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Laborfest: 10 Years since Battle of Seattle & What is To Be Done
Date Sunday July 19
Time 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
ILWU Local 6 Hall, 255 9th St., San Francisco (Civic Center BART, Buses 12, 19, 27, 47)
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
Ten Years After the World Trade Organization (WTO), The North American Free Trade Zones

Speakers will include economist Richard Vogel who will present his document The North American Free Trade Zones (FTZs): US and Canadian Workers Need Not apply--Independent Trade Unions Keep Out!, labor historian and environmentalist Larry Shoup, Artist and activist David Solnit and other participants of WTO battle in Seattle. This is a free event.

It has been ten years since the “Battle In Seattle” when tens of thousands of trade unionists, community activists and environmentalists joined together on the streets to protest and shut down the WTO conference. This meeting will commemorate that event with reports, speakers and a video "Labor Battles The WTO."
See also:
http://www.combatingglobalization.com/
http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/vogel140406.html
http://www.berkeleygreens.org/community/larry-shoup.html
http://www.yesmagazine.org/article.asp?ID=1975
http://www.yesmagazine.org/article.asp?ID=2850
http://www.alternet.org/authors/6234
http://www.justicedesign.com/book_globalize_liberation.html
http://www.couragetoresist.org/x/content/view/657/113/
http://archive.ilwu.org/0200/whatsay200.htm
http://www.laborfest.net/2009schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Saturday Jun 20th, 2009 9:30 AM
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