SOCIALISM 2012 - Fighting for the 99%!
Friday, June 1
3:00 p.m. registration opens, literature sale
4 p.m. What Future for Youth? Tyler Mackinnon, Chair, Youth for
Socialist Action; Renee Taylor, Co-Chair, Ontario New Democratic Youth; and Luis Rivera, youth leader with the Socialist Unity League (LUS) of Mexico (via webcast)
7 p.m. The Occupy Movement - Results and Prospects Lana Goldberg, member of Occupy Toronto; Adam Shils, a leader of Socialist Action USA, based in Chicago; Marty Goodman, retired transit worker, SA-USA, lives in New York City.
Saturday, June 2
10 a.m. NDP: Towards Liberalism or Socialism? Barry Weisleder, chair, NDP Socialist Caucus and co-editor, Socialist Action; Marc Bonhomme, member of Quebec Solidaire, is based in Montreal.
12 noon Lunch break - talk: "What is the Socialism that SA Fights For?" with Barry Weisleder
1 p.m. Against the Attacks: A Transitional Programme for Women's Liberation Christine Marie, a leader of SA-USA and the United National Anti-war Coalition, lives in
Connecticut; Marie Clarke-Walker, Vice President,
Canadian Labour Congress.
4 p.m. Is the Great Recession Over? Adam Shils, SA-USA; Jaime Gonzalez, leader of LUS-Mexico (via webcast); John Orrett, Socialist Action-Ontario.
6 p.m. Supper break
7 p.m. Stop the Wars of the 1% Christine Marie, SA-USA; Yasin Kaya of Workers' Solidarity Party, Turkey; Yves Engler, researcher/writer/activist, based in Montreal.
Sunday, June 3
11 a.m. Union Renewal and Working Class
Struggle Julius Arscott, V.P., OPSEU Local 532, Socialist Action-Toronto; Dave Bleakney, national rep., Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Ottawa; Marty Goodman, SA-USA, New York.
1 p.m. Lunch break
2 p.m. Closed session for SA members and invited guests. SA/LAS Convention.
Tickets: $15 in advance for weekend; $25 at door for wkend; $5 per session or PWYC.
at OISE University of Toronto, 252 Bloor St. W., Room 2-212
This conference is dedicated to the memory of a great revolutionary, Gerry Foley: born June 20, 1938; died April 21, 2012.
co-sponsored by: Socialist Action / Ligue pour l'Action socialiste -
Canadian state, Socialist Action - USA, and the Socialist Unity League (Liga Unidad Socialista) - Mexico