Chris Hedges and Richard D. Wolff at the Left Forum 2016: Rosa Luxemburg: Reform or Revolution?

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Luxemburg Saw Reform as a Means and Revolution as the Goal

strugglevideomedia on May 26, 2016

“Rosa Luxemburg: Reform or Revolution?” Luxemburg scholar Sandra Rein is the first speaker at the Left Forum 2016 panel. She is introduced by panel moderator Laura Flanders. Rein is associate professor of Political Studies at the University of Alberta (Canada) and holds a Social Sciences and Humanities Research grant to investigate the ideas of Rosa Luxemburg, Emma Goldman and Raya Dunayevskaya. She is also a member of the Editorial Board for the Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg.

As Long as There is Capitalism Reforms Will Be Undone

Richard Wolff speaking at the “Rosa Luxemburg: Reform or Revolution?” panel at the Left Forum 2016. Wolff is professor of Economics Emeritus, Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Visiting Professor, New School University, New York. Among many books and articles, his most recent is Capitalism’s Crisis Deepens (Chicago: Haymarket, 2016). Writes regularly for Truthout.org. Interviewed on The Charlie Rose Show, Bill Maher’s Real Time, RT-TV, Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now!, Al Jazeera English, Thom Hartman, National Public Radio, Alternative Radio, etc. His work is at democracyatwork.info and rdwolff.com

Luxemburg Worked for Revolution But Denounced Terror and Despots

Chris Hedges speaking at the “Rosa Luxemburg: Reform or Revolution?” panel at the Left Forum 2016. Hedges is a Pulitzer-prize wining journalist and author. He spent twenty years as a foreign correspondent, fifteen of them with The New York Times. He has written eleven books including The New York Times best sellers War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America and Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt that he co-wrote with the cartoonist Joe Sacco. His latest book is Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt.

from the archives:

Lenin on State and Revolution by Gaither Stewart, Part 5

Bernie Sanders’ “Political Revolution” VS A Real Socialist Revolution by Danny Katch

Abby Martin and Richard Wolff: Understanding Marxism and Socialism

Chris Hedges and Richard D. Wolff at the Left Forum 2015: Marx: The System is the Problem

Chris Hedges, Cornel West, Richard D. Wolff: The Anatomy of Revolution: Thomas Paine (Left Forum 2014)

Socialism or barbarism? By Alex Miller

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