Join Open University of the Left on Saturday September 24 at 2:30 pm at the Lincoln Park Public Library 1150 W. Fullerton Ave. (Cross street Damen) Chicago, free parking, (Red Line: Fullerton)
Vince Emanuele presents: “Creating an Effective Left for an unstable Future”
Social movements around the globe are losing. Capitalism continues to devastate both humans and non-humans alike; militarism is expanding; and climate change threatens our very existence. People are resisting, but with limited results. Why? How can the Left better address current concerns while preparing for an uncertain future?
Vincent Emanuele is a writer, activist and radio journalist. After his second tour of duty in Iraq with the United States Marine Corps, Vincent refused a third deployment and subsequently joined the anti-war movement. since then, he has worked with social movements around the world. Vincent’s writings have appeared in Z Communications, CounterPunch, Truthout, teleSUR English and AlterNet. He currently hosts the weekly radio program “Meditations and Molotovs” which airs every Monday at 2:00 pm (EDT) on the Progressive Radio Network.
All OUL events are free of charge and open to the public.