Recordings from 2023

Watch the recordings of the live-streams and listen to audio recordings of the rest of the sessions on the Socialism podcast feed.

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Socialism Conference Virtual Program:

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Friday, September 1st

(all times are in Central Daylight Time)

5pm-6:30pm: How do we Imagine Socialism? with Danny Katch

5pm-6:30pm: Care: The Highest Stage of Capitalism with Premilla Nadasen and Jessica Stites

8pm-9pm: Abolition. Feminism. Now. Opening Plenary with Angela Y. Davis, Gina Dent, Erica R. Meiners, Beth E. Richie

Saturday, September 2nd

(all times are in Central Daylight Time)

9:30am-11am: Organizing the Unorganized: A Growing Labor Movement in Traditionally Non-Union Sectors with Elce Redmond, Hollis Harris, Hayley Neiling, and Jared Coles

9:30am-11am: Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement with Barbara Ransby and Asha Ransby-Sporn

11:30am-1pm: Fighting for Our Lives: Abortion and Trans Rights Under Attack with Mary Bowman and Anne Rumberger

11:30am-1pm: Sex Work, Policing, and Border Abolition with Harsha Walia, Chanelle Gallant, Elene Lam, and Robyn Maynard

2:30pm-4pm: The Political Economy of Debt and Debtor Organizing with Lindsey Muniak, René Christian Moya, and Astra Taylor

2:30pm-4pm: Resisting Carceral Sanism with Liat Ben-Moshe, Leah Harris, and Beatrice Adler-Bolton

4:30pm-6pm: Union Democracy: The Power of a Democratic Labor Movement with Alex N. Press, Sean Orr, Terri Houldieson, and Quentin Washington

4:30pm-6pm: Abolition and the Nuclear Age with Josh Frank, Ray Acheson, and Janene Yazzie

7:30pm-9pm: The Poetics of Social Movements with aja monet and Robin D.G. Kelley

7:30pm-9pmFascism: Past, Present, or Future with Alberto Toscano and Ilya Budraitskis

Sunday, September 3rd

(all times are in Central Daylight Time)

10:30am-12pm: The Far Right, Border Abolition, and Anti-fascism in Crisis with Brendan O’Connor

10:30am-12pm: Doing More With Less / Asymmetrical Struggle with Olúfẹmi O. Táíwò, Astra Taylor, and TBD

1:30pm-3pm: Legitimacy, Accountability, and Belonging in the U.S. Settler State with Dina Gilio-Whitaker

1:30pm-3pm: SunDDay School: The Spirit of Socialism with Dream Defenders

3:30pm-5pm: Abolition Communism with Robin D.G. Kelley and Ruth Wilson Gilmore

3:30pm-5pm: A.I. and Creative Labor with Ben Davis

7:30pm-9pm: The Conspiracy Is Capitalism: Making Sense of the Paranoid Right — and the Tasks of the Left with Naomi Klein

Making sure that conference sessions are accessible to folks who aren’t able to join us in person is very important to us—but it also comes with a hefty price tag.

While the entire live-streamed program will be available for free on Haymarket’s YouTube channel, please consider RSVPing for our Socialism 2023 virtual program and making a donation to help us cover the associated costs!

Please tune in on September 1st, 2nd, and 3rd and spread the word on social media, using the hashtag #Socialism2023.

Live captioning will be provided for all live-streamed events.

*** Please note: RSVPing for our virtual program does not grant entry to the in-person Socialism Conference.