Ecosocialism 2021

Conferences & public forums
Boorloo/Perth & Walyalup/Fremantle


7:00pm Friday 22 October to 6:00pm Sunday 24 October


Two days of workshops and panels, featuring local and international speakers. Program includes:

Friday Oct 22nd

Capitalism is in crisis - ecosocialist feminists fight back

  • Brid Smith - a People Before Profit/Solidarity member of the Irish Parliament with a record as a trade unionist, abortion rights campaigner and anti-war activist.
  • Kavita Krishnan - a leader of the Communist Party of India ML (Liberation), Secretary of the All-India Progressive Women’s Association and participant in the farmers’ struggle against the Narendra Modi regime.
  • Nilüfer Koç - Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) External Affairs Commission spokesperson.

NSW/Vic/Tas/ACT 7pm, SA 6:30pm, Qld 6pm, NT 5:30pm, WA 4pm

Saturday Oct 23rd

Why ecosocialism: The global fight for a red-green future

Ian Angus - founder of Climate & Capitalism and author of works including A Redder Shade of Green: Intersections of Science and Socialism and Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System .

Reihana Mohideen - feminist and socialist active with the Party of the Laboring Masses (PLM), Philippines.

NSW/Vic/Tas/ACT 11am - 1pm, SA 10:30am - 12:30pm, Qld 10am - 12pm, NT 9:30am - 11:30am, WA 8am - 10am

Workers' rights in the age of COVID-19

Alison Pennington - Senior Economist at the Centre for Future Work, associated with The Australia Institute

Tim Gooden - Rank & file CFMEU activist and member of Socialist Alliance.

NSW/Vic/Tas/ACT 2pm - 3:45pm, SA 1:30pm - 3:15pm, Qld 1pm - 2:45pm, NT 12:30pm - 2:15pm, WA 11am - 12:45pm

Sunday Oct 24th

Stop the war drive! AUKUS and the campaign against China

David Brophy - Historian and Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese History, author of China Panic: Australia's Alternative to Paranoia and Pandering.

Peter Boyle - long-time activist and member of the Socialist Alliance National Executive.

NSW/Vic/Tas/ACT 11am - 1pm, SA 10:30am - 12:30pm, Qld 10am - 12pm, NT 9:30am - 11:30am, WA 8am - 10am

Beat the right, build an anti-capitalist left

Max Chandler-Mather - Greens candidate for the inner Brisbane federal seat of Griffith

Sam Wainwright - Co-convenor Socialist Alliance WA

NSW/Vic/Tas/ACT 2pm - 3:45pm, SA 1:30pm - 3:15pm, Qld 1pm - 2:45pm, NT 12:30pm - 2:15pm, WA 11am - 12:45pm

Recognition and Native Title are not enough! The fight for sovereignty and land rights

Marianne McKay - active in campaigns including deaths in custody, refugee rights and uranium mining; and Socialist Alliance Senate candidate.

NSW/Vic/Tas/ACT 4pm - 6pm, SA 3:30pm - 5:30pm, Qld 3pm - 5pm, NT 2:30pm - 4:30pm, WA 1pm - 3pm

Online and in person at locations including Brisbane, Cairns & Perth.

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