Friday, August 3, 2012

Towards a Socialist Australia: a one day conference August 4

This one day conference will be exploring socialist ideas and strategies as part of an extended public discussion about the draft "Towards a Socialist Australia" document produced by Socialist Alliance.

Saturday 4 August 2012

Perth Activist Centre
15/5 Aberdeen St, Perth (next to McIver station)

11am The Ugly Truth of Australian Capitalism
What boom? Sam Wainwright 
Aboriginal rights and the sovereignty movement Marianne Mackay
Fracking, climate & environmental justice - Claire McKinnon
Corporate greed - Colin Penter

1pm The Struggle for Democracy and Socialism in Malaysia
Speaker: Choo Chon Kai
(Choo Chon Kai is a member of the central committee of the Malaysian Socialist Party and coordinator of their international bureau. He was one of the activists detained under the Emergency Ordinance for 27 days in 2011 during the police crackdown prior to Bersih 2.0 rally.)

2:30pm Building an anti-capitalist voice in Australian politics
Speaker: Peter Boyle (National co-convenor of Socialist Alliance)

4pm Towards a Socialist Australia
A panel of speakers sharing visions and perspectives and thoughts on the new document "Towards a Socialist Australia" including Kamala Emanuel, Clare MiddlemasBeck Copestake and Alex Whisson.

Organised by Socialist Alliance and Resistance.

Ph 9218 9608, 0413 976 638.