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Alfredo Saad-Filho speaks on

In Uncategorized on September 15, 2009 at 9:37 pm

The End of Neoliberalism? Finance, Crisis, Unemployment, and the Left

Sunday Oct. 4, 3.00 pm.
SFU Harbour Centre,  550 W. Hastings, Vancouver.

Alfredo Saad Filho is Professor of Political Economy and Head of
Department of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London. He
has published widely on Marxian political economy, neoliberalism,
industrial policy and the political economy of Latin America. His
recent books include:
Marx’s Capital (with Ben Fine, 5th edition),
Anti-Capitalism: A Marxist Introduction,
Neoliberalism: A Critical Introduction,
The Value of Marx: Political Economy for Contemporary Capitalism

Sponsored by Vancouver Socialist Forum. For info: [604-255-5957],


Worker Management and Socialism

In events on September 2, 2009 at 12:13 pm

A new video from the ‘Transformative Practice and Human Development’ programme of the Centro Internacional Miranda (CIM) in Venezuela, featuring comments and discussion by workers from Alcasa, Inveval, Cadela and other Venezuelan workplaces as well as from Argentina and Brazil. To explore the relation between worker management and socialism, the video draws upon presentations by Carlos Lanz, Pat Devine, Michael Lebowitz and  Hugo Chavez. Following the video, there will be an opportunity for discussion with Michael Lebowitz, director of the Transformative Practice programme. The version of the video shown will be in English and Spanish with English subtitles.

Thursday Sept 10, 7.00 pm. SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St. Vancouver.

Sponsored by Vancouver Socialist Forum