As we turn the page on the hugely successful 2006 SFA Encuentro, we
focus our attention on the upcoming fall season of escalating
education and action as the youth and student movement in solidarity
with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers takes on McDonald's and more.
DEMAND that Congress and the Fish and Wildlife Service revoke ExxonMobile's right to "take polar bears incidental to oil and gas industry exploration activities in the Beaufort Sea and adjacent northern coast of Alaska."
The Bamako Appeal is a statement issued by a meeting held in Bamako, Mali, on January 18 2006, an initiative taken by the WFA – the World Forum for Alternatives, headed by eminent Egyptian economist Samir Amin and eminent Belgian historian François Houtart. The document makes a major call for (and puts forward a major 10-point program for) an organized, worldwide redoubling of resistance to the current phase of imperialism and the building of a world movement. The analysis and discussion of the document has been prominent in World Social Forum circles and it might be an important discussion piece in the upcoming WSF 2007 in Nairobi. To read the full article please go to http://lfsc.org/wsf/
The WSFBOC is sponsoring an open meeting to discuss the Bamako Appeal on Saturday, October 7, from 7pm - 9pm at the Democracy Center, 45 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge (6 blocks away from Harvard Sq. T station). The meeting is free and open to the public.
A former Army intelligence and public affairs officer gives a disturbing analysis of just what kind of plan the Neocons have in store for the United States with their recent legislation to spy and torture state enemies -- and what kind of man they have in George W. Bush to carry it out !