Brecht Forum


September 2010

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 7:30 PM

Brecht Forum, 451 West Street, NYC



Join with Organizers from the Brecht Forum, the Left Forum, and the US Social Forum to discuss:


How Does the US Social Forum Contribute to Building a New Progressive Movement in the US?

And What is the Relation of Other Forums to This Process?



Seth Adler, Left Forum Conference Coordinator

Sam Anderson, Black Left Unity Network, Brecht Forum Board of Directors 

Kazembe Balagun, Brecht Forum Outreach Coordinator

Rod Bush, Sociology and Anthropology, St. John's University, Left Forum Board of Directors

Jerry Jeremie, St. Johns University alumnae

Alfredo Lopez, may first/people link, U.S. Social Forum National Council

Liz Mestres, Brecht Forum Director

Frances Fox Piven, Political Science, CUNY Graduate Center, Left Forum Board of Directors

Maliha Safri, Associate Editor, Rethinking Marxism, Brecht Forum Board of Directors

Max Uhlenbeck, Brecht Forum Development Coordinator, Left Turn

Moderated by Lorraine Minnite, Left Forum Board of Directors


Speakers will draw on their experiences at the US Social Forum in Detroit to reflect on how it contributes to its stated goal—to advance a convergence of fragmented social movements into a strong and effective force for a better world.  And they will discuss the role of the three forums in the process of building a national progressive movement.


When: Wednesday September 15th, 2010 7:30 PM

Where:  Brecht Forum, 451 West Street (between Bank & Bethune Streets), New York, NY 10014 Phone: (212) 242-4201 - Email:   

Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15





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