Speak Out Now Revolutionary University (February 14-16, 2015 Oakland, CA)

 We  all  know  that  we  face  huge  problems  in  our  personal  lives,  on  the  job  and  in  the  world  around  us.  These  problems  are  bigger  than  any  one  of  us.  But  together  we  can  and  must  find  solutions.    Join  us  for  three  days  of  presentations  and  discussion  of  some  of  the  challenges  we  face  today.  Come  to  all  of  the  sessions  or  choose  the  ones  that  interest  you.

Saturday,  February  14

10:30-­1pm
The  State  of  America’s  Unions  –  Marriage,  Family  and Relationships

Today  the  effects  of  the  economy  and  politics  on  our  lives.    Dr.  Harriet  Fraad  is  a mental health  counselor  and  therapist  in  NYC   2:30-­5pm From  France  to  Greece  – Who  will  decide  the  Future  of  Europe?  -­‐  Raphaël  Preston  –  activist  in  the  French Revolutionary  Group  “L’Etincelle”  (The  Spark) 6:30-­9pm The  Basic  Economics  of Capitalism  as  a  System   –  Richard  Wolff,  economist,  author  of  “Capitalism  Hits  the Fan”  and  other  writings.

2:30-­5pm
From  France  to  Greece  –  Who  will  decide  the  Future  of  Europe?

Raphaël  Preston  –  activist  in  the  French  Revolutionary  Group  “L’Etincelle”  (The  Spark)

6:30-­9pm
The  Basic  Economics  of  Capitalism  as  a  System  

Richard  Wolff,  economist,  author  of  “Capitalism  Hits  the  Fan”  and  other  writings.


Sunday,  February  15

10:30-­1pm
Imagining  the  Alternatives  –  Science  Fiction,  Socialism  and  the  Future

Science  fiction  writers  Terry  Bisson,  Nick  Mamatas  and  Lisa  Goldstein

2:30­‐5pm
Taking  to  the  Streets  in  Hong  Kong  –  Behind  the  “Umbrella  Revolution ”

Skype  with  Au  Loong  Yu,  revolutionary  activist  and  editor  of  China  Labor  Net

6:30-9pm
 Mexico – Disappeared  Students  and  the  Current  Political  Situation

Anabel  Hernández  and  Steve  Fisher  Investigative  journalists,  currently  fellows at  the  Investigative  Reporting  Program  UC  Berkeley


Monday,  February  16

12:30-­3:30p
Racial  Oppression  and  Class  Exploitation   –  What  Strategies  for  Liberation  Today?

Gerald  Smith  –  longtime  activist  in  the  black  and  working  class  movements.

4:00-­6:30pm
Our  Role  In  Transforming  The  World

Speak  Out  Now,  followed  by  time  to  talk  and  socialize  –  Drinks  and  snacks provided.