OISE, 252 Bloor Street West Map
Everyone is welcome. $4 Donation Requested
When: Friday, March 3, 7 p.m.
Where: OISE, 252 Bloor Street West, Room 5-280 (map)
1 hour 53 minutes
John Pilger’s film on the United States and China–both nuclear-armed and on the road to war.
Yasin Kaya, a leading member of Socialist Action and a political economist, will lead off the discussion.
Everyone welcome. $4 donation requested.
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The FI leadership replaced the strategic goal of building revolutionary parties with the building of “broad parties”. A century after the Russian Revolution, some ask: Is the principle “no revolution without a revolutionary party” outdated? We do not believe it is. Over the last few congresses, the FI leadership has been explicitly aiming at building “broad” parties, without clear programmatic and strategic boundaries. What are the results of this policy?
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Guest speaker, Michael Chessum from London, England opened the NDP Socialist Caucus / NDP Momentum Conference on 10 December 2016.
Michael’s presentation was on Jeremy Corbyn and the New Politics of the British Labour Party.
Michael is a member of the Momentum Steering Committee and has been a socialist activist in and around the Labour Party for a number of years. He was previously an organiser in the student and anti-austerity movements of 2010 and thereafter. He currently works as the national organiser for Another Europe is Possible, which was the radical Remain campaign in the EU referendum, and writes for the New Statesman, Guardian and other publications.
Michael’s presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxfnwywJHCY
The Q&A session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcMYezlXFxg
Jeff Mackler’s speech, and his answers to all questions posed, received a rousing response from the audience of about eighty people at the U of Toronto rally for the socialist candidate on October 21.
The video of the event can be seen below:
Part 1 (Introduction and Guest Speakers)
Part 2 (Jeff Mackler’s Speech)