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Lives on the Line: Union Organizing in Columbia

Columbia is the most dangerous contry in the world for trade unionists. 90% of the trade unionists killed in the nworld are killed in Columbia. Speakers from the Committee for a new Columbia will be discussing the union movement in Columbia.
7:00pm Thursday 18 July
616 E. Burnside St.
Contact: CBLOC (503) 236-7916
cokewatch.org
Lives on the Line: Union Organizing in Columbia
Lives on the Line: Union Organizing in Columbia
Columbia is the most dangerous contry in the world for trade unionists. 90% of the trade unionists killed in the nworld are killed in Columbia. Speakers from the Committee for a new Columbia will be discussing the union movement in Columbia.

7:00pm Thursday 18 July
616 E. Burnside St.
Contact: CBLOC (503) 236-7916
cokewatch.org

homepage: homepage: http://www.cokewatch.org
phone: phone: 236-7916

More info on Columbia... 15.Jul.2002 14:45

Left Turn pdxleftturn@yahoo.com

The following book on Columbia is available online. Go to

 http://www.commoncouragepress.com/colombia/

Colombia: The Genocidal Democracy

by

Javier Giraldo S.J.

This book, published by Common Courage Press in 1996, is no longer in print. However, in view of continuing violence in Colombia and recent proposals by the US Government to increase military aid, we are making it freely available online.


This proposed military aid--cash, weapons, training, and US troops--continues a history of US support for a system that, according to Father Giraldo's Inter-congregational Commission of Peace and Justice, produced over 67,000 victims of political violence between 1988 and 1995. Under the guise of drug interdiction, this action will no doubt fuel the existing violence and do little to stop the production of narcotics. The history exposed in this book will make clear the folly of this approach to narcotics production in Colombia and make you wonder to what end US involvement is really intended. Please read this information, use it, and spread it around.

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