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Real Utopia, Left Forum ’08: Introduction and Greg Wilpert 1/11

This Left Forum panel proposes vision for what a future participatory society may look like while exploring real world examples in the US, Asia and Latin America, and the strategy and activism needed to take us there. It is inspired by the book Real Utopia: Participatory Society for the 21st Century (AK Press, May 2008) edited by Chris Spannos.

Part One: Greg Wilpert on "Socialism for the 21st Century/Venezuela" 

Greg Wilpert
is a German-American sociologist, with a Ph.D. from Brandeis University, and freelance writer, who lives in Caracas, Venezuela. He edits the website www.venezuelanalysis.com, a site that provides regular news and analysis on Venezuelan society and politics. He is author of Changing Venezuela by Taking Power: The Policies of the Chavez Government (Verso Books, 2007).
 
Go to. Pt. 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
Q & A 1 / 2 / 3

All Panelists:

Chair-Meaghan Linick-Loughley-New School SDS
Chris Spannos-ZNet
Michael Albert-ZNet
Jessica Azulay-The New Standard, WebRoot Solutions
Brian Dominick-The New Standard, WebRoot Solutions
Greg Wilpert-Venezuelanalysis.com
Richard W. Franke-Montclair State University
, NJ

Filmed at Cooper Union, NYC, on 3/15/2008, by Charngchi Way and David Buccola.  

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