[Marxism] London meetings on capitalism's crisis and Stalinism

eshrod at gmx.com eshrod at gmx.com
Fri Nov 19 05:47:14 MST 2010


Please publicise widely, thanks:
Hillel Ticktin talks on: 
THE CRISIS AND THE CAPITALIST SYSTEM TODAY
 *SATURDAY 4 DECEMBER*, 1.30pm. 
Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1, near Farringdon tube.
"The crisis is not simply a periodic crisis, but a crisis in both the strategy of capitalism and its structure, and Keynesians are not addressing these issues, whereas the right, consciously or unconsciously, is trying to come to terms with the real underlying political economic problems of capitalism … Sections of capital have decided to fight to the bitter end in order to inflict an epoch making defeat of the working class ... However one has to wonder whether the bourgeoisie has a death wish ... The cuts can only educate a whole new generation of the population of the need to change the capitalist system ... The contemporary form of the ideology of capitalism is now so threadbare that only a masochist can support it."/
(Articles by Ticktin can be found at libcom.org)
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Critique Conference
STALINISM AND ITS DESTRUCTIVE LEGACY
What is Stalinism? Was capitalism stabilised by the end of Stalinism and the Cold War? Why is it so difficult to defeat Stalinism?
SATURDAY, 26 FEBRUARY 2011
9am-5pm, rm. H216, Connaught Hse, London School of Economics, Houghton St., Holborn tube 
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National Walkout Against Fees
 *WALKOUT OF YOUR SCHOOL, COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY NEXT WEDNESDAY, 24 NOVEMBER
Walkouts took place at hundreds of schools and colleges against the Iraq war in 2003, against 'third world' debt in 2005, and several colleges walked out against cuts in 2009-10. 
Organisers suggest: 'Download national leaflet at anticuts.com, writing on the details of your local meet-up point, photocopy and hand it out. Use email, facebook, texts, phone calls to advertise the time and place of your protest.'



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