SAVE THE DATE: JULY 5-8, 2018

More than 2,000 leftwing activists and authors met in Chicago to share lessons from history, learn about Marxist theory, discuss current struggles, explore Marxist and socialist ideas, and debate current issues on the left. Join us in 2018!

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Add to My Calendar 2018-07-05 9:00:00 2018-07-08 18:00:00 America/Chicago Socialism 2018 Join more than 2,000 leftwing activists and authors in Chicago to share lessons from history, learn about Marxist theory, discuss current struggles, explore Marxist and socialist ideas, and debate current issues on the left. Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, IL Center for Economic Research and Social Change [email protected]

WHAT TO EXPECT

Over 100 meetings

Covering debates on the left today and the hidden history of working-class and socialist struggles.

Expand your political toolbox

We are committed to fighting injustice and oppression and building a socialist future. Join us!

Free, professional, on-site childcare

Parents can fully participate in the conference knowing their children are enjoying themselves.

Socializing with socialists

You are not alone! Meet with comrades from across the country and around the world.

WHAT ATTENDEES SAY

2017 SPEAKERS & PERFORMERS

John Cusack

Actor, filmmaker and author

Hari Kondabolu

Comedian and host of Politically Reactive

Donna Murch

Historian and activist

Amy Goodman

Host of Democracy Now!

Sharon Smith

Author, Women and Socialism

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Author, From #BLM to Black Liberation

Barbara Smith

Black feminist author and activist

Remi Kanazi

Palestine solidarity activist, author, Before the Next Bomb Drops

Wayne Au

Editor, Rethinking Schools

Barbara Ransby

Author and civil rights activist

Wallace Shawn

Actor, playwright and author

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Author, Indigenous People's History of the United States

Bhaskar Sunkara

Editor and publisher of Jacobin

Dave Zirin

The Nation and Edge of Sports

Justin Akers Chacón

Author, No One is Illegal

Sarah Jaffe

Independent journalist

Alan Maass

Editor, Socialist Worker

Rebecca Vilkomerson

Jewish Voice for Peace

Danny Katch

Author, Socialism Seriously

Lance Selfa

Author, Democrats: A Critical History

Karen Fields

Co-author, Racecraft

Neil Davidson

Scottish socialist and author

Demita Frazier

Black feminist author and activist

Ahmed Shawki

Editorial board, International Socialist Review

Paul D’Amato

Author, Meaning of Marxism

2017 SPONSORS

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