Join Arundhati Roy at Socialism 2015!
We are pleased to announce that Arundhati Roy will do a reading at Socialism 2015. Roy is a world-renowned Indian author and global justice activist. From her celebrated Booker Prize-winning novel The God of Small Things, to her prolific output of writing on topics ranging from climate change and war, to the perils of free-market development in India and the defense of the poor, Roy’s voice has become indispensable to millions seeking a better world. She is the author of the Haymarket Books titles, Capitalism: A Ghost Story and Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers.
Register today for the conference!
Speakers this year include:
★ Ali Abunimah ★ Phillip Agnew ★ David Barsamian ★ Jack Bloom ★ Antonis Davanellos ★ Anand Gopal ★ Suzan Shown Harjo ★ Craig Hodges ★ Monica James ★ Remi Kanazi ★ Rania Khalek ★ Erica Violet Lee ★ Chris Maisano ★ Steven Salaita ★ Ahmed Shawki ★ Sharon Smith ★ Bhaskar Sunkara ★ Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor ★ Sherry Wolf ★ Gary Younge ★ Dave Zirin ★ and over a hundred others ★
Some of the meetings you’ll find this year include:
★ From Black Lives Matter to Black liberation ★ Marxism and democracy ★ The relevance of Lenin ★ Slavery and the origins of racism ★ SYRIZA’s victory and the future of the Left ★ Families of police brutality victims speak out ★ Hands up, Don’t test: Standardized testing and the struggle for Black education ★ The Russian Revolution: The Bolsheviks come to power ★ Capitalism and policing ★ Addicted to oil: Why capitalism won’t abandon fossil fuels ★ Why are abortion rights under attack? ★ Women in the Civil Rights Movement ★ Understanding the crisis in the Middle East ★ $15 and a union ★ The fight for queer and trans liberation ★ The future socialist society ★ The rise of Podemos ★ Mexico after Ayotzinapa ★ Zionism and Palestinian liberation ★ Teamster Rebellion: How socialists organized the 1934 strike ★ Labor, racism, and climate justice ★ Rosa Luxemburg’s Reform or Revolution ★ Postmodernism, identity politics, and solidarity ★ Capitalism and disability ★
Our early-bird discount for conference tickets has been extended through midnight on June 4th. Register today and join over a thousand socialists and radicals from across the U.S. and around the world for four days of radical politics, debate, and entertainment!