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Uniting the Fight Against Bush - Bay Area Socialist Conference
by Scott Johnson (sjohnson [at]
Thursday Feb 15th, 2001 11:15 AM
DON'T LET BUSH GET YOU DOWN! Come educate, agitate and organize yourself and your friends at the Bay Area Socialist Conference
University of California, Berkeley
Valley Life Sciences Building
Saturday, March 3, Noon to 6pm with party to follow
Tickets $5-$15 sliding scale
Call 510-594-4081 for more info, to register or to get info about child care.
Or email chretientodd [at]

Here's the schedule and speakers:

Registration: 11am
Room 100 Valley Life Sciences Building

12 Noon - The End of the "Miracle Economy" and the Beginning of Bush: Why We
Need A Socialist Alternative. Sharon Smith, National Organizer for the ISO
and author of forthcoming book Socialism and the American Working Class

2pm to 3:30 Workshops:
Palestinian Liberation after the Collapse of the "Peace Process" Snehal

Abortion Rights Under Attack: Why Women Must Control Their Own Bodies:
Elizabeth Terzakis

Cross Border Solidarity: Building the Fight Against Globalization and "Free
Sue Sandlin

Recession and Class Struggle: How Can We Defend Unions, Jobs and Living
Standards? Jessie Muldoon

Racism and Civil Rights : Lessons for the Struggle Today. Phil Gasper

ABC's of Marxism: Leticia Arrellano

4pm to 6pm
Unite the Fight to Beat Back Bush! Bringing Our Struggles Together
Panel of speakers to kick off discussion and debate, including:

*Willie Ratcliff, Editor of the San Francisco Bay View,
winner of National Black Newspaper of the Year Award
*Dennis Bernstein, host of Flashpoints activist talk show on KPFA radio
*Deborah Glenn-Rogers, National Organization for Women National Board Member
*Will Youmans, UC Berkeley Arab Student Union, Students for Justice in
*Todd Chretien, International Socialist Organization
Also speakers invited from the Justice for Janitors and the fight against
PG&E's rate hikes.

Big party to follow with lot's of food, drink, music, dance and good ol'
political conversation.

Remember, Bush will hate it if you come to this conference.
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