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FROM PHILOSOPHY TO ORGANIZATION AND BACK: REFLECTIONS ON THE JULY IMHO CONVENTION

SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 2014

6:00-8:00 PM

Westside Peace Center

3916 Sepulveda Blvd., near Venice Blvd. (free parking in rear)

Suite 101-102, press #22 at door to get into building

Culver City (LA area)

 

SPEAKERS:

Sarah Mason, former Occupy LA activist

Mansoor M., Iranian cultural worker

Kevin Anderson, author of MARX AT THE MARGINS

 

The July 25-27 Chicago Convention of the International Marxist-Humanist Organization featured in-depth discussion of a number of topics relevant to the struggle against capitalism and for an alternative, humanist society.  These included

* The nature of capitalism today and a critique of Piketty’s CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

* A critical analysis of popular revolutions in the Middle East, Ukraine, and elsewhere

* Global labor and recent popular movements

* Contemporary issues in dialectical philosophy in light of Georg Lukacs, Alexandre Kojeve, and Raya Dunayevskaya

* Revisiting the correspondence among Dunayevskaya, Grace Lee Boggs, and CLR James

* A Marxist-Humanist perspective on ecology and eco-feminism

* Perspectives on the intersectionality of race, class, and gender.

 

The speakers at Sunday’s meeting will reflect informally on some of the above topics and upon their experience at the Convention.

Sponsored by the West Coast Chapter, International Marxist-Humanist Organization

More information: <arise@internationalmarxisthumanist.org>

http://www.internationalmarxisthumanist.org

 

Here is URL for meeting for Facebook, Twitter, etc.

http://www.internationalmarxisthumanist.org/events/los-angeles-philosophy-organization-back-reflections-july-imho-convention

 

Join our new Facebook page: “International Marxist-Humanist Organization” https://www.facebook.com/groups/imhorg/

 

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‘Human Herbs’ – a song by Cold Hands & Quarter Moon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au-vyMtfDAs

Posted here by Glenn Rikowski

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