IMPERIALISM, RESISTANCE & ALTERNATIVES

The World Peace Forum Society seventh annual Teach In 

Saturday Oct. 25, 2014 at SFU Harbour Centre- 515 West Hastings, Vancouver.

Register at the door starting at 8:30 am. The teach in will begin at 9:00.
Over the course of the day there will be three plenary sessions and three sets of smaller workshop sessions.

The plenary sessions will include-

  • Deja vu – How WWI Is used to justify imperialism today – Ingo Schmidt
  • Two Big Boys – NATO-The Cops of the World (Mahdi Nazemroaya)and
  • CHINA-Number two and trying harder (Minqi Li)
  • Fortune Telling – Thoughts on the coming years – Minqi Li, Marta
    Harnecker, Mahdi Nazemroaya

Workshops – There are three series of four workshops occurring simultaneously and arranged thematically.

Imperialism

  • China: Left or Right?
  • NATO Pushes East – What does the Ukraine represent.
  • Latin America – Alternative or Partner?
  • South Africa – Neoliberalism with a Human Face?

Resistance

  • The Chinese Labour Movement Today – and a report back from the
    BC Federation of Labour visit to China
  • Euro- critics – Left AND Right
  • Health, Housing and Education – Defending the right to live.
  • Arab Spring – what season are we in?

Alternatives

  • The Rise of the Working Class in China
  • Fundamentalists of All Countries Unite – The Reappearance of
    Everything Old
  • Bolivarian Revolution and ALBA at 10 Years
  • O Canada! Strategies for Change – A panel of activists from the
    electoral and extra-electoral movements for social change.

For more info see www.peaceforumteachin.org

WPFTeachIn

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British Columbia Teachers for Peace and Global Education (PAGE BC) is one of 32 Provincial Specialist Associations (PSAs) of the British Columbia Teachers' Federation. PSAs are channels for members to exchange ideas on research, teaching strategies, curriculum development, and other shared interests. Peace & Global Educators teach for citizens of the world who demonstrate humanitarian concern & are cognizant of living in a socially responsible manner.

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