[Marxism] AGITPROP NEWS: Revolution or Reform

Mike Alewitz alewitzm at mail.ccsu.edu
Fri Oct 21 15:57:47 MDT 2005




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AGITPROP NEWS: Revolution or Reform




In this issue: 



Debate: REVOLUTION or REFORM
 
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Mike Alewitz 
will argue that independent working-class action is needed
to replace capitalism with a society based on human need.

Jerold Duquette
will argue for a healthy mix of mass action and electoral
politics within America¹s liberal democratic framework.

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Tuesday/ November 1/ 7pm
Marcus White Living Room
Central CT State University

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Jerold Duquette is an associate professor of political science at CCSU whose
published research includes works on national regulatory policy,
Massachusetts politics, political culture, political parties and elections,
and campaign finance reform.  Presently, Mr. Duquette is working with a
grass-roots organization to craft a public campaign financing statute in
Massachusetts.  
 
At CCSU, he is the faculty advisor to both the College Democrats and the
College Republicans.  Mr. Duquette is also heavily involved in electoral
politics having worked for and advised candidates from local school board to
governor. He has also worked in the public sector at the federal, state and
local levels. 
 
Presently, Mr. Duquette is an elected member of the school board in
Longmeadow, MA and an elected member of the Massachusetts Democratic State
Committee.  
 
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Mike Alewitz was a student leader at Kent State University in Ohio, an
eyewitness to the massacre of anti-war protestors in 1970 and a leader of
the national student strike that followed.  He has remained an anti-war and
social justice activist.
 
Mike teaches mural painting at CCSU, and directs the university¹s unique,
community-based mural program.  He has traveled the globe creating murals on
themes of peace and solidarity, including in revolutionary Nicaragua, at the
nuclear disaster site of Chernobyl, in Mexico City, Belfast and Baghdad. He
recently completed a series of works in Israel and the Occupied Territories.

Alewitz has organized political and cultural projects for numerous labor,
civil rights, environmental, women's and international solidarity groups.

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Moderator:  Antonia Moran is an associate professor of political science at
CCSU.  She is a long-time participant in Connecticut politics as both an
activist and an elected official.  She also has extensive experience as a
lobbyist for higher education and public employee issues.
 
 
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 7:00PM
MARCUS WHITE LIVING ROOM
CENTRAL CT STATE UNIVERSITY
 
Sponsored by: 
CCSU Peace Studies Program/ Political Science Department/ Socialist Action/
Others TBA

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