[act-ma] 4/19 Alternatives to Capitalism w/ David Schweickart & Gar Alperovitz

David Knuttunen webmaster at dsaboston.org
Sat Apr 7 08:26:10 PDT 2007

MIT Young Democratic Socialists Forum

Towards a Post-Capitalist World: 
An Evening with Authors Gar Alperovitz and David Schweickart
Thursday, April 19, 7:00 pm
Room 4-149, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

moderated by
Democratic Socialists of America National Steering Committee Chair
Joe Schwartz, (Prof. of Political Science, Temple University*) 
* Organizational affiliation given for identification, only.

Is there a better way to organize society than the predator/prey system of
capitalism?  Is there a way to achieve socialism without creating a
totalitarian society? Or, is it true, as British Prime Minister Margaret
Thatcher said, that "There is No Alternative"?  Professors Gar Alperovitz
and David Schweickart have both outlined their visions for a post-capitalist
world in their books, America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our
Liberty, and Our Democracy and After Capitalism.  Join us for a lively
discussion about what a post-capitalist world will really look like. 

Directions: From the main MIT entrance on Mass Ave (#1 Dudley Sq/Harvard Sq
bus), enter under the dome.  Walk straight ahead down the long corridor on
the first floor, past courtyard, and take a right into Building 4.  Room
4-149 is on your left.  There will be signs to help.

Young Democratic Socialists is the Youth Section of Democratic Socialists of

For more information, including speaker bios and more detailed directions,
go to http://dsaboston.org/calendar.htm#0419 or email Jon Santiago
(countsa at mit.edu).

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