Join more than 1,500 leftwing activists and authors in Chicago to share lessons from history, learn about Marxist theory, discuss current struggles, explore Marxist and socialist ideas, and debate current issues on the left. The same political system that spawned Trump cannot be relied on to stop his attacks—instead we must look to the millions of people who will continue to resist.
Alicia Garza, co-founder, #BlackLivesMatter
Eve Ensler, playwright, The Vagina Monologues
Barbara Ransby, author and civil rights activist
Keeanga Yamahtta-Taylor, author, From #BLM to Black Liberation
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author, Indigenous People’s History of the United States
Bhaskar Sunkara, editor and publisher of Jacobin Magazine
Sharon Smith, author, Women and Socialism
David Zirin, The Nation and Edge of Sports
Justin Akers Chacón, author, No One is Illegal
Sarah Jaffe, independent journalist
Alan Maass, editor, Socialist Worker
Rebecca Vilkomerson, Jewish Voices for Peace
Danny Katch, author, Socialism Seriously
Lance Selfa, author, Democrats: A Critical History
Karen Fields, co-author, Racecraft
Neil Davidson, Scottish socialist and author
And many more…
You can register for the conference here.
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Thank you, and solidarity!