Emel Mathlouthi: The Artist as Activist

October 31, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Emel Mathlouthi, Tunisian singer, songwriter, social commentator and participant in the Arab Spring – will take us through her musical and political journey. He song Kelmti Horra (my word is free) became well-known throughout Tunisia during

The Refugee Crisis in Europe & Social Movements in France

October 31, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Pauline Casy. activist in the French revolutionary group “L’Etincelle” (The Spark) and Toni Robert, activist in the German revolutionary group Sozialistische Arbeiterstimme (Socialist Workers Voice)

Carol Dansereau: A Socialist Perspective on the Environment

October 25, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Why are we losing our fight for the Earth? And what will it take to win? To answer these urgent questions, we must understand what’s blocking our way forward: an economic system based on exploitation of

Joel Beinin: Workers and the Uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt

October 25, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Joel Beinin, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History at Stanford University and author of the recent book “Workers and Thieves” will discuss the struggles of the working classes and unemployed in Egypt and

What are the police doing?

October 24, 2016

Dressed in black, with hoods or masks and some of them armed, the demonstrators marched down the Champs Elysees on October 21st without authorization from the Prefecture. They were lucky. Last spring, the riot cops gassed and clubbed others demonstrators

An Epidemic of Violence Against Women

October 23, 2016

Over the past weeks, the public has heard audio of Trump saying some of his most disgusting comments about women. He brags about kissing women without permission, and how he likes to walk up to them and “grab them by

Our Role In Transforming The World (audio)

October 22, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Activists in Speak Out Now present a revolutionary socialist perspective on the challenges and choices we all confront today.

Harriet Fraad: How Capitalism Shreds Our Personal Lives

October 22, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Harriet Fraad is a licensed mental health counselor and hypnotherapist in private practice in New York City. She has been an activist in the feminist movement and the journal Rethinking Marxism. For 40 years, she has

Richard D. Wolff: Crisis – It’s How Capitalism Works

October 22, 2016

Revolutionary University October 2016 Richard Wolff, Marxist professor of economics, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a Visiting Professor at the New School University, New York City.

Against the puppet show, let’s make our voices heard!

October 17, 2016

The debate between the seven candidates in the conservative primary has, unsurprisingly, shown that they agree to make us work harder, and to cut taxes for the rich and the corporations. As for Hollande, after ridiculing himself with his book

To the Point of Nausea

October 10, 2016

France, Europe, “welcoming lands”? What a sinister joke! Hollande may cry over the fate of the people of Aleppo, but those fleeing wars from Syria and elsewhere are treated as lepers by the government, while the racist and xenophobic demagogy

Working People Need Our Own Party

October 9, 2016

With elections one month away, it couldn’t be more obvious that what is being promised has nothing to do with solving any of the real problems working people face today. Donald Trump pretends he is anti-establishment and an outsider to

Solidarity with the refugees: Don’t let them divide us

October 3, 2016

While visiting Calais, Francois Hollande promised to break up the “jungle”, the camp where refugees wait in the hope to be able to go to the UK. The president’s promises were just what Calais’ conservative mayor had wished for: the