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Tenacity against Precarity
Date Sunday February 03
Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Details
Institute for the Critical Study of Society
6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland 94609
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Authorjohn
Tenacity Against Precarity

The global penetration of neo-liberal economic policies not only impoverishes and marginalizes workers everywhere, but has also created a world-wide precarity in employment, with the imposition of temporary, contract and expendable labor relations as the norm, even within social democratic or "paternalistic" capitalist systems.
We will view a series of short films, from the DVD-zine Precarity, that highlight the labor activism of flexworkers in several countries (France, Italy, Argentina, US, Japan, South Korea) and discuss the variety of strategies and tactics they employ (Legal actions, Street theater, Culture-jamming, Subvertising, "Reality Hacking", Media-squatting, Mass Action) against the conditions of scarcity, precarity, exploitation and dehumanization in their struggle for global labor justice.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jan 29th, 2008 11:54 PM
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