Chicago meeting: Fighting Trump and his fascist allies in practice and theory

WHEN: Monday, May 7, 2018, 6:30 PM
WHERE: News and Letters Library, 228 S. Wabash, Room 230, Chicago

News and Letters Committees invites you to a meeting on:

Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2018-2019

Fighting Trump and his fascist allies in practice and theory

Demonstration in Sacramento, Calif., against the police murder of Stephon Clark on April 5, 2018. Protestors vowed to “Be in the street until charges [against the police who murdered Clark] are filed.” Photo: Black Lives Matter Sacramento.

“To Donald Trump—the billionaire con man for whom all the world is the stage of a reality show—war, like a $30 million military parade, is a spectacle. It is about the assertion of his own power, with no concern for the possibility of millions of deaths…

“His ascent is not an aberration but the index of the nature of U.S. capitalist imperialism, which will be cold comfort if he launches one or more catastrophic wars…

“While the Democratic Party would have us believe that they are ‘the resistance,’ they represent the system…We must turn to the true opposition to Trumpism: mass revolt…”

(To see the entire Draft Perspectives go to: https://newsandletters.org/PDF-ARCHIVE/2018/2018-05-06.pdf)

Contents:

I. Donald Trump’s war show
II. Spreading revolt opens new doors
III. The reality and the myth of contemporary capitalism
IV. Marx, Lenin, Marxist-Humanism, and the philosophy of revolution in permanence
V. Organizational Tasks

312-431-8242 / arise@newsandletters.org / www.newsandletters.org

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