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Transitioning to a Socialist Economy

8/3/2018
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This presentation was held on July 8th, 2018 as part of Miami Socialist Summer School. It discusses the “big policy ideas” in contemporary American/Western discourse as they relate to creating a lasting and robust socialism within the institutions of the state. These will include Universal Basic Income (UBI), Social Wealth Funds (SWF), Jobs Guarantee (JG), Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), and what a Green New Deal could look like in the next 10-20 years.

Duration:01:27:16

Framing the Future: Climate Change in the Context of Deep Time

7/22/2018
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This presentation was held on July 7th, 2018 as part of Miami Socialist Summer School. It covers a rarely provided understanding of anthropogenic climate change within the context of Earth history and a fascinating grounding in the fundamentals of Earth System Science for the non-specialist. This is essential for all who wish to construct a livable and just future. A link to slides from the presentation will be added shortly. For information on the Democratic Socialists of America you can...

Duration:01:30:47

Corporate Power in the New Globalization

7/13/2018
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This presentation was held on July 3rd, 2018 as part of Miami Socialist Summer School. It provides a critical discussion of the way that corporations use their market and political power to shape government policy and to maximize profits in global value chains. The purpose will be to encourage dialogue about counter-strategies for workers and the left. Find out more about the research and writings of Dr. Cox here: pir.fiu.edu/people/faculty-1/faculty/ronald-cox/ For information on the...

Duration:01:01:03

Gender and Digital Justice

7/9/2018
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This presentation was held on June 29th, 2018 as part of Miami Socialist Summer School. It looks at the specific ways women, people of color, immigrants and working people face harassment and oppression in the online world and what can we do collectively to get free.

Duration:01:43:31

Prison Abolition

6/30/2018
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This presentation was held on June 22nd, 2018 as part of Miami Socialist Summer School. It defines the prison apparatus, provides a dialectical materialist analysis of how it oppresses us, and outlines ways we can organize to eliminate prisons and policing through social transformation and restorative justice. Learn more about Eshu Funk, a collective of artists dedicated to social transformation and ending oppression here: eshufunk.com Find out about the work of the Dream Defenders at...

Duration:01:14:42

Leftist Unity: A Pipe Dream?

6/25/2018
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This presentation was held on June 15th, 2018 as part of Miami Socialist Summer School. It focuses on strategies for building a unified anti-capitalist left and tackles how to navigate inter-organizational campaign work successfully.

Duration:01:06:59

Fighting Fascism on Campus

6/17/2018
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This presentation was held on June 12th, 2018 as part of Miami Socialist Summer School. It examines methods and tactics which may be of use in the effort to counter the spread of reactionary politics on college campuses. Find out more about the Democratic Socialists of America at dsausa.org Learn about Young Democratic Socialists of America at ydsusa.org

Duration:01:22:41

Medicare For All - By All: A Libertarian Socialist Approach

6/11/2018
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This presentation was held on June 8th, 2018 as part of Miami Socialist Summer School. It explores the limitations and possibilities of the Democratic Socialists for Medicare for All campaign and the Medicare for All Act from a libertarian socialist perspective. Find out more about the Democratic Socialists of America at dsausa.org

Duration:01:15:04

Striking For Dignity, Respect, & Permanent Protection for All with Movimiento Cosecha

6/6/2018
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This presentation was held on June 5th, 2018 as part of Miami Socialist Summer School. It covers the history of how Movimiento Cosecha formed, its tactic, theory of change, and how this strategy can win dignity, respect, and permanent status for all immigrants. Learn more about Movimiento Cosecha and their work at lahuelga.com Find out more about the Democratic Socialists of America at dsausa.org

Duration:01:41:05