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6:30 pm

Metoo Taking a stand against womens oppression

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5
UNC Asheville, 1 University Hts
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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A new resistance is growing. Ever since the serial abuser Donald Trump assumed the presidency, millions of women and survivors of sexual violence have taken to the streets and lifted their voices in defiance of the status quo. In just over a year, popular consciousness has been transformed, and hundreds of powerful men have been ... Read more

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Reading Group: Women, Race, and Class by Angela Davis

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Brooklyn Free School, 372 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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MeToo: Taking a Stand against Sexism

March 7 @ 7:00 pm UTC-5

Since serial abuser Donald Trump assumed the presidency, millions of survivors of sexual violence have taken to the streets and lifted their voices in defiance of the status quo. Popular consciousness has been transformed and hundreds of powerful men have been struck down from Hollywood to Washington. There is hope again that sexism and misogyny ... Read more

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Education & Capitalism

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7
UNT- Language Building, 1401 W Hickory St
Denton, TX 76201 United States
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UNT LANG316! Join the Denton branch of the International Socialist Organization for our bi-weekly educational meeting over the struggle between education and capitalism. We have seen this struggle recently in several locations, such as West Virginia, Chicago, New York. Thousands of students, professors, and staff are walking out over violence, school closures, and attempts to ... Read more

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West Virginia Teachers Point the Way: Labor after Janus

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-6

In the face of the anti-union court case Janus V. AFSCME, public sector unions in the entire United States are facing a massive challenge. Unions representing public employees will see their budgets collapse and their influence wane. Workers will face cuts to their pay, benefits and bargaining power. This step backward points to the need ... Read more

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The New Movement Against Gun Violence

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-6
Schmidt Academic Center (SAC), 2320 N. Kenmore Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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**Located in SAC 270** Another school shooting. Another killer with white supremacist motives. The NRA rejoices as gun sales go up. But high school students nationwide are building resistance from tragedy. Join the Depaul Socialists for a panel discussion of the new movement against gun violence, featuring: - Natalia Segura Hincapié, CPS teacher - Student ... Read more

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A Discussion of “From #Blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation”

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5

"Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor's searching examination of the social, political, and economic dimensions of the prevailing racial order offers important context for understanding the necessity of the emerging movement for Black liberation." Michelle Alexander- author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Join Prison Resistance Project and UMD Socialists for a discussion ... Read more

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West Virginia Teachers Strike

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-6

Student Center East Room 603 More than 30,000 stunned West Virginia politicians and employers by launching a state-wide strike on February 22 in a fight against a miserable pay increase and a freeze on scheduled improvements to health insurance benefits. After union leaders negotiated a deal with the governor to end the strike, the state's ... Read more

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