Book now for Ecosocialism 2021 conference (Fri 22 to Sun 24 Oct)
Three days of workshops and panels, featuring local and international speakers.
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This event will be available both online and in person at locations including Brisbane, Cairns, & Perth.
Feature sessions include:
Friday Oct 22nd
* Capitalism is in crisis - ecosocialist feminists speak out (7pm AEDT)
Brid Smith - a People Before Profit/Solidarity member of the Irish Parliament with a record as a trade unionist, abortion rights campaigner and anti-war activist.
Kavita Krishnan - a leader of the Communist Party of India ML (Liberation), Secretary of the All-India Progressive Women’s Association and participant in the farmers’ struggle against the Narendra Modi regime.
Nilüfer Koç - Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) External Affairs Commission spokesperson.
Saturday Oct 23rd
* Why ecosocialism: The global fight for a red-green future (11am AEDT)
Ian Angus - founder of Climate & Capitalism and author of works including A Redder Shade of Green: Intersections of Science and Socialism and Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System.
Reihana Mohideen - feminist and socialist active with the Party of the Laboring Masses (PLM), Philippines.
* Workers' rights in the age of COVID-19 (2pm AEDT)
Lori-Anne Sharpe - Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) Federal Assistant Secretary.
Tim Gooden - Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) member, former Geelong Trades Hall secretary and Socialist Alliance.
Caterina Cinanni - executive director, United Workers Union.
Alison Pennington - Senior Economist at the Centre for Future Work.
Sunday Oct 24th
* Stop the war drive! AUKUS and the campaign against China (11am AEDT)
David Brophy - Historian and Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese History, author of China Panic: Australia's Alternative to Paranoia and Pandering.
Peter Boyle - long-time activist and member of the Socialist Alliance National Executive.
* Beat back the right, build an anti-capitalist left (2pm AEDT)
Jonathan Sri - Gabba Ward councillor on the Brisbane City Council, Greens.
Sam Wainwright - Co-convenor Socialist Alliance WA.
More details on conference website: https://ecosocialism.org.au/
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