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Saturday, April 17: Teach-in on the IMF and World Bank
13 Apr 2004
In preparation for the mobillization to Washigton, DC for the 60th anniversary of the World Bank, come and engage with local and
international activists about global economic issues.
Teach-In on the World Bank/IMF

In preparation for the mobillization to Washigton, DC for the 60th anniversary of the World Bank, come and engage with local and
international activists about global economic issues.

Saturday, April 17th
7-9PM
Tufts University - Barnum 104
Directions: A 10-15 minute walk from
Davis T station. From Davis, walk down College Ave, past the Powderhouse rotary, and take a left onto Talbot Ave. Take a right onto Packard Ave. Walk past Professor’s Row. Soon you will see the Academic Quad on your right at the top of the hill. Barnum is one of the first buildings on your right.

Speakers:

VICTOR GERONIMO - Dominican Republic
Coordination of Popular, Union, and Drivers Organizations Victor Geronimo belongs to the National Directory of the Unity and Struggle
Coordination, which recently directed the two most powerful general strikes of the last two decades of Dominican history, against the IMF, the FTAA, the Interamerican Development Bank (IADB) and other international banks. He is also the General Facilitator for the Convergence of Movements of Peoples of the Americas-COMPA-(2002-2004). This network unites popular, campesino,
indigenous, religious, student, women’s, community organizations, and unions against corporate globalization, FTAA, WTO, IADB, and IMF, and develops alternatives to them.

VIRGINIA SETSHEDI – Cape Town, South Africa
Soweto Electricity Crisis Committee/Anti-P rivatisation Forum Virginia Setshedi comes from Soweto. Her activism started while she was a student at the University of the Witswatersrand. She is a founding member of the Soweto electricity Crisis Committee, established in 2000 to take up the struggle of inefficient electricity provision for the poor in Soweto and privatisation of electricity.Virginia also helped establish the Anti-Privatisation Forum in Johannesburg, and now participates in the Anti-Privatisation Forum in Cape Town, a forum that brings together community organisations who are affected by privatisation in a broader sense. Presently she is working with the Alternative Information and Development Centre in Cape Town.

JUDITH ALEXANDRE- Local activist Judith Alexandre is a local activist working on economic justice issues effecting Haiti and the Haitian immigratn community.

Presented byBankBusters (www.BankBusters.org), Somerville/Medford United for Justice with Peace, and Tufts University International Relations
and Women’s Studies, in conjunction with 50 Years is Enough (www.50years.org). For more information, call 617-755-0795 or email us at
noimfwb (at) yahoo.com.
See also:
http://www.bankbusters.org
http://www.globalizethis.org

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