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Activist conference June 13-16

Over 100 meetings, debates and entertainment with hundreds of political activists -Chicago, June 13-16
**A weekend of political discussion, debate and entertainment**

SOCIALISM 2002:
Another World Is Possible, Fight for Socialism

*Chicago, June 13-16, Congress Plaza Hotel*
www.socialism2002.org

WHAT you can find at Socialism 2002:

Over 100 different meetings on topics ranging from the
Origins of Class Society to Hollywood Goes to War and
the struggle for Palestine. Workshops and discussions
on organizing for global justice and building
solidarity at work. A book fair with hundreds of
titles from progressive and socialist publishers.
Information on local struggles, grassroots
organizations and international solidarity campaigns.
Films, poetry readings, music, plays and other
entertainment,

Some of the FEATURED SESSIONS and speakers:

The Struggle for Palestine * panel discussion with
RANIA MASRI *Iraq Action Center* NASEER ARURI *Editor,
Palestinian Refugees: The Right of Return* RIMA
ANABTAWI *coordinator of Al-Awda, the Right of Return
Coalition* AHMED SHAWKI *Editor, International
Socialist Review*

BUSH'S WAR AT HOME * panel discussion

Can Straight White Men Fight Oppression? * with SHERRY WOLF

Capitalism and the Environment * with JOHN BELLEMY FOSTER

The Politics of Hip Hop * with BRENDEN SEXTON

CLASS STRUGGLE IN LATIN AMERICA * with activists and
socialists from the United States and South America

The United Auto Workers Union * with BILLY ROBINSON and LEE SUSTAR

The Argentinazo * with VICTOR RAGONESE

The McDonaldization of Culture * with ELIZABETH SHULTE

Why the Working Class Can Change Society * with SHARON SMITH

What do Socialists Say About Patriotism? * with BRIAN JONES

South Africa After Apartheid * with PATRICK BOND

War and the Politics of Pacifism * with PAUL D'AMATO

Is a Revolution Possible? * with AHMED SHAWKI

Labor Organizing in the US South * with KEN RILEY and WAYNE HAIBACH

Why We Need a Revolutionary Party * with JOEL GEIER

Opposing Israel's Apartheid * with SNEHAL SHINGAVI
*student leader with Students for Justice in
Palestine-Berkeley*

Do Workers in the Global North Exploit Workers in the
Global South? * with KATHERINE DWYER

European Social Democracy and American Imperialism *
with LEO PANITCH

And dozens more workshops and discussion on:

Anarchism and the Spanish Civil War... Incarceration
Nation: America's Prisons... How do we Win Women's
Liberation?...Where does Racism come from?...Gandhi,
King and the politics of Nonviolence...Consensus and
Affinity Groups: Are they an effective way to organize
a movement? ...The Geopolitics of Oil: The New "Great
Game"...Are Communists Godless?...Is Cuba a Model for
Socialism?...Class Struggle in the Arab World...The
Black Panther Party for Self Defense...Are People too
Selfish to Win Socialism...and more

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT
http:///www.socialism2002.org
AND REGISTER ONLINE.

Registration is $75 but some need-based scholarships
are available. Call 773-583-8665 for information.

Sponsored by the International Socialist Organization,
publisher of the weekly Socialist Worker newspaper
available through your local ISO branch and online at
www.socialistworker.org *** and the Center for
Economic Research and Social Change, publisher of the
International Socialist Review.
 
 

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