International Students for Social Equality meetings in US

Imperialism in the 21st century: Iraq, Iran, and the threat of world war

6 October 2007

The International Students for Social Equality in the US is launching a series of public meetings at college campuses across the country. The meetings will elaborate a socialist response to the occupation of Iraq, the growing danger of a US-led war against Iran, and the heightening of inter-imperialist antagonisms.

The war in Iraq drags on, one year after the mid-term elections in the US, in which the American people clearly expressed their desire for it to end. Over one million Iraqis have already been killed as a result of the occupation, millions have been turned into refugees, and over 4,000 US and other coalition soldiers have died—all this because the American ruling elite is determined to control the resource-rich and geostrategically critical region of the Middle East.

The so-called opposition of the Democratic Party has shown itself to be nothing more than a miserable charade. All the leading Democratic presidential candidates have made clear that they will not end the war if they are elected, and the Democratic-controlled Congress continues to provide funding for the bloody occupation.

The ISSE calls on students around the world to take up the fight against war and inequality, and help build an independent socialist movement of the working class. Join the ISSE and help build a club at your high school or university!

To join the ISSE, or to sign up to get information on future meetings and events in your area, click here. Some meeting times and locations have not been finalized. Check back here or sign up for up-to-date information.

International Students for Social Equality meeting details:

Mount San Jacinto Community College
Menifee, California
Wednesday, October 10, 5:30 p.m.
Learning Resource Center, Room 105

Portland State University
Portland, Oregon
Thursday, October 11, 7:30 p.m.
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 229
1825 SW Broadway

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
Wednesday, October 17, 5:30 p.m.
Law School, BK Roberts Hall, Room 103

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia
Wednesday, October 17, 5:00 p.m.
VCU Commons, Richmond Salon II

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Thursday, October 18, 7 p.m.
Michigan League, Michigan Room

Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana
Wednesday, October 24, 7:00 p.m.
Student Union Building, Room 276

University of California
Los Angeles, California
Wednesday, October 24, 6:30 p.m.
Math-Sciences Building, Room 5174

Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan
Thursday, October 25
Time and location to be announced

Borough of Manhattan Community College
New York, New York
Sunday, October 28
Time and location to be announced

Monroe County Community College
Monroe, Michigan
Tuesday, October 30
Time and location to be announced

Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan
Time and location to be announced

University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Time and location to be announced

University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
Time and location to be announced

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky
Time and location to be announced

Ithaca College
Ithaca, New York
Time and location to be announced

Access the basic documents of the International Students for Social Equality:

Join the International Students for Social Equality! Build an ISSE chapter at your college or high school.

Click here to download this statement for distribution at your school.

Resolution of the ISSE/SEP conference: End the Occupation of Iraq! No to war against Iran! For an International socialist movement against war!

Click here to download this statement for distribution at your school.