THE MEXICAN LABOR CRISIS
The Calderon government is attacking the independent/democratic unions (which are the main force for working class progress in the country) on various fronts:
Second U.S. Social Forum Opens New Chapter in US Movements for Justice, Equality, and Sustainability
06-28-2010 – DETROIT The United States Social Forum (USSF) closed Saturday with an inspirational national assembly and closing ceremony. Today, the Forum’s National Planning Committee (NPC) declared the forum a great success with attendance of more than 15,000 people from Detroit, from rural and urban areas across the nation, and from countries across the world including South Africa, Palestine, Honduras and Nepal.
Come to GGJ's primary workshop:
What: Press conference, 12:15-1:00 PM
Social movement leaders from South Africa, Honduras, Canada and Mexico challenge
the G-20‘s empty promises and devastating policies
Where: United States Social Forum
Cobo Center, 1 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48226-4420
People's Media Center, Ambassador Dining Room W2-60, 2nd floor Cobo Hall
(the last room at the end of the hallway overlooking the Detroit River)
Liepollo Pheko, Gender and Trade Network for Africa, South Africa
GGJ at the USSF Thursday June 24:
- Registration continues 8AM-5PM
- International Press Conference on the G-20 Meeting in Toronto Noon-1PM, People's Media Center, Ambassador Dining Room on second floor of Cobo Hall
- For a full schedule of GGJ and GGJ member activities get your hard copy at the GGJ table at Macomb Hall, or download from here
USSF Opening March Photo Essay by Global Justice Ecology Project.
Global Justice Ecology Project is attending and presenting at the US
Social Forum in Detroit, Michigan this week.
All of the photos are by Orin Langelle unless otherwise noted.
GGJ SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY JUNE 23
- For a full schedule of GGJ member workshops go get your hard copy GGJ member program from the GGJ table in Macomb Hall, or download from here http://www.ggjalliance.org/node/398
- Registration continues 8AM Cobo hall