Reminder: 12/4 forum on Iran

John Reimann

The next forum of the Ukraine Socialist Solidarity Campaign is  Sunday, December 4th 2022 at 8:00 AM Pacific Coast time
We will host Iranian American socialist feminist, writer and
translator,  Frieda Afary, to lead a discussion on the Iranian uprising
  She will discuss:

  • What led up to the present  uprising?
  • What is the role of women in the uprising ?
  • What is the situation for national minorities such as  the Iranian
  • Kurds, Arabs and Baluchis?
  • What is the role of the Iranian labor unions and the working class in general.
  • What is the role of the "Iranian Revolutionary Guard  Corps" in
  • promoting state repression and military intervention in the region and
  • in Ukraine?
  • Can the Iranian uprising overthrow the ruling regime and if so, what
  • might follow?
  • How can feminist , anti-racist, labor and  socialist activists around
  • the world help the Iranian uprising and each other's struggles?

Frieda Afary

Born in Iran and living in the United States for many years, Frieda Afary is a librarian, translator and author of the new book,  Socialist Feminism:  A New Approach (Pluto Press, 2022).   She is also the producer of "Iranian Progressives in Translation" which has been reflecting the voices of Iranian feminist,  labor and anti-racist activists and writers inside and outside  Iran, offering analyses and promoting international solidarity for the past thirteen years.  Her presentation will be followed by questions and a full and open discussion.

Meeting starts at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Coast time. Check your time zone for the time difference.

If you would like to attend, register here;

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