WHAT IS CAPITALISM? AND HOW TO ABOLISH IT?
SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 2015
Westside Peace Center
3916 Sepulveda Blvd., near Venice Blvd. (free parking in rear)
Suite 101-102, press #22 at door to get into building
Culver City (LA area)
Matt Owen, labor and Latin America solidarity activist
Sarah Mason, former Occupy LA activist
As we view the current crises – over racist police murder and brutality, endless war, poverty wages, and environmental destruction – activists are increasingly looking at capitalism as the underlying source of these problems and the obstacle to their solution. While many point to neoliberal capitalism as the culprit, this implicitly suggests that another, more humane and just capitalism is possible. This meeting will take a different tack, examining capitalism as such, as a system in need of total uprooting.
Background readings for those interested these questions are almost limitless, but for starters we suggest Marx’s “Wage Labor and Capital,” a short text written for workers.
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