Capitalism, Socialism & the Pandemic

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 1:00pm
Leo Panitch

Leo Panitch is Emeritus Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto and co-editor of the Socialist Register whose annual volumes he has edited for past 35 years. His latest books are Searching for Socialism; The Project of the Labour New Left from Benn to Corbyn with Colin Leys (Verso); and the expanded and updated American edition of The Socialist Challenge Today: Syriza, Sanders, Corbyn with Sam Gindin and Steve Maher (Haymarket). His book The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy of American Empire, also with Sam Gindin, was awarded the Deutscher book prize in the UK and the Davidson book prize in Canada. His other books include: In and Out of Crisis: The Global Financial Meltdown and Left Alternatives; American Empire and the Political Economy of Global Finance; Renewing Socialism: Transforming Democracy, Strategy and Imagination; From Consent to Coercion: The Assault on Trade Union Freedoms; The End of Parliamentary Socialism; Working Class Politics in Crisis; Social Democracy and Industrial Militancy.