The Socialist Education Project
Socialist education is important for both strengthening the movement and building greater connection and cooperation, and informing effective action.
The Socialist Education Project of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism will sponsor online discussion and resources and in-person programs. It will produce literature, visual aids and cultural products of value to help create a socialism that both draws upon its history and is relevant to building a twenty-first century socialism.
Everyone is invited to participate!
Why a Marxist School?
Karl Marx’s ideas are a common touchstone for many people working for change. His historical materialism, his many contributions to political economy and class analysis, all continue to serve his core values–the self-emancipation of the working class and a vision of a classless society. There are naturally many trends in Marxism that have developed over the years, and new ones are on the rise today. All of them and others who want to see this project succeed are welcome here. A PDF flyer file for spreading the word is HERE
SEP 4th Monday Webinar
Bill Fletcher, Jr.
launch of his first work of fiction: The Man Who Fell From the Sky, a crime novel. Bill will discuss his novel’s exploration of racism and inequality through the eyes of a young journalist of Cape Verdean descent who investigates a murder in a small Cape Cod community in 1970 while covering the anti-Viet Nam War protests and the Black Panthers. Bill will also discuss the unique ways in which a work of fiction can explore and reveal important truths about the human condition, as well as touch the heart and stir a people to take action.
Dr.. MaryLouise Patterson
and Beyond along with Evelyn Louise Crawford. The parents of both women were close friends with Langston Hughes for close to forty years. MaryLouise was a ‘red diaper baby’. Her parents, Louise and Williamson Patterson, were life long activists for justice and against racism and members in the Communist Party. This indispensable volume of letters between Hughes and four leftist confidants sheds vivid light on his life and politics. Dr. Patterson is a retired pediatrician and a life long fighter for civil rights and against racism in all its forms.
Time: Feb 25, 2019 9:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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