What does it mean to be a revolutionary today?

Sunday, August 29, 2010 - 14:00 to 20:30

At the beginning of the 21st century humanity faces poverty, war and environmental destruction. We have to seize the opportunity to put an end to the barbarity of capitalism and fight to create a different kind of society.

There has rarely been a better or a more necessary time to show that another world is possible; that revolutionary change can produce something dramatically different than the war, racism and environmental de...gradation that surround us.

But what is the way forward? How do we fight to win a better world? What does it mean to be a revolutionary?

Join us at this one-day conference to discuss and debate these issues and more.

10:00 - registration

10:30 - Opening plenary: Capitalist crisis and the relevance of Marxism

11:30 - break

11:45- 1:00pm - Workshop session 1:

- room 1 - The Working Class as the Key to Change

- room 2 - Strategy and tactics in building a movement

- room 3 - Which way forward? Reform or revolution

1:00pm - lunch break (lunch available on site)

1:30 - 2:45 pm - Workshop session 2:

- room 1 - Oppression and exploitation

- room 2 - System change not climate change: revolutionaries and the environment

- room 3 - The struggle for national liberation

3:00 - 4:30pm - Closing plenary: Being a revolutionary today

Suggested donation $5 to $10. Lunch $5.

Organized by the U of T International Socialists

To register:


Bahen Centre, U of T Campus
40 St George Street
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 34.6716" N, 79° 23' 48.6528" W
Ontario CA

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