Friday, September 30 – Monday, October 3, 2011
Sidney Myer Asia Centre, Melbourne University
JOHN BELLAMY FOSTER, renowned US economist and ecologist, Monthly Review editor and author of What Every Environmentalist Needs To Know About Capitalism, The Ecological Rift, The Ecological Revolution, The Great Financial Crisis (with Fred Magdoff); Marx’s Ecology; Ecology Against Capitalism; and The Vulnerable Planet.
IAN ANGUS, a founder of the Ecosocialist International Network and editor of climateandcapitalism.com. Author of Confronting the Climate Change Crisis: An Eco-socialist Perspective; Food Crisis: World Hunger, Agribusiness and the Food Sovereignty Alternative; and The Global Fight for Climate Justice.
Three days of feature talks, panel discussions and more than 20 workshops to discuss solutions for a world in crisis.
Click here for list of other international guest speakers.
- Capitalism, socialism and ecology
- People’s power and democracy
- The climate debt and the Global South
- Refugees, racism and internationalism
- Food security and survival
- Building movements that can stop climate change
- The global nuclear threat
- Indigenous resistance, land and sovereignty
- Feminism and climate change
- Imperialism, war and oil
- The market vs social ownership
- The dirty record of carbon trading
- Population and the planet
- Agri-business and sustainable alternatives
- The movement against coal seam gas mining
…and much more
Organised by Green Left Weekly, Resistance and the Socialist Alliance
Sponsored by the Office of Environmental Programs, Melbourne University
Co-sponsors: Friends of the Earth (Melbourne), climateandcapitalism.com, Links International Journal for Socialist Renewal, Labour Party Pakistan (LPP), Sydney University Political Economy Society, Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM), Partido Lakas ng Masa (PLM – Philippines), Australia-Asia Worker Links, Left Unity Adelaide and the Adelaide Climate Emergency Action Network (CLEAN).
Whole conference (including Friday public meeting):
solidarity $100 / waged $60 / concession $20
Public meeting “Capitalist crisis, ecology and socialism” with John Bellamy Foster 7pm, Friday September 30: solidarity $15 / waged $10 / concession $5
Per day (Sat, Sun, Mon):
solidarity $55 / waged $35 / concession $15
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