Chicago meetings: What is Socialism in 2018-2019?

Selected Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
starting Wednesday, October 31, 6:30 PM
at the News and Letters Library, 228 S. Wabash Ave., Room 230, Chicago, Illinois


News and Letters Committees invites you to a series of four discussions on:

What is Socialism in 2018-2019?

What is the relationship between what Karl Marx worked out in Capital to what Bernie Sanders calls socialism?

Can socialism be a viable alternative to capitalism?

Does socialism, which historically has been interpreted to be about labor, speak to Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, immigrants’ rights, LGBTQI, disabled and other non-labor oriented struggles?


Participate in four discussions:

1. Wednesday, October 31: What is Socialism in 2018-2019–led by Gerry Emmett, “World in View” columnist and author of “On its 150th anniversary, let’s talk about Marx’s Capital

2. Wednesday, November 14: Socialism, Labor, and the Black Dimension–led by Bob McGuire, Labor Page editor and author of “Chicago hotel workers on strike” and “Workers’ revolts threaten Xi Jinping”

3. Wednesday, December 5: Socialism and Ecology–led by Franklin Dmitryev, author of “Masses vs. capitalism: Climate chaos hangs in the balance”

4. Wednesday, December 12: Socialism and Women’s Liberation–led by Terry Moon, author of “Women take the lead against world retrogression” and “Woman as Reason” columnist


All meetings will begin at 6:30 PM and be held at
the News and Letters Library
228 S. Wabash Ave., Room 230, Chicago, Illinois

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

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