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As the world economy spirals down into its deepest crisis since the great depression, the writings of Karl Marx have made a return to the top seller lists in bookstores. In his native Germany, the sales of Marx’s works have trebled.

Alan Broughton, co-author of "Sustainable Agriculture vs Corporate Greed", will argue that small-scale, sustainable farming and socialism go hand in hand.

The industrial farming practiced by agribusiness is marked by land degradation and heavy use of insecticides, herbicides and fertilisers. Agribusiness is also a big contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. But contrary to the myths spread by big-business apologists, the evidence shows that family farms are many times more productive and better cared for than large holdings.

Jacobin Founder and Editor Bhaskar Sunkara speaks in Sydney sponsored by the SEARCH Foundation and Jacobin magazine. Bhaskar Sunkara is the Editor and Publisher of Jacobin magazine, editor of The ABCs of Socialism, and co-editor of The Future We Want: Radical Ideas for the New Century. Bhaskar will speak about future directions for the Left in an era of anti-politics, where the world stands at an economic, environmental and social crossroads. 

An afternoon of SANEity with members of Socialist Alliance New England, from 2pm to 6pm at Kent House in Faulkner Street, Armidale.

SANE will meet in the Jacaranda Room at Hughes House to share ideas and discuss plans for 2018. We’ll have dinner together and take time get to know each other better. More details closer to the date — ideas welcome.

Ring Bea Bleile on 0458 752 680 for the address.

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