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Socialist Night School: The ABCs of Capitalism
January 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Short URL: https://seattledsa.org/?p=12912
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]
We’re starting the year with a mini-series covering the ABCs of Capitalism by Vivek Chibber, editor of Catalyst and professor of sociology at NYU. For January we’ll cover A: Understanding Capitalism. In Part A Chibber explains why capitalism isn’t just a collection of individuals, but individuals grouped in social classes with very different interests.
These pamphlets are available in sets of three from Jacobin. We also have a decent supply on-hand for Night School use. Pick up a set at a chapter meeting or e-mail us to get one.
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A: Understanding Capitalism
The ABCs of Capitalism: Understanding Capitalism
If you can’t get a copy of the pamphlet (or prefer podcasts), this lecture by Vivek Chibber covers much of the same material and should adequately prepare you to take part in the discussion.
Monday, January 21st, 7 – 9 PM
Seattle Central College
Broadway-Edison Building, Room 4148
Note: The date for Part A has changed to January 21st to avoid conflicting with the Kshama Sawant & Sara Nelson event on 01/13.