rebellions.” The 1934 strikes established Teamsters Local 574 as one of the most effective and militant...

Episode 2.2 — Farrell Dobbs: Lessons from the Teamster Rebellions, Part 2
October 08, 2018

This is the second in a series of four lectures, presented by The Call, which we’re titling “Farrell Dobbs: Lessons from the Teamster Rebellions.” This lecture picks up where the first one left off, covering the 1934 general strike. Dobbs talks...

Episode 2.1 — Farrell Dobbs: Lessons from the Teamster Rebellions, Part 1
October 08, 2018

This is the first in a series of four lectures, presented by The Call, which we’re titling “Farrell Dobbs: Lessons from the Teamster Rebellions.” Farrell Dobbs was a leader in the legendary 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters strikes and in the Socialist...

Episode 1.3 — Vivek Chibber on Collective Action
October 08, 2018

This is the last in a series of three lectures, presented by The Call, on the fundamentals of Marxist politics by Vivek Chibber. In this concluding lecture, Chibber turns to a discussion of class struggle. Marx predicted that the working class would...

Episode 1.2 — Vivek Chibber on the State
October 08, 2018

This is the second in a series of three lectures, presented by The Call, on the fundamentals of Marxist politics by Vivek Chibber. In this lecture, Chibber discusses the state and its relationship to the capitalist class. In the liberal view, the...

Episode 1.1 — Vivek Chibber on Class
October 08, 2018

This is the first in a series of three lectures, presented by The Call, on the fundamentals of Marxist politics by Vivek Chibber. Chibber is a Professor of Sociology at NYU and Editor of Catalyst. In this opening lecture, first presented in 2008 at...