Economía marxista para el Siglo XXI

Eco-socialistSaturday, April 20th 2013 @ Barnard College (118th & Bway), New York City

Suggested donation: $5-20, no one turned away for lack of funds. Free childcare provided upon request. Please contact to reserve or for more info.

Registration opens at 9:30am. Opening plenary at 10am followed by three workshop sessions and a closing plenary from 6-7:30pm. Post-conference dinner and drinks (unfortunately not included) immediately afterward.

Download the 11″ x 17″ conference poster (pdf)


Conference Schedule and Speakers

9:30 – 10am: REGISTRATION

10 – 11:30am: OPENING PLENARY

Why Capitalism Is Killing the Planet

Jill Stein, 2012 Green Party presidential candidate

Richard Smith, author and independent socialist

11:30am – 1pm: WORKSHOP SESSION 1

1) Agriculture and food: sustainable or profitable?

  • Fred Magdoff, Monthly Review, author
  • Brian Tokar, Institute for Social Ecology, author and activist
  • Nancy Romer, Coordinator, Brooklyn Food Coalition
  • Dianne Rocheleau, agroecologist/geographer and author

2) Fossil Fuel Divestment: Student Power in the Climate Justice Movement

  • Joe Shortsleeve, Barnard Columbia Divest
  • Hannah Forrester, ISO Columbia, Barnard Columbia Divest
  • Belinda Rodriguez, NYU Divest,

3) Free of Tar Sands and Fracking

  • Cecile Lawrence, Green Party of New York State, social justice activist, author
  • John Riddell, author, Canadian anti-tar-sands activist


1 – 2:30pm: LUNCH


2:30 – 4pm: WORKSHOP SESSION 2

1) The Fight for Indigenous Rights

  • Brian Ward, ISO DC

2) Race, Gender and Environment Justice

  • Heather Kangas, ISO Baltimore

3) Lessons from Super-storm Sandy

  • Peter Rugh, journalist, environmental activist
  • Nastaran Mohit, immigrant rights activist and Occupy Sandy Health Outreach coordinator

4:15 – 5:45pm: WORKSHOP SESSION 2

1) Natural Allies: The Labor & Climate Justice Movements

  • Jeremy Brecher environmental labor activist
  • Sean Sweeney, labor activist
  • Steve Downs, Solidarity, member of TWU Local 100

2) Carbon Taxes and Market Approaches: Can Capitalism Be Sustainable?

  • Daniel Piper, Socialist Action
  • Howie Hawkins, Solidarity, the Green Party of New York State

3) Both Red and Green: A History of the Green Left

  • Richard Greeman, ecosocialist author, teacher and activist
  • Josh, Deep Green Resistance NYC



What is EcoSocialism and How Do We Get There?

  • Chris Williams, ISO NYC, author of Ecology and Socialism
  • awaiting confirmation from additional speakers


8pm – ??: Dinner and drinks to follow, location TBA

Please check back soon for updates.

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Cecile Lawrence, Ph.D., J.D.


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