Online Townhall: Sat. May 30, 4pm (PDT), 7pm (EDT)

May 16, 2020

Opening the Economy? Their Plans and Ours The rush to open the economy has nothing to do with providing us with any real hope for our future. It is all about the profits of the banks and corporations. We won’t

[VIDEO] Capitalism is the Problem

April 4, 2020

We live in a time of extreme contradictions. On the one hand, our civilization has eliminated smallpox, brought us cell phones, robotics, and space travel

COVID-19: A Capitalist Pandemic

April 4, 2020

The Trump administration’s criminal failure to act and to coordinate a response to the coronavirus pandemic has created a healthcare disaster. Early on, when information was coming from China, Trump said that the virus was not a threat and it

Online Townhall: Sat. March 28 4pm (PDT) 7pm (EDT)

March 23, 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic Their System Can’t Protect Us The coronavirus (COVID-19) has already led to a global catastrophe with 353,692 infected and 15,430 dead (3/23/2020), with the rest of the world’s population still threatened with infection. The response of most

Kamran Nayeri: The Crisis of Civilization and How to Resolve It

November 6, 2018

Revolutionary University October 2018 An Introduction to Ecocentric Socialism The world is in the midst of profound social and planetary crises, which threaten humanity and much of life on Earth: Catastrophic climate change, the Sixth Extinction, and nuclear holocaust. Why

Capitalism is the Problem

June 14, 2018

We live in a time of extreme contradictions. On the one hand, our civilization has eliminated smallpox, brought us cell phones, robotics, and space travel, and boasts immense resources and wealth. On the other hand, we face the worst crises

Updates from Germany and France (Revolutionary University 2017)

October 31, 2017

Revolutionary University October 2017 France: In The Streets, Workplaces, Universities, Schools & Hospitals… Everybody Hates Macron Michelle Verdier, an activist in the French Trotskyist group Fraction L’Etincelle The Myth Of The Social Democratic State and The Reality of Life in

Carol Dansereau: A Socialist Perspective on the Environment

October 25, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Why are we losing our fight for the Earth? And what will it take to win? To answer these urgent questions, we must understand what’s blocking our way forward: an economic system based on exploitation of

Joel Beinin: Workers and the Uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt

October 25, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Joel Beinin, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History at Stanford University and author of the recent book “Workers and Thieves” will discuss the struggles of the working classes and unemployed in Egypt and

Our Role In Transforming The World (audio)

October 22, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Activists in Speak Out Now present a revolutionary socialist perspective on the challenges and choices we all confront today.

The Future is Socialism

August 20, 2016

The functioning of capitalism, its ceaseless quest for ever-greater profit, the engine of the entire global economy, is at the center of every major problem human society faces today: from wars and violence and ecological decay to economic crises and

Dr. Susan Weissman: The Life of Victor Serge

March 13, 2016

Revolutionary University, March 2016 Dr. Susan Weissman is Professor of Politics at St. Mary’s College and author of Victor Serge: The Course is Set on Hope. Victor Serge was a revolutionary socialist who fought Stalinism and Fascism, staying true to his

What Could Education Be Like?

October 1, 2013

What would education look like if it was designed to give human beings the possibility to develop all of their talents to the fullest? Growing up, children want to be astronauts, teachers, doctors, musicians, and just about everything else they