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Free Speech: Then and Now
Date Sunday July 13
Time 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Niebyl-Proctor Library
6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz), Oakland
come up the back stairs
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorRon Kelch
On the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement with its roots in the Mississippi Freedom Summer, we will discuss the need for the Hegelian-Marxian dialectic of freedom in real time engagment with on-going struggles. One special focus is the current free speech movement of California prisoners whose power of ideas, as part of their wide spread hunger strikes, is so scaring the prison establishment that they want to ban all communication "oppositional to authority."

See Raya Dunayevskaya’s The Free Speech Movement of 50 years ago in the July-August 2014 News & Letters (http://www.newsandletters.org)
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