Many commentators in the US and the UK have attributed support for Donald Trump and Brexit to yearning for a return to an idealized past. In this week’s Working Class Perspective, Tim Strangleman defends nostalgia, arguing that it can be both a rational and progressive force in society. Here then is the point about nostalgia. It seems to […]
The Kalmanovitz Initiative convenes and supports activists, advocates, and academics in line with our mission of advancing workers’ rights and economic justice.
The Kalmanovitz Initiative draws upon the resources of a great university to educate and engage a new generation of leaders dedicated to a just, democratic, and inclusive economy.
Drawing on Georgetown’s distinctive identity as an arena of policy formulation and debate, the Kalmanovitz Initiative fosters approaches aimed at creating equitable, sustainable, and empowering workplace relations in a fast-changing economy.
One of the greatest parts about attending Georgetown University is the abundance of undergraduate courses that engage social justice, including labor and worker rights! To make course selection easier, we’ve compiled a list of such classes here. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or suggestions. African-American Studies Representations of Love and Marriage in African American Literature and Culture […]
The KI was lucky to have eight excellent students undergoing our Research in Action Internship for the Fall 2016 Semester! Lilah Burke worked on Bill Fletcher, Jr.‘s radio program, Kory Stuer and Yanely Perez served In the Public Interest, Marcela Barrientos and Pam Escalante were placed with the National Employment Law Project, Kenyon Smutherman provided research support to the Fair Trade Music DC project, Chris Wager conducted […]