Friday, December 9
7:30 PM to 12 AM
20 Jay St, Suite 1010
Brooklyn, New York 11201
ISO Holiday Party Fundraiser
• $20 all-you-can drink; or individual drinks or donation
• Drinks, music, dancing, conversation
• Eyewitness from Standing Rock and other solidarity greetings
• Haymarket Books holiday book sale with all your gift-buying needs
2016 has been a rollercoaster of a year! From millions supporting an open socialist Presidential candidate to the election of billionaire bigot Donald Trump. Trump’s victory has already given confidence to the right-wing and he is building an administration that will target all the oppressed while attacking working class living standards and rights.
But the end of 2016 has also seen tens of thousands come out to the streets in protest – showing that this bigotry will not be unopposed. And 2016 is the year in which the Standing Rock Sioux have stood up to the combined forces of the oil companies and the state to protect their sovereign land rights and our water. They have inspired solidarity around the country and internationally – with thousands going to join the struggle there and millions looking to it with hope.
2016 is the year in which large numbers of people have decided they can’t stand on the sidelines anymore, that the system has failed us and that it is time to stand up and be counted. There is no better time to come together and both celebrate the high points and consider how we are going to go forward into 2017, especially with building mobilization planned for the Inauguration on January 20! There could also be no better time to become an organized socialist. Capitalism is certainly not working for most of us and we need a answer to this madness. So, please join us for this year’s International Socialist Organization’s Red Holiday Party, were we will gather to consider all of this with food, drinks and fun!