Since 9/11 the Bush administration has escalated military presence in the Philippines, with more US troops in the field than at any time since World War II. The Phillipines is a linchpin of Bush's worldwide strategy as well as a key to capitalist globalization. Come here how the Filipino people are fighting back and how movements in the US can learn from they 100+ years of resistance to US imperialism.
Date/Time: Sunday June 22rd, 7pm Location: Laughing Horse Books - 3654 SE Division
Ace Saturay will talk about:
*Background of the 105 years of Filipino resistance against neo - colonialism.
-The basic problem of the Filipino People
-The forms of struggle
*The world under imperialism: Philippines as the second front against the "WAR on Terrorism"
*Workshop: basic components of community organizing
Ace Saturay is the Executive Directory of the Filipino Workers Action Center in Seattle.
He has also worked as:
*Convenor for the No to WTO/People's Assembly in 1999.
*Founding member of 2001 International League of People's Struggle
*Organizing member of BAYAN International, USA
*National Network of Filipinos against the WAR
This event is sponsered by: Portland Anti Capitalist Action