Left Flank at the Left Renewal conference 6-7 April

by · April 1, 2013

'There Is No One Way', World Economic Forum protest.Liz and I are pleased to be speaking at the Australian Left Renewal Conference: Secure Jobs in a Green Future, to be held at the University of Technology, Sydney, next weekend, 6-7 April. The conference is co-organised by The Search Foundation and the UTS Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre. Among the highlights will be a speech by Kostas Isychos of the Greek radical Left party, SYRIZA.

I’ll be part of Participatory Forum II: Uniting to Fight the Abbott Coalition, from 10-11.30am on Sunday, alongside Sally McManus from the Australian Services Union, NSW Greens MLC Cate Faehrmann, Greens candidate for Grayndler Hall Greenland and the Victorian ALP Socialist Left’s Andrew Giles. My talk is: “How having the Left in government made life easy for Abbott — and what we can do about it now”.

Liz will be part of Workshop 15: Left Responses to the Global Capitalist Crisis, from 12-1.30pm also on Sunday, alongside left-wing economist Graham Larcombe and Solidarity’s Jean Parker. Liz’s talk is: “Alternative Economic Strategies: The Question of Agency”.

The full program can be viewed here.

The Facebook page for the event is here.

It’s best to register online via trybooking.com here.

For inquiries: Troy Henderson on (02) 9698-4918 or admin@search.org.au.



Australian Left Renewal Conference

Weekend April 6-7, 2013

University of Technology Sydney

Featuring Mick Gooda; Kostas Isychos (SYRIZA)

Guthrie Theatre
Building 6
702 Harris Street, Ultimo

Building a Stronger Left
Uniting to Fight the Abbott Coalition
Strategic Priorities for the Left

3 Participatory Forums, 15 Workshops

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