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The Whole World Is Watching & The Cost and Politics Of The SuperBowl Billionaire's Party
Date Tuesday February 02
Time 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Bernal Public Library Community Room
500 Cortland Street, San Francisco
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/AuthorUnited Public Workers For Action
2/2 SF Forum-The Whole World Is Watching The Cost and Politics Of The SuperBowl Billionaire's Party

UPWA Forum

The Whole World Is Watching
The Cost and Politics Of The SuperBowl Billionaires Party
Millionaires Get Tax Subsidies While Working Class Get Evictions, Deportations and Executions In San Francisco

With
Dr. George Wright, Retired member of AFT 1493 Skyline College
and other speakers
Public Forum
Tuesday February 2, 2016
6:30 PM
Bernal Public Library Community Room
500 Cortland Street, San Francisco

The tax subsidized SuperBowl City and circus now taking place in the Bay Area is not unique. Cities all over the country have provided hundreds of millions of dollars for the wealthy to come to their cities for the SuperBowl which is a "non-profit" for the billionaires who own the teams and merchandise franchise deals. At the same time of the SuperBowl the Black and Latino families and youth in San Francisco are being evicted and some are being executed in San Francisco like Mario Woods and Alex Nieto. At the same time they pit communities like Oakland with the Raiders against other communities to build billion dollars stadiums to serve the corporate interests.
George Wright is a writer and expert on the commercialization of sports in the US and around the world and how this affects the athletes, the sport and the public.
He will expose how the NLF and SuperBowl operates and who benefits from their businesses. While the city of San Francisco is providing a subsidy of $5 million dollars for the SuperBowl, it is attacking public workers and allowing tens of thousands of families to be evicted from their homes in San Francisco through gentrification and displacement. Mayor Ed Lee is also attacking the homeless who are being told they have to clear out for the tourists and more profits for the multi-nationals and profiteers who plan to make big bucks on this tax paid corporate extravaganza.
This forum will also look at the corruption behind SF Mayor Ed Lee and his police chief Greg Suhr who have supported the execution of Mario Woods in Bayview/Hunter Point and spent millions covering up the corruption and illegal activities of the police department.
People in San Francisco are now demanding that Police Chief Suhr be fired and are planning to march on SuperBowl City with the demand of Justice For Mario Woods and others who have been killed by the police.

Sponsored by United Public Workers For Action
http://www.upwa
info [at] upwa.info


For more information:
Sport and Globalization
http://library.la84.org/OlympicInformationCenter/OlympicReview/1999/OREXXVI29/OREXXVI29q.pdf
Why the United States Has Targeted FIFA: The Russian Connection
http://www.globalresearch.ca/why-the-united-states-has-targeted-fifa-the-russian-connection/5454755
Big Profits For SuperBowl "non profits"
http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/03/16/nfl-projected-28-million-profit-for-super-bowl-xlv/
The Olympic Ruling Class
https://books.google.com/books?id=tGsFBgAAQBAJ&pg=PA216&lpg=PA216&dq=george+wright++sports+capitalism&source=bl&ots=Djt1FnAcbd&sig=cG2tCbOjM9vVsnFIWKkbwrJcn7Y&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwijh8vonc3KAhVL5mMKHZIGBrMQ6AEIOjAF#v=onepage&q=george%20wright%20%20sports%20capitalism&f=false
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Added to the calendar on Thursday Jan 28th, 2016 11:57 AM
§SuperBowl Tickets Big Bucks
by United Public Workers For Action Thursday Jan 28th, 2016 11:57 AM
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The minimum cost of a ticket to the subsidized spectacle is $5500.00 which is great for the owners.
§New Orleans Saints Owner Tom Benson
by United Public Workers For Action Thursday Jan 28th, 2016 11:57 AM
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The government protected NFL owners like Saints owner Tom Benson make hundreds of millions for the subsidized SuperBowl while people in New Orleans face union busting and privatization of education

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