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Saturday, September 3 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Building Debtor Power in the Age of Finance

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As wealth continues to concentrate at the top, people are increasingly forced into debt to make ends meet. What could a debtors movement achieve in our financialized economy? This session will consider recent economic trends, examine different forms of household debt and their interrelation, and explore how indebtedness creates the conditions for new forms of political organization.


René Christian Moya

René Christian Moya is an organizer with the Debt Collective and the Los Angeles Tenants Union. He is the former campaign director for the Proposition 21 campaign — a ballot initiative in 2020 to strengthen rent control in California — and has worked extensively on tenant rights... Read More →
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Lindsey Muniak

Lindsey Muniak is an organizer with the Debt Collective, where her work focuses on medical debt and the financialization of health care. She lives in Baltimore and co-chairs End Medical Debt Maryland, a statewide coalition of labor unions and community groups fighting predatory medical... Read More →
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Ami Schneider

Ami Schneider is a student debt striker and member of the Debt Collective. She lives in the Chicago area and recently helped lead her workplace in their unionization drive. She is now a part of the contract negotiating committee. She also organizes with The Schaumburg Area Progre... Read More →


Saturday September 3, 2022 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
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