Toward a Workers' Economy
In this presentation, Marco Gómez Gómez will speak on The Workers´ Economy in the Age of Global Capitalism which will address capital concentration, global value-chains, and the global polity as the contemporary setting for a Workers´ Economy. Maria Lucero Jiménez Guzmán will talk about The Crisis of Gender Relations and the Incorporation of Gender in Workers' Struggles. She will report on some of the latest Latin American studies on gender relations as well as recent research on recovered enterprises in Argentina.
Profs Marco Gómez Gómez and Maria Lucero Jiménez Guzmán were part of the organizing team for the 2nd North American and Caribbean Regional Encounter “The Workers' Economy” that was held in Mexico City in November 2016. This gathering built on the experiences of five previous international gatherings of The Workers’ Economy in Buenos Aires (2007, 2009); Mexico City (2011); João Pessoa, Brazil (2013), and Venezuela (2015); and the regional gatherings in Europe, in the Fralib worker-recuperated factory in Marseille (2014); in South America, in the Textiles Pigüe worker-recuperated factory in Argentina (2014); and in North America at the Universidad Obrera de Ciudad de México, (2014). Additional encounters in 2016 included the 2nd Euromediterranean Workers Economy Meeting in
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