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Shot at the CS educational on Sunday 2nd: CS member Chris Strafford presents his take on the crisis, and discusses how to understand, explain and agitate around the current crisis of capitalism.
Richard Wolff a professor of economics at UMass Amherst talks on the current "financial" crisis and capitialism in general. A form of socialism is presented as a possible alternative. This talk was presented by the Asociation for Economic and Social Analysis and the journal Rethinking Marxism.
The long-awaited debate between Worker's Liberty patriarch Sean Matgamna, professed Zionist and opponent of troops out now, and Israeli socialist Moshe Machover (HOPI and CMP) finally happened on 12th October. The subject was 'Israel, the Palestinians, and Iran', though Matgamna studiously avoids any mention of Iran. The outrage caused by his recent article excusing an ...
Torab Saleth (Workers Left Unity Iran) and Behrooz Karimizadeh and Kaveh Abbasian (Students for Freedom and Equality in Iran) addressed a meeting organised by the Kings' College student society of 'Hands Off the People of Iran'
Film of Behrooz Karimizadeh and Kaveh Abbasian's Press Conference in London Mark Fischer heard two of Iran's student activists talk of persecution and imprisonment - from WW 739 A well-attended press conference in central London on September 29 saw two student activists from the Equality and Freedom Seeking Students in Iran describe their experiences at ...
This series of video lectures by David Harvey has come to our attention as a useful resource for those wanting to understand Capital better. Harvey is a Professor at the City University of New York and has taught Capital for over 40 years. Link: http://davidharvey.org/
HANDS OFF THE PEOPLE OF IRAN BULLETIN Drop the charges against Anooshe Azadbar! www.hopoi.org Over the summer months HOPI has been doing patient work, building up our contacts and supporters in Britain, Iran and around the world. The coming months will be very busy for HOPI. With freshers fayres, meetings and demonstrations taking place. We ask all supporters ...
Sessions on fascism, feminism, and 1968, and openly expressed differences between CPGBers, were some of the many aspects of this year’s Communist University, writes Mary Godwin
from Weekly Worker 734
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Communist University 2008 represented another small step in the long fight to build the sort of Marxist party the working class in Britain needs. Around 200 comrades attended over the week with between 30 and 60 at each of the 22 sessions.
Iran and imperialism Yassamine Mather from Hands Off The People Of Iran speaks on Iran and imperialism at Communist University North on May 3 2008. What is the Marxist programme? A debate between Mike Macnair of the Communist Party of Great Britain and Mark Hoskisson of Permanent Revolution. Mike opens the discussion and is then followed by Mark. ...
Compilation video of the Iranian workers taking to the streets in their fight against theocracy.
Communist Students is standing Chris Strafford as a candidate in the elections for the National Union of Students national executive committee. Read his manifesto here. And join the Facebook group here.
CS stood two candidates for elections to the student union executive at Sheffield University. These videos were taken at the hustings event where candidates are given one-minute speeches and one-minute responses to two cherry-picked questions! Ted North and Laurie Smith- CS candidates for Education Officer and President