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On the Road to Justice: An IMF,WB, and FTAA Teach-In

A day long teach-in will still be held at the University of Illinois Chicago on Saturday, September 15th from 9:15am to 5pm at Lincoln Hall, 707 South Morgan. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone impacted by the recent tragedies in NYC and DC.
On the Road to Justice: An IMF, WB, and FTAA Teach-in
University of Illinois Chicago, D2 Lecture Hall and Lincoln Hall - September 15, 2001 - 9:15am-5:00pm

9:15am Registration Begins

10:00am Welcome

10:05am-11:30am Opening Plenary

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Dave Ranney, UIC and Alliance for Responsible Trade
Carmencita (Chie) Abad, Philippines, Anti-Sweatshop Activist and former sweatshop worker
Jonah K. Gokova, Zimbabwe, Chair of the Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development, a grouping of Zimbabwean NGOs working on Debt and Trade issues.
Tania Arosemena, Panama’s Civil Society Initiative for the Environment
Christine Boardman, President SEIU Local 73 (invited)

11:45am-1:15pm Session #1 (5 Sessions)
IMF, WB, and FTAA 101
Debt Domination: Perspectives from Asia and Africa
Middle East Conflict: The Case of Israel and Palestine
Local Labor Struggles in a Global Context
Immigration and the Fight for Amnesty
Civil Disobedience

1:15pm-2:15pm Lunch break
[people eat in cafeteria on campus]

2:15pm-3:45 Session #2 (5 Sessions)
Civil Disobedience
IMF, WB, and FTAA 101
Local Labor Struggle in a Global Context
Mexico, the US, and the border
Privatizating Chicago
Environmental Struggles in the Global Economy

4:00pm-5:00pm Closing/Wrap-Up Session



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