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|Democratic Socialism: An Impossible Dream?|
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|Date||Sunday March 31|
|Time||10:30 AM - 12:30 PM|
|Organizer/Author||Eugene E Ruyle|
|cuyleruyle [at] mac.com|
|NPML, 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)|
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library
Democratic Socialism: An Impossible Dream?
Is industrial civilization compatible with economic democracy, or is democratic socialism impossible in a globalized industrial society? This presentation will examine the powerful material conditions that have frustrated every effort to replace capitalism with genuine democratic socialism. Hopefully, this will become the starting point for a discussion about what kinds of energy sources and technologies are most conducive to democratic control. Strongly suggested background reading:
Craig Collins, Ph.D. is the author of Toxic Loopholes (Cambridge University Press), which examines America’s dysfunctional system of environmental protection. He teaches political science and environmental law at California State University East Bay and was a founding member of the Green Party of California. His forthcoming books: Marx & Mother Nature and Rising From the Ruins: Catabolic Capitalism & Green Resistance reformulate Marx’s theory of history & social change and examine the emerging struggle to replace catabolic capitalism with a thriving, just, ecologically resilient society.
Sun, Mar 31, 2019 – 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
Labor donated by ICSS volunteers
Added to the calendar on Saturday Mar 30th, 2019 12:03 PM