Robert Pollin is Professor of Economics and founding Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
New Party builder
New Party News Fall 1994 listed over 100 New Party activists-"some of the community leaders, organizers, retirees,, scholars, artists, parents, students, doctors, writers and other activists who are building the NP" the list included Bob Pollin,UC- Riverside.
Campaign for America's Future
Feb. 2009 EFCA statement
On February 24, 2009 Richard B. Freeman, Frank Levy and Lawrence Mishel, issued an Economic Policy Institute Employee Free Choice Act Statement on the Economic Policy Institute website, calling for the passage of the pro labor union Employee Free Choice Act.
Statement endorsers included Robert Pollin, University of Massachusetts .
"Real World Labor"
"Meltdown and Recovery in Detroit: The Economic Collapse and a People's Plan for Recovery"
On May 23, 2009, together with The Nation magazine and other organizations, the Institute for Policy Studies helped convene a panel discussion on the effects of the economic crisis in Detroit. "Meltdown and Recovery in Detroit: The Economic Collapse and a People's Plan for Recovery" was an historic gathering of local Detroit activists and national progressive leaders, all offering their perspectives on what caused the economic crisis, how it was affecting Detroit, and what changes need to be made to recover from it.
Moderated by John Nichols and with Congressman John Conyers as keynote speaker, the panel featured Barbara Ehrenreich, Robert Pollin, Grace Lee Boggs, JoAnn Watson, Elena Herrada, and Dianne Feeley.
National Jobs For All Coalition
In 2010, Robert Pollin, Co-Dir., Political Economy Research Ctr. & Prof. of Economics, UMASS/Amherst, was listed as serving on the advisory board of the Democratic Socialists of America dominated National Jobs For All Coalition.
The Kopkind Colony Program Advisory Committee, as of 2015; The Kopkind Colony Honorary Board, as of 2015; Angela Ards, Fred Azcarate, Jennifer Berkshire, Pamela Bridgewater, Francis Calpotura, Margaret Cerullo, Tim Costello, Kim Diehl, Heidi Dorow, Scott Douglas, Theo Emery, Laura Flanders, Ku‘umeaaloha Gomes, Joe Grabarz, Jennifer Gordon, Pronita Gupta, Muna Hamzeh, Amber Hollibaugh, Mary Howell, Janine Jackson, Si Kahn, Robin D. G. Kelley, KipuKai Kuali‘i, Brad Lander, Eric Mann, Nikki Morse, Scot Nakagawa, Debbie Nathan, Amy Newell, Rev. James Orange, Robert Pollin, Verandah Porche, Luis Rodriguez, Deb Schwartz, Barbara Smith, Makani Themba-Nixon, Jerry Tucker
- CAF Co-Founders
- EPI Noted economists: The Employee Free Choice Act is needed to restore balance in the labor market, Richard B. Freeman Frank Levy Lawrence Mishel, February 24, 2009
- TYR, Sep. 2009
- Youtube, Meltdown and Recovery in Detroit Institute for Policy Studies , Uploaded on Jul 31, 2009
- National Jobs For All Coalition: Who We Are (accessed on Nov. 16, 2010)
- Kopkind board, 2015
- Kopkind board, 2015