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Hundreds turn out for Marxism 2015 opening night

The Marxism 2015 conference got off to a great start last night at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. Four hundred and fifty people packed into the theatre at the VCA to listen to voices of resistance from around the world.

First off was Khury Petersen-Smith, an anti-racist activist and socialist from Boston. Khury told the audience about the explosive #BlackLivesMatter protests that have swept the United States since the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, last August.

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