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WinterSchool webReform or Revolution – In honour of Rosa Luxemburg
Join us for the 9th annual Montreal Marxist Winter School! 2019 will be the 100th anniversary of the death of the great Marxist, Rosa Luxemburg who was captured and executed by the Freikorps in January 1919. In her honour, are dedicating the 2019 Marxist school to her with presentations on her life and her ideas. The Montreal Marxist Winter School has grown every year with over 230 participating in 2018. We expect to continue this great tradition and attract hundreds of participants for 2019. Register today!

16-17 February, 2019

L'Université de Montréal, Montreal

Agenda: 

Saturday, February 16th
9:00am: The life and ideas of Rosa Luxemburg - presented by Jessica Cassell, from of the editorial board of Fightback (www.marxist.ca)
12:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm: Rosa’s Reform or Revolution - presented Vincent R. Beaudoin, activist and writer for La Riposte socialiste (www.marxiste.qc.ca)
6:00pm: Dinner at UdeM
7:00pm: Social at Saint-Houblon Bar (5414 Avenue Gatineau)

Sunday, February 17th
9:00am: The fight against fascism - presented by Jules Legendre, from the editorial board of the French marxist journal Révolution (www.marxiste.org)
12:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm: Hands off Venezuela! - presented by Alex Grant, member of the editorial board of Fightback (www.marxist.ca)
5:00pm: End
7:00pm: Social at Mad Hatters pub (1240 Rue Crescent)

To reserve your spot, you can pay using major credit cards and Paypal below. Alternatively, send cheque made out to Fightback to: Fightback, 366 Danforth Ave., Suite 201, Toronto, ON M4K 1N8.

Montreal School 2019 Registration
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For those who need a place to stay in Montreal, we recommend reserving a place at the HI-Montreal Hostel. The cost is approximately $25 per night. Note: We do not have reserved places here so the spots will be limited and you should book yours right away!

The hostel is located at: 1030 Rue Mackay, Montréal, QC, H3G 2H1.

To reserve: http://www.hihostels.ca/quebec/342/hi-montreal/index.hostel

If you cannot find space at the HI-Montreal Hostel, we recommend that you try booking here:
https://aubergebishop.ca/

Travel: We have booked a charter bus which will be leaving Toronto for Montreal on Friday, Feb. 15th at 3:00 PM from Chester station and leaving Montreal back to Toronto on Monday, Feb. 18th at 11:00 AM. The cost of the return trip is $70, and you can book your space by paying the fee along with school fee above. Reserve asap if you wish to get a spot on the bus! For anyone who does not make it on the bus or cannot leave at that time, we will be organizing carpools which will be departing at various times.

For more information contact fightback@marxist.ca or 416 461-0304

Going from success to success over the past few years, Socialist Fightback is now taking the next step and getting an office in Montreal! This will require us to raise the necessary funds, and we need your help!

The Montreal Marxist Winter School has become the biggest Marxist meeting in the country, but this year's event was something special. There was record attendance at the school, with close to 230 people participating. People were present from Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, British Columbia, Mexico, France, Britain and Switzerland. Two hundred years after Karl Marx’s birth, the 2018 Marxist Winter School has shown that Marxist ideas are advancing across the board.

Following the election of Donald Trump and the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, racists and fascists have been emboldened and have organized protests to spew their poison. The response of the left has been to organize mass actions that overwhelm the racists and shut them down. Fightback and La Riposte Socialiste have been at the forefront of mobilizing against fascism across Canada and Quebec.

WinterSchoolFB v3Join the International Marxist Tendency for the 8th annual Montreal Marxist Winter School. 2018 will be the 200th anniversary of Marx's birth, therefore this year we will be focusing on Marx's revolutionary ideas. The Montreal Marxist Winter School has grown every year with over 200 participating in 2017. We expect to continue this great tradition and attract hundreds of participants for 2018. Register today!

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