Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Canadian ecosocialist speaking in Perth
Climate war and the billionaire class:
Capitalism versus humanity in the fight to save the planet
World renowned ecosocialist Ian Angus is coming to Australia as a feature speaker at the Socialist for the 21st Century Conference in Sydney (May 13-15).
This forum in Perth will address the "climate war" that has begun and the ecosocialist solutions needed to address it.
More than ever, the line between rich and poor is a line between survival and death, as inequality and climate change combine to create new extremes of oppression. A handful of people live in obscene luxury, while billions are condemned to permanent poverty and hunger – and rich governments build fences, walls and concentration camps to keep the poor away.
Speaker Ian Angus is a long-time activist in socialist and environmental movements in Canada and internationally. He is editor of the online journal Climate & Capitalism and co-author of the Belem Ecosocialist Declaration. His most recent book is Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System.
2pm Sat 30 April
Perth Activist Centre
(15/5 Aberdeen St, Perth - next to McIver station)
Recommended donation: $5
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