On Friday, March 3, Socialist Action launched a new weekly series of Rebel Films in Toronto with the screening, at OISE U of Toronto, of The Coming War on China, John Pilger’s film on the United States and China–both nuclear-armed and on the road to war.
The screening drew more than 50 people, most of whom stayed for the discussion led off by Yasin Kaya, a leading member of Socialist Action and a political economist. Participants engaged in a lively discussion on issues such the nature of the Chinese state and its place in the world order, the imperialist aggression of the US, and threat of nuclear war.
In addition to announcements of many upcoming events, including the rally and march for International Women’s Day in Toronto on March 11, a leader of the striking food service workers at York U addressed the gathering. Anthony Seet of UNITE HERE invited everyone to a mass picket to be held outside York’s Glendon campus, at Bayview and Lawrence, on Sunday, March 5 at 10 a.m.
The Rebel Films series continues next Friday, March 11 with Ukrainian Agony, a documentary by Mark Bartalmai, who had access to many critical moments in the civil war. Konstantin Goulich, a long time observer of political events in Russia, Ukraine and the former Soviet Union, will lead off the discussion.
OISE, 252 Bloor Street West Map
Everyone is welcome. $4 Donation Requested
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The Coming War on China
Socialist Action Presents: Rebel Film Series
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.
Video of the Socialist Action Rebel Film discussion on The Condo Game. Guest speaker, Geordie Dent, exec director of the Federation of Metro Tenants Associations does a superb job explaining the economics behind the crisis in housing.
Geordie Dent on The Condo Game – CBC Doc Zone