Public Meetings

Marxism 2021: Socialist Ideas for a World in Crisis

Sunday June 13, 2021, 10am Pacific time, 1pm Eastern time.

On Zoom.

Jointly hosted by  Marx21 US and IS Canada


1:00 – 2:00 ET (10am – 11am PT)

Opening Meeting: Socialist Ideas for a World in Crisis 

Speaker: Alex Callinicos, author of The Revolutionary Ideas of Karl Marx and past editor of the International Socialism Journal.

2:00 – 3:15 ET (11am – 12:15pm PT)

What would a real green economy look like? (Aliya Hirji, Fridays for Future; Thomas Hummel, DSA; Brian Champ, IS Toronto)

A rebel’s guide to Marx (Clare Lemlich, Marx 21)

The fight against racism and the far-right (Virginia Rodino, United Against Hate, & APALA; Christine Beckerman, TEAM (Toronto East Anti-Hate Mobilization), & IS Canada)

3:30 – 4:45 ET (12:30 – 1:45 PT)

Indigenous sovereignty & climate justice (Parry Mudhar, Michelle Robidoux)

Police & the capitalist state (Merv King)

How workers power can change the world (Liz Medina, Exec Vermont State Labor Council, AFL-CIO; Ritch Whyman, Justice for Janitors, SEIU Local 2 Toronto; Saru Jayaraman, labor lawyer and author, activist w Restaurant Opportunities Center, Berkeley)

4:45 – 5:30 ET (1:45 – 2:30 PT)

Closing Rally: A world to win (Carolyn Egan, Steel Workers, & IS Canada; Xolisiwe Ndlovu, IS Canada; Victor Hernandez, Immigrant Rights Coalition, Los Angeles, & Marx21)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Dates: Sunday, June 13, 2021 – 10am – 2:30pm Pacific Time / 1 – 5:30pm Eastern
Organized by: International Socialists Canada and Marx21US