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|Socialism: What It Is And Why We Need It (SFSU)|
|Date||Wednesday September 02|
|Time||7:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
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San Francisco State University
Richard Oakes Room
Cesar Chavez Student Center
|Organizer/Author||International Socialist Organization at SFSU|
|sfsu [at] norcalsocialism.org|
The word "socialism" has returned to the mainstream of American political debate, but there are widespread misconceptions about what socialism is - and what it isn't.Added to the calendar on Thursday Aug 27th, 2009 10:26 PM
Republicans fret that the U.S. is fast becoming a socialist country - with government spending on bank bailouts and Barack Obama's proposed health care reform.
But the genuine tradition of "socialism from below" means something more than state intervention in the economy.
Socialism is really about the struggle to oppose discrimination in all its forms and to put the needs of working people before corporate profits.
Come to this meeting to discuss the idea of socialism - and socialist strategies for changing the world.