Thursday, May 19, 2016
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The Socialist Case for Open Borders:
Let All Refugees and Immigrants in NOW!
A public forum hosted by the Boston ISO
Thursday May 19th at 7pm
358 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
(Take the 23 Bus from Ruggles, or a short walk from
the Fields Corner T stop on the Red Line)
RSVP on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/
Hundreds of thousands of children and adults are facing horrifying border restrictions from Europe to the United States. Hundreds drown in the sea or are forcibly deported when they flee US or Russian bombs in the Middle East, or economic starvation at the hands of American foreign policy.
President Obama has deported 2.6 million refugees -- more than any other president. Hillary Clinton says she would deport undocumented children immediately. Donald Trump wants to expand the already existing border wall with Mexico.
Socialists reject this barbarism. Let all the refugees and immigrants in NOW. Open all borders. That is the only real justice.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Saturday, May 14 12pm
Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library
This is the first in a series of discussions on From #Blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. We will be discussing the Introduction (Black Awakening in Obama’s America) and Chapter 1 (Culture of Racism).
Over the course of the past two years we’ve witnessed the emergence of Black Lives Matter, a movement that not only demands justice for victims of racist violence of the police, but also acts as a vehicle for redressing the broader systemic racial inequality that characterizes Black life in America. In “#BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation” Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor raises the question, why, in a nation founded on on a vicious and persisting racism, is a period of Black radicalization happening now?
In an effort to answer this question Taylor examines the context in which the mass protests of the Black Lives Matter Movement have erupted and how these protests reveal the illusion of a post-racial America.
In her in-depth look at the political landscape that gave birth to Black Lives Matter, Taylor offers profound insights into questions of why racism persists, how the predominant strategies for fighting inequality have failed, and argues for how the Black Lives Matter Movement has the potential to reignite a broader push for the ultimate goal: Black liberation.
If you need a copy of the book, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, April 13, 2016