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Socialist Summer School 2001 Update- A WORLD TO FIGHT FOR, A WORLD TO WIN.

Join hundreds of activists from around the US and the world from the labor movement, global justice movement, the Palestinian solidarity movement and many others to debate and discuss the vital issues facing all of our struggles. Nearly 100 discussions on today's struggles, the socialist tradition, political theory and much more.

A WORLD TO FIGHT FOR
A WORLD TO WIN
Socialist Summer School 2001
Downtown Chicago, June 14 - 17

FEATURED MEETINGS:

CLASS STRUGGLES IN LATIN AMERICA with OSCAR OLIVERA, executive director of the Cochabamba (Bolivia) Federation of Factory Workers and the leader of the fight in Cochabamba to stop water privatization, and DIRCEU TRAVESSO, national executive, Central Unica does Tabalhadores (CUT) of Brazil

FIGHTING CORPORATE POWER with CHIE ABAD, former sweatshop worker and union organizer

THE END OF THE MIRACLE ECONOMY, with DOUG HENWOOD, editor of Left Business Observer

THE GREEN PARTY MOVEMENT, with HOWIE HAWKINS, Syracuse (NY) Greens

SOLIDARITY AND STRUGGLE AROUND THE WORLD, with activists from Mexico, Canada, South America, Europe and the U.S.

AFTER QUEBEC: WHERE DOES THE GLOBAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT GO FROM HERE? With SOREN AMBROSE, 50 Years is Enough; KEVEN DANAHER, Global Exchange; MEREDETH KOLODNER of the International Socialist Organization and the New York Coalition to Stop the FTAA

THE FIGHT AGAINST RACISM IN BUSH'S AMERICA, with SHARLENE MORRIS, vice president, Penn State University Black Caucus, KEEANGA=YAMAHTTA TAYLOR of the ISO and others

AHMED SHAWKI, editor of the International Socialist Review

RESISTANCE IN MEXICO AND ORGANIZING ACROSS BORDERS, with JAIME COTA, Workers Information Center in Tijuana, Mexico; CARMEN VALDEZ, Factor X group of women maquiladora workers; ALEJANDRO KURCZYN of the Frente Zapatista; and other Mexican activists

ON THE FRONT LINE OF LABOR'S FIGHTS, with KENNETH RILEY, president of the International Longshoreman's Association Local 1422, on the Charlston Five, dockworkers from South Carolina facting prosecution following a police attack on their picket line

AMERICAN INJUSTICE, with MICHAEL PARDUE, recently released from Alabamba prison after almost three decades incarcerated for crimes he didn't commit, and RONALD JONES, exonerated Illinois death row prisoner

IN DEFENSE OF LENINISM, with SHARON SMITH, columnist for Socialist Worker

REBUILDING THE UAW, with rank and file activists

THE STRUGGLE FOR PALESTINE, with SOUAD DAJANI, Grassroots International, and NADIA HIJAB, author of Citizens Apart: A Portrait of Palestinians in Israel

SUPPORT THE DEATH ROW TEN, organized by the Campaign to End the Death Penalty, with supporters and family members of victims of police torture on death row in Illinois

THE LIMITS OF ANARCHISM, with SHERRY WOLF, coauthor of Abortion Rights: Lessons for a New Struggle

BLACK POWER IN THE UNIONS IN THE 1970s, with DAN GEORGAKAS, coauthor of Detroit: I Do Mind Dying

sponsored by the
INTERNATIONAL SOCIALIST ORGANIZATION
and the
CENTER FOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Visit us at www.internationalsocialist.org and register on-line at www.socialistsummerschool.org

e-mail socialistsummerschool2001 (at) hotmail.com
call 773 583 8665

Socialst Summer School 2001 is at the Congress Plaza Hotel at 520 S. Michigan Avenue in the Loop.
 
 

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