Sarah Jaffe at The New School
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Join Nation Institute fellow Sarah Jaffe at The New School's Theresa Lang Community and Student Center Thursday, September 8th at 7pm in New York City. Jaffe will discuss her new title from Nation Books, Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt, with Laura Flanders, journalist, best-selling author and host of The Laura Flanders Show.

The US is witnessing a moment of unprecedented political engagement and social activism. Pundits who once fretted about Americans' apathy have, in the last few years, borne witness to uprisings and protests across the country: the growth of the Tea Party, the successful fight for a $15 minimum wage, #BlackLivesMatter, Occupy Wall Street, and the grassroots networks supporting presidential candidates like Bernie Sanders. In Necessary Trouble, Jaffe leads readers into the heart of these movements, explaining what has made ordinary Americans from Seattle to St. Louis to Atlanta become activists.

Click here to see video of Flanders interviewing Jaffe about new labor movements on her show in 2013. 

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Sponsored by Nation Books/The Nation Institute and The New School.


Start: September 8, 2016 at 7:00 PM0
End: September 8, 2016 at 8:30 PM1
Where: The New School Theresa Lang Community and Student Center
55 West 13th Street, Room I-202
New York, NY 10003