The current economic crisis raises two questions. What went wrong? What can be done about it? There is a facile answer to the first question. Capitalism is crisis prone.
A recent conference gathered socialists from Asia-Pacific countries and Latin America to talk about how to fight for socialism in the 21st century.
Alert! Radio from Canadian Dimension
Alert! #123 - Interviews with Chris Webb, Sam Gindon and Ian Angus.
The guys in the towers can weather almost any degree of common sense with a mixture of denial, mild reform and, above all, patience. They have no fear of being tried for "economic crimes."
May 22, 2009 to May 24, 2009
252 Bloor Street West at St. George Subway StationToronto
Canada43° 40' 3.3132" N, 79° 23' 57.9156" W
Socialism 2009 Global Economic Crisis and the Socialist Alternative
This Saturday, March 28, a symposium organized by Emeritus Professor Hari Sharma examines the efforts to build socialism in China in the last century.
The impulse to resist unbridled capitalism -- with its resulting extreme inequality and economic domination by the rich -- is basic and has persisted throughout the centuries.
The auto sector and US banking sector are going down and could take the rest of us with them. Only a bold vision will pull us out of the nosedive.
There are too many people who are absurdly, stupidly rich. There is an easy, non-violent solution: Move some of their excess wealth to the people in the middle, since it all came from there anyway.
Feb 24, 2009
Bulman Centre, University of Winnipeg
515 Portage AvenueWinnipeg , MB
Canada49° 53' 24.3888" N, 97° 9' 12.0888" W
Is there an alternative to capitalism? - An open discussion.