American unionist against war – speaking tour

Why U.S. unions oppose Bush’s war on terror

INTERNATIONAL GUEST: KATHY BLACK, Co-convenor, U.S. Labour Against War

Kathy Black Labour against the War

MAJOR PUBLIC FORUM

Saturday March 1, 1:30 for 2pm start
CEPU Auditorium, Cnr Peel & Merivale Sts, South Brisbane. Donation entry: $5/3conc. Drinks avail.
Speakers include Kathy Black; Andrew Dettmer (AMWU State Sectretary)
Organised by Stop the War Collective. Endorsed by: Electrical Trades Union; Rally for Peace & Nuclear Disarmament; Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom. For more info or to endorse the tour, call Paul 0410 629 088; Rob 0424 265 730; email: mgillespie3@gmail.com

QLD COUNCIL OF UNIONS AFFILIATES MORNING TEA

Monday March 3, 9:30am
QCU Building, 16 Peel St, South Brisbane. Organised by Beth Mohle Ph: QCU 3846 2468

UNIVERSITY OF QLD FORUM

Monday March 3, 1pm
Forgan Smith Building, UQ (Follow the signs for exact room details). Ph Ewan 0401 234 610

US Labor Against the War is a national network of unionists committed to educate & mobilise for peace, workers and civil rights, within the US union movement. The group has almost 200 affiliates across the US including state and city-wide labour councils and local union branches. In 2005 it won a policy of rapid withdrawal of troops from Iraq at the convention of the peak US union body, the AFL-CIO.
This will be an opportunity to hear first hand about how trade unions in the US are resisting Bush’s criminal wars, & the cost for ordinary working people in the US from massive cuts to healthcare & other government services.
Further information on US Labor Against the War see: www.uslaboragainstwar.org

HOW YOU CAN HELP WITH THE TOUR:

1. Spread the word – forward this email to your union, peace, student and justice networks, get it in union journals, tell your workmates to come….
2. Endorse the tour – add your organisation’s support, donate to the tour costs (Brisbane needs to raise over $500 to cover costs), build through your networks….
3. Organise for Kathy to meet with your union or organisation – contact Paul 0410 629 088, Rob 0424 265 730; or email: mgillespie3@gmail.com

Thanks and solidarity,

Paul Benedek,

Stop the War Collective

Ph 0410 629 088

Brisbane Activist Centre, 74b Wickham St, Fortitude Valley

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Ph: (07) 3831 2644 Mob: 0410 629 088 Email: brisbane@greenleft.org.au Web: www.greenleft.org.au

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