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Saturday, July 4 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Marx and race

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Karl Marx is widely accused of ignoring or downplaying issues of race and racism, or worse, of being a racist! This talk will explore Marx’s views on race, racism, and related concepts of ethnicity and nationalism. Contrary to popular belief, Marx made important contributions to theorizing race, racism, national oppression, and their relationship to the struggle for socialism

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Brian Jones

A teacher, actor, and activist in New York City, and the Green Party’s 2014 candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York. He taught elementary grades for almost a decade in New York City’s public schools, and is now a doctoral student in Urban Education at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He is a member of the Movement of Rank and File Educators, the social justice caucus of the United... Read More →

Saturday July 4, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
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