[act-ma] Save the Date! SOCIALISM 2012 Conference | June 28 - July 1, Chicago, IL

Keith Rosenthal keithmr81 at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 12 16:01:41 PDT 2012

We will be organizing transportation and housing for people traveling from the Boston area. Details forthcoming. For more information, email contact at bostonsocialism.organd check for updates at www.bostonsocialism.org.

Save the date!
Educate | Agitate | Occupy
June 28th - July 1st, 2012
Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center - Chicago O’Hare
“A GLOBAL rebellion of the oppressed against the oppressor, the exploited against the exploiter.” That’s how the African American revolutionary Malcolm X characterized the international scene shortly before he was assassinated in 1965—but the description is even more apt for today.
After years of devastation in the clutches of the Great Recession, masses of people are discovering their own power to change the world. The Arab Spring has given birth to a global movement of Occupiers and revived the politics of class struggle and revolution for the 21st century. Instead of the cutbacks, unemployment and repression that our rulers offer us, solidarity in struggle shows that “another world is possible.”
Each year, the Socialism conference brings together over 1,500 scholars and activists from around the country to learn OUR history of class struggle and debate strategies for building a better world. Don’t miss this chance to meet hundreds of others like you; committed fighters against a system of greed, racism, war, and oppression.
For more information about the Socialism 2012 conference, email info at socialismconference.org, and someone will get back to you.
Speakers include: Ali Abunimah, Arun Gupta, Ahmed Shawki, BOOTS RILEY, China Miéville, Lance Selfa, Ian Angus, Jen Roesch, Martha Biondi, Sharon Smith, Dan Georgakas, Marvin Surkin, Dave Zirin, Paul D’Amato, Michael Schwartz, Marlene Martin, Rick Wolff, Nicole Colson, Sam Farber, Lee Sustar, Neil Davidson, David McNally, Charlie Post, Eric Ruder, Glenn Greenwald, Alan Maass, Michael Ratner, Liliana Segura, Beryl Satter, Keeanga Yamahtta-Taylor …and many more
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