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Contemporary Russia and the Struggle to Build Communism
Date Sunday June 10
Time 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location Details
NPML
6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorEugene E Ruyle
Emailcuyleruyle [at] mac.com
Phone510-332-3865
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library

Contemporary Russia and the Struggle to Build Communism

Russia in the 20th century was the site of enormous upheavals the Bolshevik Revolution, the massive industrialization, the Great Patriotic War, the Cold War, the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the Yeltsin era. The Putin presidency (2000-present) poses particularly difficult political and theoretical problems for imperialists and Marxists alike. to review imperialism’s (U.S.) incessant lying attacks on ex-USSR/Putin, see this source;
https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/06/understanding-russia-un-demonizing-putin
For 30 years Sharon Tennison, with high marks for her work in particular by some Left-ists, talked to Soviets/Russians and U.S. Americans to try to bring them together, to prevent mutual atomic bombing. Her work took a surprising turn, one that needs examination by us. Her report is The Power of Impossible Ideas: Ordinary Citizens' Extraordinary Efforts to Avert International Crises.
Two ICSS members will examine these factors from a Marxist perspective. Presentations by ICSS members Richard Fallenbaum, a retired tech worker, and Norma Harrison, a woman, mother, public school teacher, wife, electronics journey-one, Realtor.

Sun, June 10, 2018 – 10:30am-12:30pm
6501 Telegraph Ave, 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 510-332-3865 or email: cuyleruyle [at] mac.com
For our full schedule, go to icssmarx.org
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