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|Speak Out Now – Revolutionary University|
|Date||Monday February 16|
|Time||12:30 PM - 4:30 PM|
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|Niebyl Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (Walking distance from Ashby BART)|
Revolutionary University – Tools for Changing Society
We all know that we face huge problems in our personal lives, on the job and in the world around us. These problems are bigger than any one of us. But together we can and must find solutions.
Join us for three days of presentations and discussion of some of the challenges we face today. Come to all of the sessions or choose the ones that interest you.
Saturday, February 14
10:30am-1:00pm: The State of America's Unions - Marriage, Family and Relationships Today – the effects of the economy and politics on our lives. Dr. Harriet Fraad is a mental health counselor and therapist in NYC
2:30pm-5:00pm: From France to Greece – Who will decide the Future of Europe? - Raphaël Preston – activist in the French Revolutionary Group “L'Etincelle” (The Spark)
6:30pm-9:00pm: The Basic Economics of Capitalism as a System – Why reforming a system based on exploitation will not bring about the changes we need.
Sunday, February 15
10:30am-1:00pm: Imagining the Alternatives – Science Fiction, Socialism and the Future – Science fiction writers Terry Bisson, Nick Mamatas and Lisa Goldstein
2:30pm-5:00pm: Taking to the Streets in Hong Kong – Behind the “Umbrella Revolution”- Skype with Au Loong Yu, revolutionary activist and editor of China Labor Net
6:30pm-9:00pm: Mexico: Disappeared Students and the Current Political Situation - Anabel Hernández and Steve Fisher - Investigative journalists, currently fellows at the Investigative Reporting Program - UC Berkeley
Monday, February 16
12:30pm-3:30pm: Racial Oppression and Class Exploitation – What Strategies for Liberation Today? Gerald Smith – longtime activist in the black and working class movements.
3:30pm-4:00pm: Break – coffee and tea will be provided.
4:00pm-6:30pm: Our Role In Transforming The World – Speak Out Now, followed by time to talk and socialize – Drinks and snacks provided.
Location: Niebyl Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (Walking distance from Ashby BART)
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