David Schwartzman

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David Schwartzman


David Schwartzman

WEB DuBois Clubs of America

In 2014, Pat Fry was listed a a friend on the DuBois Clubs Facebook page.[1]

Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s

The Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s was the Committees of Correspondence's first national conference held in Berkeley, California July 17-19, 1992.[2]

Workshops that were held at the conference on Saturday, July 18 included:[3]

Environment The left, ecology and the environmental movement. What are elements of an effective strategy? Labor & community concerns, confronting environmental racism and forging unity in struggle

CCDS member

David Schwartzman is a member of the Washington DC chapter of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism.[4]

Science & Society

In 2009, Contributing Editors to Science & Society, a New York based "journal of Marxist Thought and Analysis", were:[5];

IPS Connection

On Monday, October 12, 2009, David Schwartzman gave a presentation at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC on the science and politics of catastrophic climate change. The event was sponsored by the Metro DC chapter of Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism and the DC Metro Science for the People.

Renee Carter chaired the meeting which was attended by over 20 mostly activists and representatives of environmental and progressive organizations. After David’s in-depth, but clear explanation of the complex science of both climate change and how the catastrophic results can be prevented, Ted Glick of CCAN spoke about the latest environmental legislation and the organizing of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, a major environmental group in the Washington area.

Walter Teague discussed the political and strategic issues of prevention of C3 and Renee Carter described the political work and approach of CCDS. Valuable contacts both new and renewed were made and the impassioned discussion continued for over two hours.

Presented as an IPS/SALSA CLASS, David Schwartzman’s address on the threat of catastrophic climate change ("C3") that now confronts all humanity, explored the questions: “What are the biggest obstacles to prevention? Why this challenge is also an unprecedented opportunity to end the global rule of capital. Why is it critical to take seriously the sciences of climatology and thermodynamics for C3 prevention and to construct the other world that is possible? And why 21st Century Socialism will either be Ecosocialism or simply will remain the narrow vision of political sects?” [6]

2013 CCDS National Coordinating Committee

David Schwartzman, Washington DC, was elected in 2013 to the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism National Coordinating Committee;[7]

Ecosocialist Working Group research committee

In March 2019 people involved with the Democratic Socialists of America Ecosocialist Working Group research committee included Paul Chakalian (Phoenix), Sean Estelle (Chicago), Benjamin Fong (Phoenix), Ted Franklin (East Bay), Jeff Glass (Austin), Andrew Dana Hudson (Phoenix), Taylor Hynes (NYC), David Jones (Western Montana), David Schwartzman (Metro DC), Hannah Ruth Tabler (Wichita), Sus Sunhee Volz (Philadelphia).[8]

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