[sixties-l] Globalization and Resistance Conference @ CUNY GRAD

From: Johanna Fernandez Pena (jf133@columbia.edu)
Date: Tue Nov 06 2001 - 14:51:37 EST

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    Globalization and resistance conference

    Friday, November 16 - Saturday, November 17, 2001
    9:30 am - 6:00 (BOTH DAYS)
    CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (@ 34th Street), NYC


    8:30 am - Registration

    9:30 - Plenary: Neo-liberalism and the New World Order
    Speakers: Susan George (confirmed)
                                    Stanley Aronowitz (confirmed)
                                    Tariq Ali (confirmed)

    11:15 - 1:00

    1) Neoliberalism: Old imperialism or new capitalism?
    Speakers: Doug Henwood; Silvia Federici
    2) Free trade, the welfare state and wages
    Speakers: Bill Tabb; Francis Piven
    3) IMF, World Bank & the WTO: Can they ever change?
    Speakers: Robert Naiman; Barbara Garson
    4) Debt, Structual Adjustment and the Global South
    Speakers: Dennis Brutus; Forrest Hylton;, Carmen
    5) Globalization, the state, and imperialism
    Speakers: Michael Hardt;, Peter Bratsis
    6) Environment on the edge: The politics of global warming & GM
    Speakers: Jonathan King
    7) Corporate rule and the erosion of democracy
    Speakers: Rob Weissman; Bill DiFazio

    1:00 - 2:00 LUNCH

    2:00 - 3:45

    8) The culture of neoliberalism
    Speakers: David Harvey; Randy Martin
    9) The Corporate University
    Speakers: Barbara Bowen; Clyde Barrow
    10) The US, Islam, and Terrorism
    Speakers: Tariq Ali; Stuart Schaar; Ellen Willis
    11) The War at Home: Surveillence, Civil Liberties, and Dissent
    Speakers: Cory Robbin; Norman Siegel (invited)
    12) Is Capitalism Sustainable?
    Speakers: Stanley Aronowitz;, Manuel DeLanda

    4:00 - 6:00 Plenary: Alternatives to Globalization & War
    Speakers: Manning Marable; Mike Davis; Rabab Abdulhadi


    9:30 Plenary: The shape of the resistance
    Speakers: Leslie A. Kauffman; Kim Moody; Michael Letwin

    11:15 - 1:00

    1) From anti-capitalism to anti-war: Where do we go next?
    Speakers: Marina Sitrin (People's Law Collective/Anti-War Activist)
    Leslie Woods (Ontario Coalition Against Poverty) Laura Fantoni (Italian
    Anti-Capitalist Activist)
    2) Breaking the Two Party System
    Speakers: Howie Hawkins (Green Party) Joel Kovel (Green Party)
    3) Grassroots Media
    Speakers: Arun Gupta (NYC-IMC/Former Editor of the Guardian Newsweekly)
    Ana Nogueira (NYC-IMC/Founding member of IMCs in Argentina and Brazil)
    Chris Strohm (DC-IMC/Reporter, DC Free Press newspaper)
    4) Patents that Kill: Intellectual Property and the AIDS Epidemic
    Speakers: Asia Russell ( ACT UP-Philadelphia) Mark Milano (ACT UP-New
    5) Direct Action Gets the Goods
    Speakers: David Graeber (Direct Action Network) Brooke Lehman (Direct
    Action Network)
    6) Fault Lines of Empire - Colombia, Vieques, and Palestine

    1:00 - 2:00 LUNCH

    2:00 - 3:45

    1) The Prison-Industrial Complex: Social Control and Profit- Critical
    Speakers: Luis Lopes (Critical Resistance - East) Pilar Maschi (Critical
    Resistance -East)
    2) Organizing the Unorganized - UNITE Local 169
    Jose Schiffino
    3) Targeting the Corporations -
    Rainforest Action Network
    4) Organizing Against Police Brutality: From Cincinnati to PG County
    Speakers: Life Allah (Cincinnati Cop Watch) Karen Allen (Sister of
    Caesar Allen,
    killed by PG County Police)
    5) Globalization on the Shop Floor
    Matt Noyes

    4:00 - 6:00 Final Rally: Directions: The future of the movement
    Speakers:Jeremy Brecher; Alex Callincos; Dennis Brutus

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