Immanuel Ness is Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg. He is the author and editor of many books, including Southern Insurgency: The Coming of the Global Working Class (Pluto, 2015) and Urban Revolt: State Power and the Rise of People's Movements in the Global South (Haymarket, 2017).
These are the stories of the workers who undermine capitalism at its weakest point.
Pluto Press caught up with Immanuel Ness, to examine the present and future shape of global class struggles and discuss his book Southern Insurgency: The Coming of the Global Working Class.Watch Video
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