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"The U.S., The Struggle in Iran, The Working Class and The Left" -- (dinner & forum)
Date Saturday August 29
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Ave (at 65th St., just north of Alcatraz Ave.
north Oakland

(on the AC Transit #40 Bus line, or within ~10 minute walking distance of the Ashby BART station or the #51 Bus line)
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorNiebyl-Proctor Library
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"The U.S., The Struggle in Iran, The Working Class and The Left"


A forum (and pot luck dinner) sponsored by: the International Discussion Group, IDG


A dinner (6:00-7:00pm, pot luck), panel presentation and discussion (7:00-9:00pm)

Saturday, August 29, 2009


Location:


Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Ave (at 65th St.), north Oakland
(on the AC Transit #40 Bus line, or within walking distance of the Ashby BART station or the #51 Bus line)


The mass protests during the recent elections in Iran has raised critical issues about the role of the United States, the challenges to the present Iranian government, and what the role of the working class in Iran and the US should be to this struggle.

This forum will have various points of view about the developments in Iran and what the working class there and here should take in relationship to this important battle. It will also look at this question in relationship to the experience in other countries in the Middle East.


Speakers:

Mehmet Bayran, writer and founder of Voices From The Middle East and North Africa on KPFA (no longer with the show)

Mazda Majidi, member of Party for Socialism & LIberation PSL

Ralph Schoenman, journalist and co-producer of "Taking Aim" radio program


6:00 -- Potluck

Bring a dish or $5.00 for this forum

7:00 -- Presentations and Discussion


Sponsored by the International Discussion Group IDG

A Forum to debate national and international issues in relationship to the working class


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