[act-ma] June 27-30: Don't miss Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald at Socialism 2013!

Keith Rosenthal keithmr81 at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 3 12:09:17 PDT 2013


Local contact info: Email contact at bostonsocialism.org
 

Don't miss Jeremy Scahilland Glenn Greenwald at...
>A weekend of revolutionary politics, debate, and entertainment
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>JUNE 27 - JUNE 30
>CHICAGO, IL
>SocialismConference.org
>Register here! 
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>Jeremy Scahillis the writer and producer of the documentaryDirty Wars. Author of Dirty Wars: The world is a battlefield and New York Times bestseller Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army. Scahill has reported from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Nigeria, Yemen, the former Yugoslavia and elsewhere across the globe and he has won some of journalism's highest honors. 
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>Watch Scahill's analysis on Democracy Now! about the latest developments in U.S. imperialism here. 
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>Scahill will be speaking at Socialism 2013 on Dirty Wars: Inside America’s new covert wars
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>Glenn Greenwald is the journalist for the Guardian. Greenwald’s latest book With Liberty and Justice for Some is an indictment of America’s two-tiered system of justice. Greenwald was named by The Atlantic as one of the 25 most influential political commentators in the nation. He is the winner of the 2010 Online Journalism Association Award for  his investigative reporting about Bradley Manning.
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>Watch Greenwald speak on the Boston Marathon bombings and the problems of secrecy, US foreign policy, and general issues relating to US political and media culture by clicking here. 
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>Greenwald will be speaking at Socialism 2013 on Islamophobia and the "New Atheists"
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>More workshops on the U.S Imperialism, Islamaphobia, Palestine:
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>Obama's war on civil libertiesfeaturing Ali Al-Arian
>US Imperialism in the Middle East after the Arab Spring featuring Yusef K., Shaun Joseph, Wael Elasady
>What happened to the Egyptian Revolution?featuring Hani Shukrallah
>The new movement against Israeli apartheid featuring Shirien Damra, Ziad Abbas and Nolan Rampy
>The struggle for Palestine featuring Ali Abunimah Israel, Zionism, and imperialism featuring Deepa Kumar The real “Pirates of the Caribbean” featuring Dana Blanchard
>Mali and the new imperial scramble for Africa featuring Sarah Knopp
>The Marxist theory of imperialism and its critics featuring Lee Wengraf 
>U.S. imperialism’s “pivot to Asia” featuring Ashely Smith 
>The making of global capitalism featuring Sam Gindin
>Drones, special forces, and bases: Obama’s new imperial strategy featuring Khury Petersen-Smith
>Vietnam: Kill anything that moves featuring Nick Turse
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>More aboutSocialism2013:
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>Millions of people have come to the understanding that capitalism is no longer working. 
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>From extreme weather caused by climate change to the relentless drive to slash workers' living standards to the epidemic of police brutality, the signs of a society  in crisis are all around us. The question isn’t whether society has run  amok; the question is what to do about it.
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>The Socialism 2013 conference will bring together hundreds of activists from across  the U.S., and around the world, to tackle the many discussions and  debates that confront anyone interested in changing the world. How can  women’s liberation and LGBT equality be won? What will it take to win  real justice for immigrant workers? Can organized labor make a comeback? What lessons can be learned from the revolutions shaking the Middle  East? Why is Marxism relevant today?
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>Featured speakers include teachers on the front lines of the fight to defend public  education, anti-racist fighters against police brutality and the New Jim Crow, trade unionists, Marxist authors, radical historians, and much  more. Start making your plans to attend. 
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>REGISTER HERE! 
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>Visit WeAreMany.org to view and listen to all of the meetings from last year’s conference!
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>Socialism Conference 
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