This course examines issues of environmental quality and social justice. It takes the premise that all people have a right to live in a clean environment.
Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the most comprehensive climate deal in the history of the planet on Thursday.
It’s hard to imagine a system more driven by privilege than the fraught application process to elite colleges.
Bill Morneau is the second most important character in the federal government, in a party that has positioned itself as a beacon of progressive values, led by the self-identified feminist Justin Trudeau.
White nationalism has structural roots in the emergence and historical development of racial capitalism as a world system.
A short animated walk through of the link between capitalism and racism.
While attention on the policing system and reimagined visions of public safety are necessary endeavors, Black liberation requires that we examine the larger systems that require and benefit from police violence.
Veteran labor activist Bill Fletcher, Jr. discusses capitalism’s roots in the slave trade and colonialism, the Black contribution to Marxism, and the need to organize.
An introduction into the various ways in which race and capitalism, our dominant economic system, have shaped the history of American cities.
Historians’ recent investigations of the centrality of racialized chattel slavery to the origins of capitalism — along with activists’ efforts to expose the ongoing legacy of New World slavery — inspire a broad reconsideration of the connections between capitalism, race, and coerced labor across time and around the world. This course ranges across different disciplines and regions to survey how race and capitalism have been — and continue to be — conjoined both theoretically and empirically. This is a collaborative course offering from the Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies, co-designed and co-taught by Julia Ott, Mia White, Alana Lentin, Kris Manjapra, Fred Cooper, Janet Roitman, Darrick Hamilton, Terry Williams, Nathan Connolly, Shirley Thompson, Ujju Aggarwal, Natasha Iskander, and Nicholas Fiori. View Syllabus