Event Title

Dawn of a New Revolt: Challenging Corporate Control of Politics

Speaker

Cindy Sheehan

Streaming Media

Description

From Egypt to Wisconsin, working-class people are rising up against injustice. Massive strikes and demonstrations rocked Europe’s ruling elites last year. Popular uprisings have toppled and challenged dictators and “free-market” policies across the Arab world. Now workers and youth in Wisconsin and across the U.S. have begun to fight back against budget cuts in education and healthcare enacted by both Republicans and Democrats. Come hear an inspiring speaker and join this important discussion about how we can challenge the corporate agenda and fight for a better world.

About the Lecturer: Cindy Sheehan, peace activist and mother of specialist Casey Sheehan killed in Iraq.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

27-4-2011 12:00 PM

End Date

27-4-2011 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Corporate control of politics, Corporate agenda, Casey Sheehan, Iraq war

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Apr 27th, 12:00 PM Apr 27th, 1:15 PM

Dawn of a New Revolt: Challenging Corporate Control of Politics

Fairhaven College Auditorium

From Egypt to Wisconsin, working-class people are rising up against injustice. Massive strikes and demonstrations rocked Europe’s ruling elites last year. Popular uprisings have toppled and challenged dictators and “free-market” policies across the Arab world. Now workers and youth in Wisconsin and across the U.S. have begun to fight back against budget cuts in education and healthcare enacted by both Republicans and Democrats. Come hear an inspiring speaker and join this important discussion about how we can challenge the corporate agenda and fight for a better world.

About the Lecturer: Cindy Sheehan, peace activist and mother of specialist Casey Sheehan killed in Iraq.