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Occupy and the West Coast Port Shutdown
Date Sunday June 10
Time 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Niebyl-Proctor Library
6501 Telegraph Ave. (at Alcatraz)
Oakland
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorRon Kelch
December 12th 2011 west coast shutdown was Occupy's most ambitious political event. It polarized the media, ILWU, the Occupy movement itself, anarchists and social movement unions.
In February 2012 ILWU local 21 accepted a terrible contract after a protracted struggle in Longview, WA, and support from Occupy. Why was this the case? What lessons should we learn from it?
Javier of Advance the Struggle will present the dynamics of the movement, its different competing political tendencies, and an analysis why it lost.
Sponsored by Institute for the Critical Studies of Society and the News and Letters Committees
Added to the calendar on Tuesday May 22nd, 2012 11:01 AM

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