Author Seminar | Red State Revolt: The Teachers' Strike Wave and Working Class Politics

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:30pm
Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall | UMass Amherst

Eric Blanc is the author of the book Red State Revolt: The Teachers' Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics. He is a former high school teacher and currently a doctoral student at NYU Sociology. He has appeared on Democracy Now and writes for The Nation and The Guardian. During the Los Angeles, West Virginia, Arizona, Denver and Oakland public education strikes, Blanc has been Jacobin magazine's on-the-ground correspondent.