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The Venezuelan People and the Bolivarian Revolution

Date:
Saturday, March 25, 2006
Time:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Louise Auerhahn
Location Details:
SEIU Local 715 Hall
2302 Zanker Rd.
San Jose

*** Film screening and talk by visiting Venezuelan trade union leader LUIS PRIMO ***


12 noon: Film Screening
“Venezuela Bolivariana:
People and Struggle of the 4th World War”

This documentary by Marcelo Andrade examines the Venezuelan Revolution as connected to the worldwide movement against capitalist globalization. Find out how the Bolivarian Revolution, thanks to its grassroots and networking power, transcends the national frontiers of Venezuela and contributes with concrete alternatives in the fight against neoliberal capitalism.


1:30 pm: Special Guest Speaker
Venezuelan Trade Unionist
*** Luis Primo ***

Luis Primo is a Regional Coordinator (Caracas-Miranda) for the Venezuelan National Union of Workers / Unión Nacional de Trabajadores (UNT), the new labor federation in Venezuela which has replaced its corrupt predecessor which supported the U.S.-backed attempted coup against President Chavez. Primo heads the Union/Political Education efforts of the UNT on the national level, and works with the Ministry of Labor on the Committee on the Recovered Factories. He will be running for the National Leadership of the UNT at its upcoming congress this spring.



Refreshments provided • $5-$15 donation, no one turned away • Wheelchair accessible

Sponsored by:
Hands Off Venezuela
http://www.ushov.org

SEIU Local 715 Latino Caucus
latino_indio@yahoo.com

WILPF San Jose Branch
http://www.wilpfsanjose.org

South Bay Mobilization
http://www.sbm4peace.org

For more information: email bugsblog@yahoo.com
Added to the calendar on Sun, Feb 26, 2006 10:55PM
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