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Venezuela: Democracy Beyond Elections, film Preview and Discussion
by Tom Lacey
Monday Dec 8th, 2008 5:35 PM
DATE Tuesday, Dec. 16th
TIME: 7:00 PM
Location: Niebyl-Proctor Librar, 6501 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA
$5-$10 Donation requested, no one turned away for lack of funds
INFO: 415-924-3227 lwlaura [at]

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Following portions of the film Beyond Elections: Beyond Elections: Redefining Democracy in the Americas, Venezuelanalysis reporter James Suggett will provide an update on the status of implementation of social programs based on his personal interviews with grassroots organizations in the barrios of Venezuela.

Sugget has lived and worked in Venezuela since August 2005, when he was a delegate at the Wold Festival of Youth and Students in Caracas. Prior to his work in Venezuela, James was a researcher at the institute for Policy Studies and a national youth organizer in Washington , D.C.

Sponsors: Venezuela Solidarity Network, Task Force on the Americas, Workers Action, Hands Off Venezuela, San Francisco Peace and Freedom Party, Workers International League. Endorsers: Global Exchange, Green Party of Alameda County