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Rev. Philip Wheaton: Neoliberal Economics and US Global Domination
Date Tuesday September 22
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/Author
The Rev. Philip Wheaton of Washington, D.C., will speak on neoliberal economics as essential to the US plan for global domination with US corporations abroad: cheap labor from Latin America; and our wall of shame. Response by Danny Sheehan, a founder of the Christic Institute. Questions and comments by the audience will follow his response.

Phil Wheaton is an Episcopal priest who has been engaged in Latin American solidarity work for his entire adult life, since 1952. For twenty years he was he was the Director of the Ecumenical Program for Inter-American Communication & Action (EPICA) in Washington, D.C. He was deeply involved in the Sanctuary Movement during the 1980’s, lived in Costa Rica and Nicaragua (1988-1990), and is a published author and co-author of thirteen books. He has worked for the last fifteen years with a Christian Base Community in northern Nicaragua and with the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Committee in Washington, D.C. He is currently co-pastor of the ecumenical Community of Christ in our Nation’s capital. Wheaton’s latest and forthcoming book deals with imperialism and religious fundamentalism in its various forms. It is titled Flowering of the Prophetic Word and is co-authored with William Wipfler.



Co-sponsored by BFUU Social Justice Ctee (510-495-5132) and the Chiapas Support Ctee
Donations welcomed but no one turned away
Wheelchair accessible

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Added to the calendar on Wednesday Sep 16th, 2009 9:01 PM

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