Please note I have a new phone number...

512-517-2708

Alan Maki

Alan Maki
Doing research at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas

It's time to claim our Peace Dividend

It's time to claim our Peace Dividend

We need to beat swords into plowshares.

We need to beat swords into plowshares.

A program for real change...

http://peaceandsocialjustice.blogspot.com/2013/03/a-progressive-program-for-real-change.html


What we need is a "21st Century Full Employment Act for Peace and Prosperity" which would make it a mandatory requirement that the president and Congress attain and maintain full employment.


"Voting is easy and marginally useful, but it is a poor substitute for democracy, which requires direct action by concerned citizens"

- Ben Franklin

Let's talk...

Let's talk...

Saturday, January 13, 2007

Labor & Sustainability Conference

Labor & Sustainability Conference

January 19th-20th, 2007

Next weekend --- mark your calendar

please distribute widely

UNITED AUTO WORKERS 879 Union Hall

2191 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN

Phone: 651-699-4246

[To go to the web site click on the title]

Free & Open To The Public

FRIDAY EVENING PROGRAM --- January 19

6:00 PM Reception

7:00 PM Speakers

“Building A Movement For Sustainability: How Labor Can Respond to the Climate Crisis”
Jack Rasmus, Chairperson of Bay Area National Writers Union 1981 (UAW) & Author of The War At Home: The Corporate Offensive From Reagan To Bush and Fire On Pier 32.

Bill Onasch, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1287 Retiree (Kansas City, MO Bus Drivers), Labor Party Interim National Council & U.S. Labor Against the War Steering Committee.

SATURDAY SCHEDULE--- January 20

8:00 AM Registration

9:00 AM Welcoming Address by Lynn Hinkle, Health & Safety Director, UAW 879

10:00 AM First Workshop Session

12:00 Lunch-Time Press Conference in the Rotunda of the MNSCU Training Center

1:00 PM Second Workshop Session

3:00 PM Plenary to Discuss & Vote on Action Resolutions

DINNER-TIME PANEL DISCUSSION

Charles Griffith, Auto Project Director, Ecology Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Bracken Hendricks, Executive Director, Apollo Alliance

8:30 PM Poetry by members of the Minnesota Spoken Word Association

9:00 PM Dance

Free & Open To The Public.

Endorsed By:

AFSCME 3800, Douglas County Supervisor Adam Ritscher, 4th & 5th CDs Green Party, IMPACT, Labor Education Service, Mac CARES, Mayday Books, Mpls. CLUC, MN AFL-CIO, MN-CPUSA, MNs For Peace & Social Justice, Prof. Peter Rachleff, Red Lake Casino, Hotel & Restaurant Employees’ Union Org. Cmte., Save Our Bog, St. Paul Area Trades & Labor Assembly, State Rep. Frank Hornstein, 3CTC, UAW 879, UFCW 789, UTU 650, WAMM, WILPF-MN Metro.

For More Information: www.laborandsustainability.org

Email: info@laborandsustainability.org Or Phone: 651-699-4246.