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FSP Presentations at the Los Angeles 2018 Left Coast Forum
August 25, 2018
2:30pm – What is Marxism? Is Marxism Still Relevant? Val Carlson, FSP National Committee member and a retired attorney who has spent her career fighting for affirmative action, civil rights, civil liberties, and workers’ rights, will speak on this panel with Ed Rampell, an L.A.-based full-time freelance writer and author; Jim Lafferty, former Executive Director of L.A. National Lawyers Guild; Stephan Hammel, Marxist educator and agitator and Assistant Professor of Music at the University of California at Irvine, California; and Carl Wood, a long-time member of the Communist Party USA.
7:15pm – New Directions for Socialist Feminist Resistance: An International Dialogue. Mary Ann Curtis, member of FSP, Radical Women, and AFSCME Retirees, Chapter 36, will join Frieda Afary, Producer of Iranian Progressives in Translation and member of Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists; Julia Wallace, Black anti-racist activist and member of SEIU and Left Voice; and Lara al Kateb, a Syrian socialist feminist.
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