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  • Women's Liberation and the Russian Revolution March 21, 2017
    Women's Liberation and the Russian Revolution Women The Women’s March on January 21, 2017, was the largest single day of protest in US history. 100 years ago on International Women’s Day, mass protests of women workers sparked the 1917 Russian Revolution that brought down a brutal authoritarian regime and, for a brief period, established the […]
    jkurinsky
  • What Do Socialists Say About the State? January 2, 2017
    What Do Socialists Say About the State? Lucy Herschel Socialism 2016 Socialism & Marxism Socialism has often been associated with state control of the economy. Marx and Engels, however, identified the state with the control of one class over another, and argued that under a classless society, the state would wither away. This discussion will […]
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  • The Anatomy of Marx's Capital January 2, 2017
    The Anatomy of Marx's Capital Daniella Maher Socialism 2016 Socialism & Marxism This talk will explore the fundamental components of Marx's Capital.
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  • The Hidden History of the Iranian Revolution January 2, 2017
    The Hidden History of the Iranian Revolution Behzad Raghian Socialism 2016 History The Iranian Revolution of 1979 continues to have profound effects for the people of Iran and the broader region in particular. Much has been written on the topic but mostly from an historical perspective: e.g. names, dates, events, etc. read more
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  • Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht January 2, 2017
    Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht Axel Fair-Schulz William Pelz Socialism 2016 Socialism & Marxism
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  • Capitalism, Class, and the Tech Economy January 2, 2017
    Capitalism, Class, and the Tech Economy Sid Patel Socialism 2016 Economics The tech economy is heralded as a disruptive break from the old ways of doing things, a new field where fortunes can be made overnight by innovative entrepreneurs. This talk will analyze the role of the tech economy in capitalism and the position of […]
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  • People Before Profit: The Fight Against Austerity in Ireland January 2, 2017
    People Before Profit The Fight Against Austerity in Ireland Gerry Carroll Socialism 2016 International
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  • The Darker the Night, the Brighter the Star: Trotsky's Struggle Against Stalinism December 20, 2016
    The Darker the Night, the Brighter the Star Trotsky's Struggle Against Stalinism Paul Le Blanc Tom Twiss Socialism 2016 Socialism & Marxism Leon Trotsky was an organizer of the Russian Revolution and a major opponent of its bureaucratic degeneration into the anti-democratic regime identified with Joseph Stalin. Trotsky's revolutionary Marxist analyses help us understand the […]
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  • Labor in the Digital Age: How New is the New Capitalism? December 20, 2016
    Labor in the Digital Age How New is the New Capitalism? Mukund Rathi Socialism 2016 Economics For every well-paid tech worker, there are countless workers who are intensely exploited, surveilled, and even enslaved. The digital age has proven to be no utopia. However, the Verizon strike and other struggles have shown the continuing power of […]
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  • How Could This Monster Win December 13, 2016
    How Could This Monster Win Joel Geier 2016 Northwest Marxism Day School U.S. Politics
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  • Reaction, Reform, and Revolution December 13, 2016
    Reaction, Reform, and Revolution Meredith McIntyre 2016 Northwest Marxism Day School Socialism & Marxism
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  • Understanding Trump's Election December 13, 2016
    Understanding Trump's Election Wael Elasady 2016 Northwest Marxism Day School U.S. Politics
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  • Why the Working Class Can Change the World December 13, 2016
    Why the Working Class Can Change the World Elizabeth Schulte 2016 Northwest Marxism Day School Socialism & Marxism
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  • Syria Panel: 2016 NSJP Conference December 13, 2016
    Syria Panel 2016 NSJP Conference Wael Elasady Ashley Smith International Since the start of the Syrian uprising six years ago, the Palestine solidarity movement has struggled with deep divides and confusion over how to take a clear stance on Syria. In the past few weeks the arguments within our movement have boiled over, forcing many […]
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  • 1934 in Minneapolis, Toledo, and San Francisco:: The Strikes That Paved the Way December 7, 2016
    1934 in Minneapolis, Toledo, and San Francisco: The Strikes That Paved the Way Ken Love David Russitano Chris Morrill Socialism 2016 Labor & Unions
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  • The Social Crisis of the American City December 7, 2016
    The Social Crisis of the American City Kristen Sheets Elizabeth Lalasz Keegan O'Brien Socialism 2016 U.S. Politics
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  • The Dimensions of hegemony: Language, culture and politics in revolutionary Russia December 4, 2016
    The Dimensions of hegemony Language, culture and politics in revolutionary Russia Peter Thomas Craig Brandist Brendan McGeever Örsan Senalp Historical Materialism 2016 (London) Socialism & Marxism
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  • Towards a Definition of Social Reproduction Theory December 4, 2016
    Towards a Definition of Social Reproduction Theory Ashok Kumar Tithi Bhattacharya Susan Ferguson David McNally Historical Materialism 2016 (London) Women Chair: Ashok Kumar Tithi Bhattacharya – The Ontology of Labour Power: Producing and Social Reproducing Capital Susan Ferguson – The Child, the Market, and Capitalism: a Social Reproduction Perspective on Children’s Subjectivities David McNally – […]
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  • From KXL to DAPL: The Fight for Indigenous Rights October 31, 2016
    From KXL to DAPL The Fight for Indigenous Rights Brian Ward Environment Today we are witness to a historic Indigenous resistance at Standing Rock in North Dakota. Thousands of people, representing over 200 Indigenous nations, along with supporters, have arrived at the Sacred Stone Spiritual Camp to stand up against the building of the Dakota […]
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  • The Return of World Economic Crisis October 10, 2016
    The Return of World Economic Crisis Lee Sustar Socialism 2016 Economics
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We are the Burlington, VT branch of the International Socialist Organization. We meet most Thursday nights. See our calendar for specifics or contact vermontiso@gmail.com or 802-490-3875.