[act-ma] GET ON THE BUS! Join the NE Caravan to Socialism 2010!
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Wed May 5 18:10:35 PDT 2010
Changing the World
Revolutionary politics, debate and
June 17-20, Chicago
BUS FARE:Regular fare: $130
Solidarity fare: $150 and up
Bus leaves on Wednesday, June 16
from BOSTON: 8pm, Stonybrook
(on MBTA orange line - parking available -
from AMHERST, MA: 10pm
back in Mass. on Monday morning, June 21
information or to buy a bus ticket,
or email contact at bostonsocialism.org
June 17-20, 2010 at the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago. (Map)
With the economy in shambles and with wars and
occupations continuing, the challenge to change these conditions
confronts us all. More than a year ago, millions placed their hopes in
Barack Obama and the Democrats to solve these problems. But after months
of broken promises and concessions to conservatives, jobs are scarce,
the banks are unregulated, and full equality for LGBT people remains
Socialism 2010—to be held in both Chicago and San
Francisco—will provide an unparalleled opportunity for new and veteran
activists and scholars to explore questions about how we got into this
mess and how we can get out of it.
Last year, more than 1,800
people turned out to explore the history of struggles of ordinary
people, to learn about radical figures who led social movements and to
debate theoretical questions that can help us change the world.
us for more than 100 talks on issues such as: What is the Real Marxist
Tradition?, Race in the Obama Era, Capitalism, Climate Change, and the
Future of Humanity, Abortion and Women’s Liberation, and Building a New
Left in the Obama Era.
Don’t miss the chance to meet, talk and
socialize with hundreds of others like you who want to build an
alternative to a system of greed, racism, war and oppression.
ACHCAR, author, The Arabs and the Holocaust; TARIQ ALI,
writer, filmmaker and an editor of New Left Review; ANTHONY ARNOVE,
co-producer with the late Howard Zinn of “The People Speak”; PAUL
D’AMATO, author, The Meaning of Marxism; MIKE DAVIS,
historian and socialist activist whose books include In Praise of
Barbarians; SAM FARBER, author, The Origins of the Cuban
Revolution Reconsidered; JOEL GEIER, associate editor,
International Socialist Review; ANAND GOPAL, Kabul correspondent
for the Christian Science Monitor; JAMES GREEN, author, Death in
the Haymarket; BRIAN JONES, actor and activist in New York City,
and a frequent guest on GRITtv; SONALI KOLHATKAR, host,
"Uprising", KPFK-FM, Los Angeles; PAUL LEBLANC, activist and
author, whose books include Lenin and the Revolutionary Party; ALAN
MAASS, editor, Socialist Worker; MARLENE MARTIN, Campaign to
End the Death Penalty; JOHN RIDDELL, co-editor, Socialist Voice
(Canada); HEATHER ROGERS, journalist and filmmaker and author of
Green Gone Wrong; JEREMY SCAHILL, contributor to The Nation and
author, Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary
Army; LILIANA SEGURA, AlterNet staff writer on civil rights and
liberties; JEFFREY ST. CLAIR and JOSHUA FRANK, authors,
Greenscare: The New War on Environmentalism; LANCE SELFA, author,
The Democrats: A Critical History; AHMED SHAWKI, editor,
International Socialist Review; SHARON SMITH, author of
Subterranean Fire and Women and Socialism; LEE SUSTAR, labor
editor, Socialist Worker; SHERRY WOLF, Sherry Wolf, interim
governing board, Equality Across America, and author of Sexuality and
Socialism; KEEANGAYAMAHTTA TAYLOR, editorial board of
International Socialist Review and frequent contributor on race and
class; DAVE ZIRIN, sportswriter and author, A People’s History of
Sports in the United States; SOCIALISTS from France, Greece,
Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Britain and many more!
you’ll find at Socialism 2010: More than 100 meetings, a bookfair,
films, entertainment, and parties.
Boston mobilization information
(including reserving a seat on our chartered bus to Chicago), email
contact at bostonsocialism.org or call 617-648-0561.
Check out http://www.socialismconference.org
to register and for more information about schedule, housing, and
Download the flyer
or the full
brochure with list of workshops for Socialism 2010.
get more of a taste of what you'll find at this conference, check out
these mp3 recordings of all of the talks from the Socialism 2009
2010 Sponsored by: Center
for Economic Research and Social Change (publisher of International Socialist
Review and Haymarket
Cosponsored by: The International Socialist
Organization (publisher of Socialist Worker and Obrero
Socialista). For more information, email info at socialismconference.org
or call (773) 583-7884.
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