NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.69
Timeslot: 
Session 5: Sunday, June 3rd: 10:00 - 11:50am
Event Organizer: 
Description: 
This panel proposes to examine the relationship between the growth in socialism as a mainstream discourse and political platform in the United States since 2016, and the Green Party as an independent left electoral force. It asks what role the Green Party might have to play in spreading socialist political success, if any, and how the Party's platform and views might coincide with socialist ones. It also asks whether the Green Party is a place where a socialist caucus or faction has a place, what that group's perspective can or should be, and how it might develop if so.

Participants

Jabari is an activist, socialist, and former Green Party and socialist candidate for New York City Council. He is also an artist and teacher. He's a political organizer and activist, having organized phonebanks, marches and on other actions for police reform, LGBTQ+ rights, housing, and... Read more
Jonathan Flanders is a socialist, labor organizer, and founding member of the James Connolly Forum in Troy, NY.