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The Dreyfus Affair
Date Sunday March 29
Time 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location Details
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland
(just North of Alcatraz Ave.)
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorGene Ruyle
Emailcuyleruyle [at] mac.com
Phone510-428-1578
AddressOakland
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library

The Dreyfus Affair

In a scandal hat divided France from 1894 to 1906, Captain Alfred Dreyfus was convicted of treason based on falsified evidence and blatant anti-Semitism and spent five years on Devil’s Island before being completely exonerated. Elazar Friedman, a member of ICSS, will discuss this case and its continuing significance, including: 1.) A synopsis of the case and frame up of Dreyfus, 2.) The role of antisemitism in the army, society at large , 3.) The direct linkage to the League of Human rights on the one hand and to Accion Francaise and the Vichy regime. 4.) How the Dreyfus Affair split French Society and set the intelligentsia at each others throats. 5.) The role of Emil Zola and other important Dramatis Persona and conspiratorial aspects of the case. 6.) The role of the left and the workers movement. Rosa Luxembourg essay on Dreyfus and the need for the left to intervene.

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)

Seating is limited, so plan to come early. We start promptly.
FREE - but hat will be passed for donations to NPML

About Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library
A weekly discussion series inspired by our respect for the work of Karl Marx and our belief that his work will remain as important for the class struggles of the future as they have been for the past.

For info or to subscribe to our weekly announcements,
Call Gene Ruyle at 510-428-1578 or email: cuyleruyle [at] mac.com
For our full schedule, go to icssmarx.org
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