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Black & Green Wed, Jan 10, 2018: Socialism in the US and the World

on Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:57pm
01/10/2018 - 7:00pm

FORUM – Socialism in the US and the World

WHEN: 7 pm, Wednesday January 10, 2018

WHERE: Legacy Books and Café, 5249 Delmar (near Union) 63108

Randy Holmes, former member Socialist Labor Party

Adam Kustra, Mobilize Missouri

Sunni Hutton, Socialist Alternative

* Don Fitz, Green Party of St. Louis

Zenobia Thompson, Communist Party USA [moderator]

What did the first socialist party in the US advocate? How did World War I and the Russian Revolution affect the socialist movement throughout the world? How did Leon Trotsky, Mao Zedong, Fidel Castro and others influence socialist ideas? Does Bernie Sanders have the same approach as European social democrats? What do socialist groups advocate now? How could socialism change the US?