Speak Out Now Revolutionary University (March 12-13, 2016 Oakland, CA)

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Saturday, March 12

1pm – 3pm

Professor As’ad AbuKhalil: Syria and the Conflict in the Middle East

Prof. As’ad AbuKhalil, Professor of Political Science at CSU Stanislaus and author of “Saudi Arabia and the U.S.” As’ad AbuKhalil: http://angryarab.blogspot.com/

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3:30pm – 5:30pm

Dr. Susan Weissman: The Life of Victor Serge

7pm – 9pm

Robert Brenner: Capitalism a System in Crisis

Robert Brenner, economist and Professor of History at UCLA and an editor of the socialist journal Against the Current, and New Left Review

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Sunday, March 13

10am – 11:30am

France: the Workers’ Movement Faced with the Growth of the Far Right

Presentation by Toni Rouvel, an activist in the French Trotskyist group, Fraction L’Etincelle

12pm – 2pm

Mexico: Drug Wars and State Terror

Presentation by John Gibler, Mexico-based journalist and author of “Tzompaxtle” and “To Die in Mexico”

2:30 – 4:30

The Environmental Crisis and Other Challenges Confronting  the Working Class

Presentation by Speak Out Now