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I wanted to let you know that the Broadbent Institute just released a new batch of speakers for our progressive policy conference, Progress Summit 2015, running from March 26 to 28.
AFL-CIO President Richart Trumka will be a keynote.
If you could help spread the word on your social streams, that would be great!
Thanks for considering,
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Dear Friends of SJS,
Below are some upcoming events that may be of interest to you:
From Rights to Responsibilities to Decolonization: Shifting Political Discourses
Professor Joyce Green is the editor of Making Space for Indigenous Feminism (Fernwood Publishing and Zed Books) and of Indivisible: Indigenous Human Rights (Fernwood Publishing 2014).
Thursday, February 5, 2015 – First Peoples House Ceremonial Hall
(see the link for a campus map http://www.uvic.ca/home/about/campus-info/maps/pdf/3d-map-latest.pdf)
Feb. 15th, 2015
From Charity to Social Justice:
The Conversation Continues
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a visit to Palestine by a Palestinian
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LeftStreamed — Recorded in Toronto, 15 January 2015 Launching the Socialist Register 2015: Transforming Classes This 51st annual Socialist Register completes the investigation of class formation and class strategies on a global scale begun with last year’s volume. Deploying an understanding of class as an historical social process – rather than an abstract sociological category or statistical artifact – the essays here investigate the concrete ways that working classes are being made and remade in the struggles against neoliberalism, austerity and authoritarian governments. Taking… Read More +
Download FileDear Friends of SJS,Please join us for:Conversations With Activists - 2015 Series SEEDS OF CHANGE with Robin Tunnicliffe Tuesday, January 27, 2015 University of Victoira Cornett B107 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm Activists come in many forms. Some like organic farmer Robin Tunnicliffe work within global and local networks of ecological, organic and peasant farmers to create a food system that is both socially just, ecological and healthy. They do not wait for policy to change the world, they live the change the want to see. They… Read More +
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(((( T h e B u l l e t ))))~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A Socialist Project e-bulletin .... No. 1071 .... January 23, 2015 ____________________________________________________ The Greek Election Leo Panitch As we enter the eighth year of the long-lingering global economic crisis, it is sobering indeed that it is only in Greece that a political party putting forward a clear, radical democratic alternative to the perverse policies of neoliberal austerity stands on the doorstep of entering the state. Emerging out of a coalescence of people from the 1980s… Read More +
Sponsored by: Social Environmental Alliance, Victoria Friends of Cuba,,, Wildcoast.ca, Camas Books, Coalition Against Israeli ApartheidNO FRACKING' WAY!David Rovics in ConcertBenefit in support of First Nations challenges to pipelinesOpening with Drummers and spoken word by Jeremy LovedayFriday January 23Norway House1110 Hillside Avenue, VictoriaDoors open 7:30 pmShow @ 8:00 pmTickets $15 ($12 unwaged)Join & share the event on FacebookWhether reciting poetry about resistance to the Israeli occupation or singing songs of social significance of great labour battles and environmental movements, David Rovics' lyrics… Read More +