Ideas to Change the World - political conference
Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 12:00pm


Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
252 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON
43° 40' 4.4004" N, 79° 23' 54.1392" W

We are living in an age of capitalist crisis. Politicians, bankers and bosses are slashing jobs, cutting wages and trying to make workers and the poor bail them. However, we are also living in an age of revolution. From the ongoing Egyptian Revolution to the Idle No More movement in Canada, people are fighting back and searching for new ideas.

What will it take to stop climate change and the destruction of our planet? How do we battle the sexism and transphobia that surrounds us? What are the alternatives to this rotten system? 

Join the discussion on what it will take to fight and win in a world in crisis and revolt. We all have questions, together we have answers. 

11:30am – registration/snacks

12:00pm – Opening Meeting – What’s wrong with Capitalism? What are the alternatives?

1:00pm – Workshops 1
Room 1: Marxism & the fight against gender oppression
Room 2: Socialists, elections & the NDP

2:15pm – Break

2:30pm – Workshops 2 Room 1: What would it take to shut down the Tar Sands?
Room 2: What makes Canada an imperialist country?

3:45pm – Break

4:00pm – Closing meeting – Ideas to action: how do we organize to change the world?


Organized by the UofT and York International Socialists