[act-ma] May 4 -- Forum Featuring Editor of The Militant on Rising Resistance to the Economic Crisis

Boston Militant Labor Forum bostonmlf at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 30 17:39:49 PDT 2008


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Two  Two Announcements Follow:
Thu   Thursday, May 1 -- Marches for
Immigrant and Workers Rights
Sun   Sunday, May 4 -- Special Forum
with the Editor of The Militant

 

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Join the
May 1st Actions for Immigrant Rights! 
Stop the Raids and Deportations! Legalization Now!
 
Chelsea    2:30 p.m.
Gather at Glendale Park in Everett or Central                   Square,
E. Boston to march to Chelsea 
                   3:30 p.m. - 5:30 Rally Chelsea City Hall 
      Boston     4:00 p.m. Rally on
Boston Common  
                      5:30 p.m. March to
Copley Square
 

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The 

Mili The Militant Labor Forum presents a special event to raise funds for The
Militant newspaper:
 
From Africa to Latin America
to the U.S. 
The Rise in Working Class Resistance 
to Austerity and War
 
·        Protests
are taking place around the world against rising food prices and low wages.
·        Workers and
farmers throughout Latin America are taking place in debates on what kind of
governments we should fight for, from Venezuela to Bolivia to Ecuador and
Paraguay. 
·        In the U.S.
mobilizations on May 1st will demand legalization and protest the
raids and deportations aimed at intimidating immigrant workers who have shown
they will not be silenced.
·        Independent
truckers have organized protests, including in Washington, D.C. on April 28,
against the rising cost of fuel.
 
The Militant
newspaper has covered these as well as taking a stand against Washington’s wars
in Iraq and Afghanistan and in defense of the Cuban revolution.  Join the efforts to raise $100,000 to help
keep the paper publishing and to keep bringing eyewitness reports from the
struggles by workers and farmers. 
 
Join a
discussion with the editor of the Militant about the worldwide economic crisis
and rising resistance by working people. 
 
Featuring:  Olympia Newton, editor of The Militant
Newton has covered
events in Venezuela, including the bookfair in Caracas in Nov. 2007 where the
theme was “The United States: A Possible Revolution.”  
 
Sunday, May 4
Program 2:00 pm ● Lunch 1:00 pm
Militant Labor Forum Hall
13 Bennington Street, 2nd
floor, East Boston
For more information: call
617-569-9169 or email bostonmlf at yahoo.com
Suggested Donation: Program
$7  ● Lunch $5 
Traducción inglés-español / español-inglés
 
Visit themilitant.com and pathfinderpress.com 
for news, analysis, and books and pamphlets.
 By train, take the blue
line to Maverick Station and walk down Meridian about 5 blocks to Bennington,
by Liberty Plaza.


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