Socialism 2018

Socialism 2018:  A World to Win!

an International Educational Conference

When: May 11–12, 2018
Woodsworth Res., U of Toronto, 321 Bloor St. W. at St. George (in room 35, lower level)

co-sponsored by:
* Socialist Action / Ligue pour l’Action socialiste – Canadian state
* Socialist Action – USA
* the Socialist Unity League (Liga Unidad Socialista) – Mexico
* OKDE-Greece
* New Anti-Capitalist Party (NPA) – France.

Friday, May 11

7 p.m.: The New Rise of Revolution in Latin America

  • Juan Cruz Ferre, Left Voice and Socialist Workers’ Party (PTS), Argentina
  • Bob Lyons, Socialist Action/LAS, based in Costa Rica
  • Jaime Gonzalez, Socialist Unity League (LUS), Mexico
  • Nety Maroquin, Socialist Action, active in Toronto and Guatemala

Saturday, May 12

10 a.m.: A Redder Shade of Green

  • Ian Angus, Editor of Climate & Capitalism, author of Facing the Anthropocene
  • Robbie Mahood, Ligue pour l’Action socialiste, Montreal (15 min. commentary)

1 p.m.  “Me too” – a Socialist Feminist perspective on the Movement that is Shaking the World

  • Christine Marie, a leading member of Socialist Action, USA, based in Hartford
  • Fani Oikonomidou, leading member of OKDE, Fourth International section in Greece
  • Elisa Smith, inclusion advocate at the Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto

4 p.m.: Cannon’s Concept of the Revolutionary Party

  • Bruce Lesnick, Socialist Action USA, based in Seattle
  • Barry Weisleder, Federal Secretary, Socialist Action/LAS Canada

7 p.m.  Raise Wages, Defend Jobs, Fight for Justice

  • Mike Palecek, National President, Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  • Pam Frache, Provincial Coordinator of $15 and Fairness campaign
  • Christine Marie, Socialist Action USA
  • Julius Arscott, Exec Board Member, OPSEU, leading member of SA Canada
  • Chris Gosse, President, Int’l Longshoreman’s Union Local in St. John’s, NL

Saturday, 10 p.m. Social at a nearby pun
The Duke of York, 39 Prince Arthur Ave., one block north and east of Woodsworth Residence.

* $15 in advance for weekend
* $20 at door for the weekend
* $5 per session or PWYC.

Contact:   647 – 986–1917