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Socialism 101 Day School - May 21 - Twin Cities

Twin Cities Socialism 101 Day School, May 2017

Cosponsored by ISO Twin Cities and the Twin Cities Jacobin Club Sunday, May 21, 2-5pm Merriam Park Library (1831 Marshall Ave, St Paul, MN 55104) RSVP on Facebook

Join us for an afternoon of discussion and debate!

Sessions will include: Capitalism: How it works, How it doesn't How do we win: Socialism From Below

Capitalism is killing the planet. With destruction of the biosphere approaching an irreversible tipping point, business continues to undermine real environmental reform. Anything that restricts profits is steamrolled. Instead of a restructured economy based on alternative energy sources, capitalism is pushing for a continued reliance on the fossil fuels. Why? Because it’s cheaper in the short-term. And under capitalism, nothing matters except the short-term.Read more

A Reader’s Guide to Socialism in the United States

Picture of Eugene Debs

Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is helping to revive the ideas of socialism in the United States. In fact, there is a rich history of working class, radical, and socialist struggle in this country that most of us never get to hear about. The last time an open socialist ran for President of the United States and got a mass audience was in 1920 when Eugene Debs ran from prison and got a million votes.Read more