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The Left Forum 2013 is being held on June 7 - 9 at Pace University in NYC.  More than 350 panels, workshops & events are scheduled for this conference whose theme this year is: Mobilizing for Ecological / Economic Transformation.  It’s $65 to attend all three days and speakers include:  Noam Chomsky, Jill Stein, Medea Benjamin, etc.  A full program guide (pdf) can be found here:  http://www.leftforum.org/...


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I found out about this conference through a friend of mine, Stephanie McMillan, who is a panelist at the forum. Search under panel topics + name

Stephanie is one of the founders / organizers of an 'anti-capitalist' group called One Struggle  (based in Fort Lauderdale; with a chapter in NYC). The group tries to raise funds for various activities (ie. publishing a newspaper) by holding Open Mike nights, etc. I had written about one of their fundraising events in a Dailykos diary:  South Florida Activism: One Struggle Fundraising Events.

A political / environmental activist & cartoonist Stephanie’s latest book:  The Beginning of the American Fall:  A Comics-Journalist inside the OWS Movement is insightful, poignant & at times very funny.  Stephanie will also be attending a book signing event at the Blue Stockings Bookstore (172 Allen St, NYC) on Saturday, June 8, 2013 @ 8PM. See: http://bluestockings.com/...  The title of her talk will be:  "Capitalism Must Die".

Hope to see some of you at the Left Forum Conference / Blue Stockings Bookstore events.


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