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"In all wars the object is to protect or to seize
money, property and power, and there will always be
wars so long as Capital rules and oppresses people."
- Ernst Friedrich, War Against War (1924)

POWER - People Opposing War, Empires & Rulers
"The Many Faces of War, An Anarchist Perspective on
WHEN: Friday Oct. 25 - Sunday Oct. 27
WHERE: Arts in Action
LOCATION: 4th floor of 1919 7th Street, Los Angeles CA

CALL: 949-436-1188
EMAIL:  Socalpower@wearepower.org
WEBSITE:  http://www.wearepower.org
Volunteers are needed, Please contact us if you are
able to help out!!

FRONT:  http://www.wearepower.org/front.pdf
BACK:  http://www.wearepower.org/back.pdf

"Freedom is what we make of it. If we stand against
repression, authority and illegitimate structures, we
are expanding the domain of freedom and that's what
freedom will be. That's what we create; there is
nothing to define in words."
-- Noam Chomsky

The "Many Faces of War" conference, was created by
POWER(People Opposing War, Empires and Rulers) and
many other organizations, as a direct response to
educate and empower people to make informed decisions
about the many different war's being waged all over
the world. The three-day conference is totally FREE of

charge, each night of the conference we will hold a
variety of musical benefit shows, all $$$ that is made

will go towards groups participating in the
conference, and Arts In Action.
The conference is an anarchist/anti-authoritarian
perspective on war, it will focus on growing political

repression due to war, racism, immigration,
patriotism, community organizing, anarchist history,
and the overall effect that war has on regular people,

it will also be a time that we are able to come
together and speak to one another on what ordinary
people can do to promote an anti-war and
anti-authoritarian political movement together, within

their own community. We want a better world, one
without hierarchy, imperialists, or empires. We want a

new world, and we are hoping that through education
and action we are able to achieve that common goal
that binds us all together.

*Most workshops will be translated into Spanish*

- ROTC/JROTC Recruitment - Mike Novick Anti-Racist

- Amerikan history's B side: White Supremacy, Violence

and Genocide - MCAlienmindcontrol

- Colonialism & Racism - Mike Novick Anti-Racist

- Aspects of Environmental destruction due to war -

- Immigrants Know Your Rights - Los Jovenes

- U.S Foreign Policy - Frank Dorrel

- War and its effect on Unions - Jim Smith, LA Labor

- Tribal History of War - Ben Axiom

- US Military Intervention in South America - Don
White from Committee in Solidarity with the People of
El Salvador (CISPES)

- War and it's effect on Indigenous people of the
Americas - Lupe Lopez from Alianza Indigena

- Iranian Women's Movement Against War - Chantel,
Maryam, Yassamin from Iranian Women's Liberation Party


- The Fight for Palestine - Tamara Rettino & Garrick
Ruiz from International Solidarity Movement

- Afghanistan One Year Later - Sonali Kolhatkar from
Afghan Women's Mission/RAWA

- The 2nd Colonialization of The Americas - Comite
Zapatista De Los Angeles

- Globalization & War - Hasan Hasan & Beth from POWER

- Post 9/11 effects on immigrants - Hasan Hasan

- Anarchist History & War - Panel including Chris
Crass, Ericka, Matt Hart, Sam

- September 11

- Political Prisoners / Prisoners of War - ABCF LA

- Self Defense - Colin & Gina

- Direct Action/Civil Disobedience

- Challenging White Supremacy - Kerry Levenberg, Amie
Fishman and Chris Crass

- Indian & Pakistan Conflict - Liberation Alliance

- Women's perspective on War - POWER

- Campus Anti-War organizing - Afghan Students Union

- Iraqi Sanctions - Voices in the Wilderness & Nuclear

Age Peace Foundation

- Plan Puebla Panama - Comite Zapatista De Los Angeles

- Border Issues

- Invest in Caring not Killing - Wages for House Work

- Linkage between the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and

the U.S. reinvasion of Iraq - Women in Black

- The Theater of Protest, Dissecting Resistances - The

Journal of Aesthetics and Protest


- Arts in Action

If you would like to be involved in this conference,
help give a workshop/suggest a workshop, or help out
in any way please feel free to get in touch with us.
Volunteers are needed, Please contact us if you are
able to help out!! Also if you are in need of housing,

please get in touch with us, and we can help you out.
 Socalpower@wearepower.org or call 949-436-1188 or
check out  http://www.wearepower.org

Also if you are interested in tabling, or selling
times (Vendors) at the conference, please email or
call us

FRIDAY OCT 25 7:00 - Midnight - Opening Party, Hip
Hop, Rap, along w/ Spoken Word

10:00 - 11:30 Workshops
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch/Plenary
12:30 - 2:00 Workshops
2:00 - 2:30 Plenary
2:30 - 4:00 Workshops
4:00 - 5:00 Panel Discussion
7:00-Midnight Rave/Dance Party w/ DJ, Benefit Show

11:00 - 12:30 Workshops
12:30 - 1:00 Plenary
1:00 - 2:30 Workshops
3:00 - 7:00 Movie showing and outdoor activity at
MacArthur Park, children's events, street theater,
Jazz music
8:00-Midnight Womyns Bands and eclectic music
Benefit show

"...ironically, perhaps, the best organized dissenters

in the world today are anarchists, who are busily
undermining capitalism while the rest of the left is
still trying to form committees."
--Jeremy Hardy, the Guardian (UK)


homepage: homepage: http://www.wearepower.org
phone: phone: 949-436-1188
address: address: http://www.wearepower.org