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Online study group – Challenging the capitalist status quo: State and Revolution

September 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 7, 2020

A tidal wave of protest against racist police violence coinciding with a deadly pandemic and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression are presenting social activists with urgent and profound political challenges.

  • How do we understand and expose the role of the police and legal system in sustaining white male supremacy and class exploitation?
  • What demands will most challenge the capitalist status quo, create meaningful change, and empower working and oppressed people?
  • What will it take to transform protest into rebellion, and rebellion into a revolutionary transformation of society?

Discuss these issues and more during this 11-week remote study group. Lenin’s classic State and Revolution will be supplemented with readings that sharpen a focus on the capitalist state of the 20th century and the tasks of today’s revolutionaries.

First session: Monday, Sept 28, 7:00 to 8:30pm.
Reading: State and Revolution, Ch. 1: “Class Society and the State”
Text available here.

Register in advance for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The coordinators will send out a full list of sessions and readings.

Sponsored by Los Angeles Freedom Socialist Party   *   *   323-732-6416


September 28, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Online (LA)
Los Angeles, CA United States
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