Climate and Capitalism – Manchester Day School

Climate and Capitalism – Day School
Saturday 23rd January 2010
10.30am – 5.30pm.

Manchester Metropolitan University,
John Dalton Building, Oxford Road, Manchester.
Organised by the Green Left and Socialist Resistance.

Opening Plenary – 11.00 am – 12.00 noon
Speakers:
Joel Kovel – Author of ‘The Enemy of Nature’,
Terry Conway – Socialist Resistance
Chair: Gayle O’Donovan – Secretary, Manchester Green Party

Workshops – 12.00 noon – 1.30 pm
Migration & Climate Change – Introduction by No Borders Campaign
The Economic Crisis, Peak Oil & The Climate Crisis- Introduction by Raphie de Santos
Marx and Ecology- Introduction by Roy Wilkes & ‘Communist Students’ Speaker

Lunch Break – 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm

Workshops – 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm
A Million Green Jobs Campaign – Introduction by Martin Empson – CACC TU Group
The Campaign for Free Public Transport- Introduction by Steph Prior & Claire O’Meara
Methods of Struggle, Direct Action & Mass Action – Intro by Climate Camp & Socialist Party Speakers
Students & Youth – Introduction by Robbie Gillett – Plane Stupid

Closing Plenary – 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm
Speakers: Roy Wilkes – Socialist Resistance, Gayle O’Donovan – Green Left
Chair: Kay Phillips – National Chair, Respect Party

THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR ADMISSION TO THIS EVENT – HOWEVER, A VOLUNTARY DONATION OF £6.00 WOULD BE APPRECIATED.
For enquiries and/or for further details of this event please e-mail: contact@socialistresistance.org

Organised by the Green Left (the Ecosocialist current within the Green Party), and Socialist Resistance, (who are also part of the Ecosocialist movement).

This event is also supported by MMU Research Centre for Qualitative Research, Subjectivity and Critical Theory and MMU Feminist Research and Reading Group.

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