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Glebe Town Hall Sydney

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About Keep Left 2022

We live in a world of growing crisis and catastrophe, from climate-induced floods and bushfires to a global pandemic and horrifying wars. Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is costing the lives of thousands and threatening to escalate and involve NATO and the US. The Australian government is also bulking up its military to confront China.

Global inequality has grown and governments are still failing to commit to anything like the action needed to avert climate catastrophe. Here, Scott Morrison looks to finally be on the way out, but Labor is promising very little change.

But there are hopeful signs with nurses, teachers and others striking against understaffing and for pay rises. We need to build a union fightback, and win action on climate change and against racism. Join the discussion and debate at Keep Left about how we can build a better world.

Keep Left is a two day festival of socialist ideas and discussion hosted by Solidarity.

Speakers
Valerie is a senior Walpiri woman from the community of Yuendumu, where recently acquitted police officer Zach Rolfe shot 19-year-old Kumanjayi Walker dead.
Kayla is an activist and Outreach & Accessibility Organiser with School Strike for Climate in Sydney
Fahad is a member of the Palestinian diaspora, co-founder of the Queer Solidarity Film Festival, and was part of the Sydney Festival boycott campaign
Nick is branch president of the NTEU at Sydney Uni and a Senior Lecturer in the English Department
Clinton is a Professor of International and Political Studies at UNSW in Canberra and author of Island off the coast of Asia
Kim is a South Korean socialist who has written for Socialist Worker on imperialism in Asia
Justine is a member of the Amazon Labor Union organizing committee and a packer at the JFK8 Amazon warehouse
Viv is a NSW Teachers Federation member and will speak about their strike campaign against staff shortages
Clare is a socialist based in Los Angeles and a member of Marx21. She will speak on the wave of strikes in the US by essential workers triggered by the pandemic
Ian is a Gomeroi man campaigning against the Santos Narrabri coal seam gas project
Anastasia is a Ukrainian-Australian who has spoken out against the war, and assists the NSW Legal Observers project
Tom is a Senior Research Fellow at ACU and the lead researcher on the report Unlucky in a lucky country: How COVID has exposed social inequity
Ticket prices

WEEKEND

Student or concession $20

Waged $45

Solidarity price $65

ONE DAY

Student or concession $12

Waged $25

Solidarity price $35

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