Marxism 2021: Socialist Ideas for a World in Crisis, one day on-line conference.
Sunday June 13, 2021, 10am Pacific time, 1pm Eastern time.
Zoom Toronto , ON, 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