A one-day political conference
Register online: http://bit.ly/Feb4conf
With every passing day, the capitalist system spins deeper into crisis. Politicians, bankers and bosses are trying to force us to pay for their mess - by slashing our jobs, pensions and wages. But across the globe, people are fighting back. The Arab Spring has inspired resistance all over the world, general strikes have rocked Europe, and the call to #Occupy and resist was taken up in over 1,700 cities world-wide. Millions of people are beginning to question the logic of the capitalist system.
Join us for this one-day conference as we discuss the next steps of the movement and the best ways to challenge capitalism.
11:30 am to 12:00 pm: Registration and snacks
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Opening meeting
Room 1: Occupy, strike, resist: How do we beat the 1%?
1:00 pm to 1:15 pm: Break
1:15 pm to 2:30 pm: Workshops
Room 1: Capitalist crisis: What’s behind the Great Recession?
Room 2: Student power: How can students change the world?
Room 3: 'Humanitarian intervention' vs. national liberation: How do we help oppressed nations?
2:30 pm to 2:45 pm: Break
2:45 pm to 4:00 pm: Workshops
Room 1: Climate chaos: How do stop capitalism from killing the planet?
Room 2: Crisis and resistance: Fighting racism by any means necessary
Room 3: From strikes to revolutions: How can workers change the world?
4:00 pm to 4:15 pm: Break
4:15 pm to 5:30pm: Closing meeting
Room 1: Building an effective movement: The role of revolutionary organization
For a list of suggested readings, please visit http://bit.ly/Feb4read.
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