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Socialist Night School: The ABCs of Capitalism, Part C

Date

February 24
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Venue

Seattle Central College, Broadway-Edison Building
1701 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122

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Organizer

Seattle Socialist Night School


Socialist Night School is an open course that provides a chance to develop our politics together, regardless of background knowledge or whether you’ve attended a class before. New members and lifelong socialists, all are welcome! To sign up for our mailing list or to find out more, e-mail us at [email protected]

The conclusion of our mini-series on The ABCs of Capitalism by Vivek Chibber. The first two parts of our mini-series covered some rather bleak aspects of living in a capitalist society: bosses will always put the pursuit of profit over workers, the state is far from neutral, and the system really does favor the interests of the wealthy over the working class. But we shouldn’t despair just yet! Part C is here to give us hope and point us toward a path out of the muck.

The discussion for our final session in this mini-series will be about class struggle and working class political strategy. We will examine why class struggle creates power and political leverage, and how that leverage can help us win victories in all of our battles against all forms of oppression.

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C: Capitalism and Class Struggle
Required* Reading
The ABCs of Capitalism: Capitalism and Class Struggle

*If you don’t have a copy of the pamphlet, this lecture by Vivek Chibber covers much of the same material and should adequately prepare you to take part in the discussion.

Event Info:
Monday, February 24th, 7–9 PM
Seattle Central College
Broadway-Edison Building, Room 4104