Though many mainstream economists talk of “economic recovery,” for the majority of working-class people, both in the United States and abroad, the global economic crisis gets worse as each day passes. For many, there is no end in sight. Unemployment, foreclosure, and lack of access to healthcare are becoming increasingly common, and it is similarly becoming increasingly clear that the the US government is striving to accommodate interests that directly contradict those of the majority.
The recent revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt confirm that revolution is possible, but is revolution possible here? Socialists say, "yes." Come discuss the possibility of revolution in the US, and hear what we have to say about an alternative to capitalism -- because this system isn’t working, and it’s time to fight for something new.