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Building a Socialist Left Under Trump

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Published on Jan 31, 2017

Sponsored by Democratic Socialists of America, International Socialist Organization and Solidarity.

Hosted at Verso Books in Brooklyn on January 27, 2017.

As Trump enters the White House, millions of people are looking for a way to fight back against what is sure to be an all-out assault on the rights of women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, immigrants, and the working class as a whole. Our effectiveness in the struggle ahead requires clear strategy and tactics and a commitment to work together to cohere a strong socialist pole of attraction within the emerging movements against oppression and austerity.

Following the historic national mass mobilizations taking place during the inauguration weekend, the Democratic Socialists of America, the International Socialist Organization and Solidarity invite you to join us for a comradely discussion and debate on the next steps for socialists in the Trump era.

SPEAKERS:

Charlie Post, a longtime socialist activist and an activist in the staff union at CUNY

Jen Roesch, organizer in the International Socialist Organization and frequent contributor to Socialist Worker, the International Socialist Review and Jacobin Magazine

Bhaskar Sunkara, vice chair of the Democratic Socialists of America and editor of Jacobin Magazine

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