Medea Benjamin Code Pink Chicago Speaking Tour  

    Monday October 31, noon WBEZ Jerome McDonald Worldview   Monday October 31, 6-7:30 pm 8th Day Center for Justice, 205 W. Monroe, Chicago Tuesday November 1, noon- 4:00 pm  Purdue University, Calumet, Indiana November 1, 6:30- 8:00 pm City Lit Book Store, 2523 N Kedzie Blvd. Chicago   Wednesday November 2, 3:00 to 4:30 pm Loyola … Continue reading Medea Benjamin Code Pink Chicago Speaking Tour  

The War in Syria: Reportback from July Anti-War Delegation

Tuesday, October 4, 7m Loyola University (downtown)  Corboy Law Center, room  301,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago Joe Jamison, a member of the US Peace Council, reports on their July delegation of US antiwar organizations in Syria. At the request of the U.S. Peace Council, the Syrian government approved a 7-member delegation composed of representatives … Continue reading The War in Syria: Reportback from July Anti-War Delegation

Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%

Sundays,  2pm Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,   25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop) September  18           Shock Doctrine                                  2009       A documentary adaptation Naomi Klein's 2007 … Continue reading Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%

Behind the Bolivia Miner Cooperatives Protest and the Killing of the Bolivian Vice-Minister

https://zcomm.org/znetarticle/behind-the-bolivia-miner-cooperatives-protests-and-the-killing-of-the-bolivian-vice-minister/ http://www.wrongkindofgreen.org/category/organizations/ned/ http://dissidentvoice.org/2016/08/behind-the-bolivia-miner-cooperatives-protests-and-the-killing-of-the-bolivian-vice-minister/ https://off-guardian.org/2016/09/03/behind-the-bolivia-miner-cooperatives-protests-and-the-killing-of-the-bolivian-vice-minister/ The Bolivian cooperatives’ protests and their August 25 killing of the Bolivian Vice Minister of the Interior Rodolfo Illanes requires us to question our assumptions about cooperatives.  What are the Bolivian mining cooperatives? Most began during the Great Depression as miners banded together to work a mine in common.  However, like … Continue reading Behind the Bolivia Miner Cooperatives Protest and the Killing of the Bolivian Vice-Minister

The Gains of Rafael Correa’s Ecuador and Evo Morales’ Bolivia and the Disinformation Campaign by Western NGOs

World Social Forum Workshop, Montreal Evo’s Bolivia With over 190 coups in the nation’s troubled history–a Latin American record. After years of neoliberal regimes, serving foreign, mostly US corporations, the proportion of rural people living in extreme poverty had risen to 75% by 2002. Evo Morales’ election meant much more than the arrival of the … Continue reading The Gains of Rafael Correa’s Ecuador and Evo Morales’ Bolivia and the Disinformation Campaign by Western NGOs

Flyer: The Gains of Rafael Correa’s Ecuador and Evo Morales’ Bolivia and the Disinformation Campaign by Western NGOs

Stan Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity Montreal World Social Forum  workshop Aug 12 2016 9:00 - 11:30 Correa was elected president of Ecuador in 2007 and Evo Morales elected president of Bolivia in 2005. These two leaders have lead anti-neoliberal and anti-imperialist movements for genuine national independence. The living conditions of the peoples of these countries … Continue reading Flyer: The Gains of Rafael Correa’s Ecuador and Evo Morales’ Bolivia and the Disinformation Campaign by Western NGOs

The US Economic and Media War on Venezuela and Cuba: The Present Regime Change Strategy of the US government and How we can Organize Against it

Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernández, Ambassador of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Canada Eva, Instituto Cubano de Amistad con los Pueblos Stan Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity Tamara Hansen, Fire This Time newspaper Alison Bodine, Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba Montreal World Social Forum  workshop Aug 10 2016 13:00 - 15:30 The Bolivarian government of Venezuela … Continue reading The US Economic and Media War on Venezuela and Cuba: The Present Regime Change Strategy of the US government and How we can Organize Against it

Bernie Sanders in 1989 and the Fight Against Corporate Rule

http://mltoday.com/article/2497-bernie-sanders-in-1989-and-the-fight-against-corporate-rule/30-electoral-politics By Stansfield Smith July 7, 2016 “We need a new, progressive political party in the U.S. because on almost every important issue the Democratic and Republican Parties, both controlled by Big Money, are indistinguishable." The "Reagan Revolution… was brought about with the active and strong support of the Democratic Party which controlled the U.S. … Continue reading Bernie Sanders in 1989 and the Fight Against Corporate Rule

Venezuela: “We live under a financial dictatorship, under an ongoing business coup”

https://www.opednews.com/articles/Venezuela--We-live-under-by-Stansfield-Smith-Latin-America_Latin-American-Solidarity-With-Chavez-160622-627.html "We live under a financial dictatorship, under an ongoing business coup - they do not produce enough because they do not want to, because they wish to see us Chavistas defeated"  SISTERS OF THE SACRED HEART IN VENEZUELA  Translated by Stansfield Smith  In Venezuela You Find More in Lines to Buy Cheaper Goods Than … Continue reading Venezuela: “We live under a financial dictatorship, under an ongoing business coup”