Occupy, strike, resist. How do we beat the 1%?

Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 16:30

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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