Saturday, April 1, 2017 7:00 p.m. Verso Books, 20 Jay Street, Suite 1010 Brooklyn, NY In light of the protests against Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley in California, and against Charles Murray at Middlebury College in Vermont, and the responses from across the broad left, the discussion will take up how we successfully build a movement to combat the insidious and bigoted … [Read more...] about Socialism Series: Free Speech and Fighting the Right
Saturday, April 1st 9am-11am Margaret Sanger Center 26 Bleecker St Anti-abortion zealots are descending on clinics across the country in observance of the "40 Days for Life" campaign. Under cover of these "peaceful vigils," protestors are pushing the same inherently violent anti-choice agenda. There is nothing "peaceful" about forced gestation and birth. Join NYC for Abortion … [Read more...] about NYC4Abortion Rights: Pro-Choice Counter Protest
Friday, March 31 6:30pm 77-02 37th Avenue Jackson Heights, NY 11372 Texto en Español Abajo Speakers (list in formation) Gladys Coloma, Outreach Organizer, Make the Road New York Farzana Linda, Community Organizer, Chhaya CDC Ariela Rothstein, NYC public school teacher, founding member TeachDream Sofia Arias, activist, International Socialist Organization Organized by P.S. 69 … [Read more...] about No Ban! No Deportations! How do we defend against the attack on imigrants?
Wednesday, March 30 8:15 PM NYU, Global Center Room 365 Last Friday, eugenicist bigot Charles Murray came to speak at NYU. Other hate-preachers like Gavin McInnes have also appeared on campus. Inviting bigots to come and share their opinions merely provides them a platform from which to spew hate. But how should student activists respond? Calling for their censorship using … [Read more...] about Free Speech On Campus: Protecting Our Right to Protest
Monday, March 27 7 PM - 8 PM Verso Books 20 Jay St, Suite 1010, Brooklyn, New York 11201 In March Jacobin Magazine and Verso Books will be hosting four events/classes, on a different question posed in the book: the ABCs of Socialism. This week's topic Isn't American already kind of socialist? with Chris Maisano Chris Maisano is a contributing editor at Jacobin and a union … [Read more...] about ABCs of Socialism: Isn't American already kind of socialist?
Originally published in the Columbia Spectator by members of the ISO Columbia. For information about the ISO's plans to challenge Murray click here. Charles Murray's ideas should be challenged, not accepted On Thursday, March 23, the Columbia University College Republicans and the Columbia Political Union are hosting the widely discredited right-wing ideologue Charles Murray … [Read more...] about Columbia Statement: Charles Murray's ideas should be challenged, not accepted
Free Speech, Racism, and Our Right to Protest: Opposing Charles Murray & Challenging the Right on Campus Thursday, March 23 8:00pm Columbia University, 116th and Broadway Hamilton Hall, Room 309 Join the Barnard/Columbia branch of the International Socialist Organization for our weekly branch meeting, this week discussing why white supremacist Charles Murray should be … [Read more...] about Free Speech, Racism, and Our Right to Protest
Wednesday, Mar 22 8:00pm Columbia University 116th and Broadway Hamilton Hall, Room 717 Join our friends in Students Organize for Syria for a discussion between Wael Elasady, Loubna Mrie, and Nidal Bitari as they speak about the intersectionality between the struggle of the Syrian people and that of the Palestinian people and the importance of solidarity in self-determination … [Read more...] about From Syria to Palestine: A Panel on Solidarity
Monday, March 20 7 PM - 8 PM Verso Books 20 Jay St, Suite 1010, Brooklyn, New York 11201 In March Jacobin Magazine and Verso Books will be hosting four events/classes, on a different question posed in the book: the ABCs of Socialism. This week's topic Is socialism just a Western, eurocentric concept? with Nivedita Majumdar Nivedita Majumdar is an associate professor of … [Read more...] about ABCs of Socialism: Is socialism just a Western, eurocentric concept?
Sunday, March 19 5:00pm 40-12 82nd St, Elmhurst, NY 11373, United States Build the Left to fight the Right! Join the Socialists! Donald Trump wasted no time unleashing a barrage of attacks against some of the most marginalized and oppressed groups of people in this country. However, the resistance, catalyzed by the historic women's marches around the world, is proof that … [Read more...] about Meet the Queens ISO