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Apr 25: Capitalism is Criminal, Socialism Conf. in Chicago

Socialism Conference

Capitalism is Criminal!

Sat., April 25: 11am - 5pm
Centro Autonomo
3460 W. Lawrence -
Click here for directions
Registration starts at 10am
$10 - $20 Registration Fee
No one turned away for lack of funds

To register for the conference online click here
You can also register by phone at 773-920-7590 or at the conference

Guest Speakers, Workshops, Discussion
Hosted by the Party for Socialism and Liberation

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April 25 Socialism Conference Program

10 - 11 am: Registration

11 am: Opening Plenary
Capitalism is Criminal: We Need Revolutionary Change
Fighting for jobs, education, health care, equal rights …

Marquis Belton, Kent State Anti-war Committee, founding member
Jinnette Caceres, United Federation of Teachers, NYC *
Ricardo Caceres, Republic Windows and Doors worker
Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition

1:15 pm: Lunch
Lunch will be provided for conference attendees

2 - 3:10 pm: Major Panel 1
Latin America: Revolution, Socialism and the Struggle Against U.S. Dominance
Venezuela, Bolivia, Cuba …

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza, Cónsul General de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela en Chicago
Heather Benno, Immigrant Rights Attorney
Stefanie Fisher, PSL Chicago

3:15 - 4:25 pm: Major Panel 2
The Struggle Against U.S. Imperialism During the Obama Administration
Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, Iran …

Suzanne Saba, PSL Chicago; Palestinian Activist
Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition

4:30 pm: Closing Plenary
Is Socialism Possible in the U.S.?
If we struggle, we can win: the multi-national working class, the unions & the battles ahead

Amanda Todd, American Postal Workers, Local 712, Sioux Falls, SD *
Sean Pavey, Harold Washington College student
John Beacham, Coordinator of ANSWER Chicago

*Unions listed for identification purposes only



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