Marxism 2016: Ideas for real change

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 23:00 to Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 01:00

ALL SESSIONS ARE AT THE MULTIFAITH CENTRE AT UOFT | 569 SPADINA AVE

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FRIDAY, APRIL 22

7:00 pm
THE EASTER RISING of 1916 – 100 Years of Resistance - Sid Ryan, Carolyn Egan

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

10:00 a.m.
Racism, the security state and C-51 – Sophie Harkat, Azeezah Kanji, Crystal Sinclair, John Bell

11:30-12:45
Refugees, racism and resistance – Costas Pittas from Greece, Turkish socialist Ron Margulies, Kevin Brice-Lall
The Spanish Civil War – Chantal Sundaram
Disability rights & physician assisted dying – Melissa Graham, Maureen Aslin
Why is capitalism in crisis? – Bradley Hughes

1:00-2:00
How do we get ‘real change’? – Québec solidaire activist André Frappier, Cheri Dinovo MPP, Ritch Whyman

2:45-4:00
50 years since the Black Panther Party – Norman Otis Richmond, Ali Awali
What do we mean by socialism? – Brian Champ
Spirit of 46: The Stelco strike – Evan Johnston
Why is there endless war? – Sid Lacombe

4:15-5:30
Canada’s ruling class – David Fennario
Unions organizing in a time of precarity – Laura Kaminker, Peter Votsch, Pam Johnson
Colonialism, climate crisis and Indigenous resistance – Valerie Lannon, Myeengun Henry
Does capitalism need oppression? – Anton Cu Unjieng, Faline Bobier

7:00-9:00
CLIMATE JUSTICE NOW! – Myeengun Henry, Judy Rebick, Ken Smith, Jesse McLaren

 

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