Successful start to ecosocialist tour


Fifty people attended a forum addressed by Canadian ecosocialist Ian Angus on April 30 in Perth.

Angus is in Australia as a featured speaker at the Socialism for the 21st Century conference in Sydney May 13-15. He is also on a speaking tour around the country in the two weeks preceding the conference.

His talk on the Climate War and the Billionaire Class was very well received and was followed by a lively discussion which canvassed issues including the Paris climate accords, the methods of winning support of workers in extractive industries and strategies for social change.

Other events in Ian Angus' Australia tour include:

  • Adelaide - 6pm, Mon 2 May, Box Factory Community Centre
  • Hobart - 6:30pm, Wed 4 May, Hobart Activist Centre
  • Brisbane - 6:30pm, Fri 6 May, Brisbane Activist Centre
  • Cairns - 6pm, Sat 7 May, German Club
  • Parramatta - 6pm, Tues 10 May, Parramatta Activist Centre
  • Newcastle - Wed 11 May, Newcastle Resistance Centre

He will be talking at the conference at these sessions:

  • Friday May 13, 6:30pm: Book Launch forum and reception

    Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System

  • Saturday, May 14, 12 noon: Panel Discussion

    After Paris, Building the Movement for Climate Justice