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Lessons of Seattle
Date Sunday October 20
Time 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location Details
Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland
(between Alcatraz and 66th)
Oakland, CA 94609
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorGene Ruyle
Emailcuyleruyle [at]

For many, the protests that shut down the Seattle meetings of the WTO in November 1999 marked the beginning of the Twenty First Century. New organizations, new alliances, and new forms of struggle emerged which continue to characterize the global class struggle. After viewing a 35 minute video, “Shutdown in Seattle,” Gene Ruyle will share his experiences in Seattle to open our discussion of the significance of this historic uprising..

Sunday Oct 20, 2013 • 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland
(between Alcatraz and 66th)
Seating is limited, so plan to come early. We start promptly.
FREE - but hat will be passed for donations to NPML

Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library
A weekly discussion series inspired by our respect for the work of Karl Marx and our belief that his work will remain as important for the class struggles of the future as they have been for the past.

For descriptions and our full schedule, go to
Info: Gene Ruyle at 510-428-1578 or cuyleruyle [at]
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