Education for Activists Conference

3rd Annual Toronto Socialist Action Trotsky School
November 19-20, 2010 at OISE, U of Toronto, 252 Bloor St. W. in Room 2-212, just above the St. George Subway Station

Friday, November 19, 7 p.m.

James P. Cannon – Building the revolutionary party under North American conditions
Presentation by Adam Shils, a leading member of Socialist Action-USA, based in Chicago

Saturday, November 20, 10 a.m.

The relevance of the ideas of Leon Trotsky today What is the strategy for fundamental change?
Presentation by Barry Weisleder, federal secretary, Socialist Action / Ligue pour l’Action socialiste

12 noon Lunch break and screening of film “Trotsky and Mexico: Two Revolutions of the Twentieth Century

1 p.m. Marxism versus Anarchism
A debate with Adam Shils, Chicago Socialist Action, and on the other side, Mick Sweetman, a member of the anarchist group Common Cause.

4 p.m. What it means to be a Revolutionary Today
Presentation by Julius Arscott, Executive member,
Toronto Socialist Action

6 p.m. Social event at a nearby pub

Conference Registration: $10 for the weekend, $4 per session (or pay what you can). For more info e-mail: or call: 416 – 535-8779