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Socialism In The Air: Revolt Against Politics As Usual

  • PSU - Smith Student Union Building 1825 Southwest Broadway Portland, OR, 97201 United States (map)

One Day Conference of Socialist Politics, Debate, and Education

At Portland State University Parkway North in Smith Student Union Building

The popularity of Bernie Sanders’ campaign is evidence of widespread anger toward the deep inequality and oppression in our society. Many people are seeking out an alternative to capitalism and are for the first time embracing socialism. This conference will bring students and workers to discuss and debate strategies for building a socialist movement and a better world.

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==============Conference Schedule==================
10am-- Conference registration (w/coffee & bagels)

10:30--Conference introduction

11 am---Session 1: What is Socialism and is it Possible here?---
Speaker: Paul D’amato Author of the Meaning of Marxism

1pm----Session 2: Black Liberation and the Fight for Socialism---
Speaker: Ragina Johnson - Contributor to Socialist Worker, International Socialist Review

2:30 pm------Session 3: The Democrats- Party of the 1%----------
Danny Katch- Author Of Socialism…Seriously

4pm-------------------Evening Panel----------------------------------------
Socialism in the Air- Getting from a Moment to a Movement
Speaker: Jen Roesch Contributor to The Indypendent, CounterPunch and others. 
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Hosted by PSU International Socialist Organization
www.Portlandsocialists.org
Co-sponsored by the PSU Speakers Board