A Revolutionary University?

  • This is an opportunity to learn about and discuss some of the major questions that we are facing today.
  • There is no studying – just come learn, and ask questions and enjoy the excitement of exploring the world we live in and how we can change it.

Saturday, March 12th

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Syria and the Conflict in the Middle East

Prof. As’ad AbuKhalil, Professor of Political Science at CSU Stanislaus and author of Saudi Arabia and the U.S.

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Life of Victor Serge: Learning From the Past – Looking to Our Future. Victor Serge was a revolutionary socialist who fought Stalinism and Fascism, staying true to his socialist ideals.

Susan Weissman, Professor of Politics at St. Mary’s College is author of Victor Serge: The Course Is Set on Hope

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Capitalism – a System in Crisis

Robert Brenner, economist and Professor of History at UCLA and an editor of the socialist journal Against the Current, and New Left Review

Sunday, March 13th

10:00 am – 11:30 am

France – The Workers’ Movement Faced with the Growth of the Far Right

Toni Rouvel, an activist in the French Revolutionary group Fraction L’Etincelle

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Mexico: Drug Wars and State Terror

John Gibler, Mexico-based journalist and author of Tzompaxtle and To Die in Mexico

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Environmental Crisis and Other Challenges Confronting the Working Class

Speak Out Now

Followed by time to discuss and socialize – refreshments provided.

March 12th &13th

Niebyl Proctor Library

6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland

                                                   $3 Donation Requested