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Event: Sinister Fringe Festival 2017

Run By: Socialist

Starts: Oct, 21 | 12:00 Ends: Oct, 21 | 16:00

UL Socialists and Socialist Party Limerick are pleased to present the Sinister Fringe Festival 2017.

A day of "dangerous ideas": Anti capitalist, pro-choice and Socialist discussion and debate. Free entry.

Guest speakers include:

Paul Murphy TD,
Jess Spear (Socialist Alternative US Activist)
Phil Desmond (LIT Student's Union President)
ROSA Spokesperson
Catalonian Socialist Activist

 

Plus:

Live music from Chris Ward and an art exhibit by Aislinn O'Keefe
 
Full Programme
 
12:00: Opening
Capitalism: Destroying our future
-Education is in the red- Phil Desmond (LIT SU President)
-Climate Chaos is now- James Tuohy (Limerick Against Pollution member speaking in personal capacity)
-Wealth inequality: off the charts- speaker TBC
 
12:30: Rally
100 Years on: How 1917 Shook the world
-What really happened during the Russian Revolution- Paul Murphy TD
-The Limerick Soviet & Ireland's Lost Revolution- Cllr Cian Prendiville
-LGBTQ & Women's Liberation in Revolutionary Russia- Aprille Scully
 
13:30: Lunch
Music by Chris Ward and Art Exibit by Aislinn O'Keefe
 
14:00: Rally
Repeal to Revolution: Socialist Feminism
-Winning abortion rights in Ireland- Guest speaker from ROSA
-Beyond Repeal: Lessons from the US- Jess Spear (Socialist Alternative US)
-Screening of short video on the struggle for bodily autonomy
 
15:30: Closing
Socialism on the March: A global revolt
-Beyond Bernie: Resisting Trump- Jess Spear (Socialist Alternative US)
-Catalonia in Revolt- Ana Garcia (Via video link)
-Building a Socialist Left Alternative in Ireland- Paul Murphy TD
 

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