Boston Socialist Day School 2019

September 28, 2019

Date/Time
Date(s) - September 28, 2019
9:30 am EDT - 6:00 pm EDT

Location
Northeastern Law School


Join us for a one-day school on some of the key issues facing the left today. Panels include:

Schedule

9:30 – 10 – Registration
10 – 10:15 – Welcome and Intro
10:15 – 11:45 Plenary: Socialists and Local Electoral Politics
11:45 – 1:15pm Panels: Labor OR Climate Change
1:15 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:15 Panels: Knowledge Work OR Pink Tide OR Healthcare
4:15 – 5:45 Plenary: Socialist Feminism

Socialists and Local Politics
10:15 – 11:45

Speakers:
Gayle McLaughlin (Richmond Progressive Alliance, former mayor of Richmond),
Matt Miller (Boston DSA), and
Robin Peterson (Chicago socialist city council campaigns)

Why the Working Class and Socialists in the Labor Movement
11:45 – 1:15

Speakers:
Bhaskar Sunkara (Founder Jacobin),
Karin Baker (Pioneer Valley DSA Solidarity),
John Fitzgerald (Solidarity), and
Laura Gabby (NYC DSA, Carpenters Union)

Climate Change and Capitalism
11:45 – 1:15

Speakers:
Prem Shankar Jha, (Senior Journalist. Author of ‘Dawn of the Solar Age’,’ The Perilous Road to the Market ‘),
Rafael Ubal (Extinction Rebellion), and
Gabriela Cartegena (Greenroots)

The Pink Tide in 2019
2:45 – 4:15

Speakers:
Dan La Botz (NYC DSA, Solidarity),
Jared Abbott (Boston DSA, Solidarity), and
Hilary Goodfriend (CISPES)

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Knowledge Work under Capitalism
2:45 – 4:15

Speakers:
Kristen Sheets (Tech Workers Coalition),
Julia Simon (Boston Tech Workers for Justice), and
Ashley Houston (Northeastern Grad Student Union)

Struggle for Health Justice
2:45 – 4:15

Speakers:
Dan Luker, (Veterans for Peace)
Nicholas Nasser, MD/MPH student, SNaHP (Students for a National Health Plan)
Myranda Pierce, (Right Care Alliance) and
Lara Jirmanis, MD/MPH, (Primary Care Physician: issues of Immigrant Health)

Socialist Feminism
4:15 – 5:45

Speakers:
Cinzia Arruzza (author: “Feminism for the 99%”),
Johanna Brenner (author: “Women and the Politics of Class”),
Donna Cartwright (Baltimore DSA, Solidarity, Executive board member of Pride at Work), and
Marian Jones (NYC DSA, DSA Socialist Feminist Working Group)

Sponsoring Organizations

Boston Solidarity
boston@solidarity-us.org / fb.me/BostonSolidarity

Boston DSA
fb.me/BostonDSA

Boston DSA Forward Caucus
fb.me/BDSAForward

Boston SFTP
fb.me/sftpboston

CISPES
cispes.org

Boston Tech Workers Coalition
boston.techworkerscoalition.org

Boston Tech Workers for Justice/Mass Jobs With Justice
fb.me/bostontechworkersforjustice

 

Bookings

Event Registration are closed for this event.