From the Streets: Local Struggles and Global Resistance to the World Bank/IMF
WED APRIL 28TH 7PM EMU Fir Room (13th and University on the UO campus in Eugene)
This weekend, as the World Bank/IMF meet for their sixtieth anniversary conference in DC they will be met by a massive international mobilization calling for an end to the exploitation and injustice brought on by corporate globalization. To bring this struggle home to Eugene, local activists will be giving a report back from the weekend's events and presenting updates on local campaigns to fight corporate power. This event is presented by The Eugene Global Justice Organizing Project and will be held next Wed., April 28th at 7pm in the EMU's Fir Room.
Confirmed speakers include:
<Graduate Teaching Fellowship Federation>
On the privatization of higher education, its effects at the UofO and across the country.
<Coast Range Association>
On watch-doggin' the timber barons, the Tillamook project, the environmental impacts of "free" trade, and the effects of short rotation cutting.
On the structure and function of the World Bank/IMF. How DO their globalization policies affect workers, students, and the environment?
Other speakers are to be announced. Please stay tuned. There will be a slide show of photos from the DC mobilization, an update on the local campaign to stop the Wal-Mart super store, and a look ahead to mobilizations at the G8 in Georgia and to the Biotech Industry Conference in SF.
The event is free and open to the public. Free childcare and interpretation
into Spanish will be provided. For more information contact CISCAP at
485-8633. The Eugene Global Justice Organizing Project (EGJOP) is sponsored
by CISCAP and Eugene PeaceWorks.