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United Front Against Austerity, Public Assembly

When:

Saturday, October 27, 2012
12:00 pm 6:00 pm

Where:

Walker Auditorium / INN World Report
56 Walker Street
New York, NY 10013
One and one half blocks south of Canal Street, between Church & Broadway

Live Streaming on Saturday, Oct 27 from 12-6pm EDT http://new.livestream.com/UnitedFrontAA/ufaa2012 

 

Purpose:

To organize an effective opposition to the impending austerity offensive; agitate to shift the burden of the economic depression onto Wall Street oligarchs; and to build momentum toward a genuine political revolution of, by and for the people.

Participants will hear proposals from distinguished speakers, engage in floor debate, and vote on vital strategic matters. The UFAA intends to build on Wisconsin and Occupy with decisions, demands and action.

Speakers:

Cindy Sheehan Antiwar Activist
Webster G. Tarpley Author, historian and economist
Dr. W. Randy Short SCLC, University of Virginia
Don DeBar Founder, Community Progressive Radio
Anthony Monteiro African-American Studies, Temple University
Dr. Jay Arena Professor of Sociology, College of Staten Island, CUNY
Eric Lerner Popular science writer and Occupy Wall Street activist
Rev. Edward Pinkney Benton Harbor, Michigan activist (via Skype)
Murrell Brooks Political Science, Virginia Wesleyan College
Eric Draitser Independent journalist, StopImperialism.com
Bruce Marshall, moderator former Congressional candidate, Green Party of Vermont

We will also play pre-recorded messages from:

Amelia Boynton Robinson Civil rights leader
Yanis Varoufakis Political economist, Greek SYRIZA coalition
Glen Ford Radio host, Black Agenda Report
Stephen Lendman Research Associate, Center for Research on Globalization
David Swanson Activist, blogger and author

http://againstausterity.org/

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