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Revolutionary University
Date Friday October 13
Time 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis Street, Berkeley California (Near Ashby BART)
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorSpeak Out Now!
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Revolutionary University
October 13-15, 2017
South Berkeley Senior Center
2939 Ellis St, Berkeley

Friday 10/13
6:30pm-9:00pm Whose Streets?
A showing of the documentary film capturing the movement in Ferguson, Missouri in response to police repression and how the experience transformed the activists involved in the movement (103 min). Followed by a discussion.

Saturday 10/14
10:30am-12:30pm A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things
Raj Patel, author and Research Professor at the University of Texas at Austin will discuss his new book (coauthored with Jason W. Moore).

1:30pm-3:00pm The Environmental Crisis: Where It Comes From. How We Can Get Beyond It
Carol Dansereau, an environmental activist, attorney and author based in Seattle

3:30pm-5:00pm What is Neoliberalism? The Transformation of US Politics and the Opening to the Left
Robert Brenner, Professor of History at UCLA and an editor of the socialist journals Catalyst, Against the Current, and New Left Review

6:30pm-8:30pm The 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution – When the Russian Working Class Opened the Possibilities For Humanity
Suzi Weissman, Professor of Politics at St. Mary’s College, author and co-producer of the upcoming film about Leon Trotsky, “Trotsky – The Most Dangerous Man In the World.”

Sunday 10/15
10:30am-12:00pm Presentation and Discussion TBA – check our website for updates

1:00pm-3:00pm France: In The Streets, Workplaces, Universities, Schools & Hospitals… Everybody Hates Macron
Michelle Verdier, an activist in the French Trotskyist group Fraction L’Etincelle
The Myth Of The Social Democratic State and The Reality of Life in Germany Today
Paula Anders, German activist in the Revolutionär Sozialistische Organisation

3:30pm-5:00pm Short Term Mobilizing or Organizing For Real Social Change ?
Revolutionary Workers Group (Speak Out Now) activists. Followed by discussion and time to socialize – refreshments provided.

Donation: $5 (No one turned away for lack of funds)
PM Press will have a book table throughout the event

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