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this was the event:
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Saving the Tillamook forests from the timber barons, fighting the
privatization of education, grassroots social movements in Argentina, and
stopping the Wal-Mart superstore invasion in Eugene...What do these stories
have in common and how are they connected to the World Bank/IMF? Come find
"From the Streets: Local Struggles and Global Resistance to the World
TONIGHT!! WED APRIL 28TH 7PM EMU Fir Room (13th and University on the UO
Last weekend, as the World Bank/IMF met for their sixtieth anniversary
conference in DC they were met by an 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
giving a report back from the weekend's events and presenting updates on
campaigns to fight corporate power. This event is presented by The Eugene
Global Justice Organizing Project and will be held, Tonight! Wed., April
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
<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?
<UofO Sociology Department>
>>Fresh from 8months immersed in the social movements of Argentina--on how
Bank policies have affected Argentina and the inspirational models of
Argentine grassroots resistance that have emerged 'on the streets'
>>On how corporate globalization allows WalMart to ignore workers rights and
community standards in Eugene and around the world
There will be a slide show of photos from the DC mobilization, 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.
This list is for coordinating and planning EGJOP events.
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