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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|
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ILWU Local 6 Hall, 255 9th St., San Francisco (Civic Center BART, Buses 12, 19, 27, 47)
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."