Neoliberalism v Democracy - Waking Up to Reality

17 January 2017 - 12:30pm
Event
  • EVENT DATE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 February 2017
  • TIME: Main Congress 10am-4:30pm. Pint & Politics workshop, Book launch and socials in the evening
  • LOCATION: The Renfield Centre, 260 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JP and Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD
  • COST: FREE

This congress event invites participants to come together to address the reality that a functioning democratic system cannot exist with the neoliberal paradigm.

How can this message be better communicated  with academic and activist communities? What can the societiesof the West and Eastern Europe learn from cultures and communities of the South?

What role can we play in waking each other up to a reality beyond the corrupt illusions of capitalism? What is the shape and form of the movement that can both resist in the present and reframe the future.

This event is free - but please reserve your place here

War on Want & Talk Socialism's Pint & Politics workshop will take place 5-7pm at Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

This event was initiated by Solidarity Against Neoliberal Extremism (S.A.N.E) and supported by Bring Back British Rail, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Scottish Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, So Say Scotland and War on Want.

 

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