ICSS-NPML

Institute for the Critical Study of Society

At the Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world,
in various ways; the point is to change it.”

Please check out the upcoming presentation next Sunday at 10:30AM PST from Oakland, CA, USA

Why the Left Should Care About Veterans Issues – Jan 30 – 10:30 AM Pacific Time

Why the Left Should Care About Veterans Issues - Jan 30 - 10:30 PT

Progressive veterans organizations are working with unions and other allies are organizing against are the parallel threats of privatization of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the US Postal Service, two of the biggest unionized employers of former military personnel.
Speakers: Suzanne Gordon and Steve Early, co-authors of “Our Veterans: Winners, Losers, Friends and Enemies on the New Terrain of Veterans Affairs” (Duke University Press, June, 2022). In their new book, “Our Veterans,” Richmond-based journalists Suzanne Gordon and Steve Early report on these and other struggles which affect millions of poor and working class people who have served in the military—and need more support from labor and the left.

THE KILLER’S HENCHMAN, Capitalism and the Covid-19 Disaster – Stephen Gowans – Sunday, Feb 6 2022 – 10:30 AM Pacific Time

THE KILLER’S HENCHMAN, Capitalism and the Covid-19 Disaster – Sunday, Feb 6, 2022: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Pacific Time

Stephen Gowans investigates why, when all the tools to avert a catastrophe were available, the world failed to prevent the Covid-19 disaster. He examines the business opportunities and pressures that helped shape the world’s failed response. His conclusion: the novel coronavirus, a killer, had a helper in bringing about the calamity: capitalism, the killer’s henchman.

Resources:

Stephen Gowans’ blog

https://gowans.blog/

 

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RT Journalist, author, and activist Caleb Maupin – Jan 23, 2022 10:30 AM Pacific Time

Journalist, Author, and Activist Caleb Maupin - Jan 23, 2022 10:30 AM Pacific Time Caleb Maupin is...

Herald of a New World Order: The Period of 1914-1945 – Mark Albertson – Sunday, Jan 16, 2022: 10:30 AM Pacific Time

There is no World War I or World War II, only the Great War, 1914-1922 (not 1918); 1931-1945. A...

Why is Right Wing Nationalism-Populism on rise in the World today? Is Fascism knocking at the door? – Sun, Jan 9, 2022 10:30-12:30 Pacific Time

This will be an open discussion focusing on these questions and have asked a few of our members to...

Group Discussion on the Future of our Sunday Morning Programs – sunday, January 2, 2022 – 10:30 AM Pacific Time

Group Discussion on the future of ourSunday Morning Programs - Sunday, January 2, 2022 HAPPY NEW...

Looking Back at 2021: Open Discussion

It’s been a hellava year, what with Jan 6, the attack on Roe vs Wade, gun violence, dis-functional...