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ANARCHIST ANTI-WAR CONFERENCE OCT. 25-27

by POWER Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002 at 5:27 PM
socalpower@wearepower.org none http://www.wearepower.org

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Join us for a great weekend in LA w/ Hip Hop, Dance, and Rock Music w/ 2 Great DJ's and it's all for free. Educate and EMPOWER yourself on why YOU.. Yes YOU should be against war.
ENGLISH VERSION:
"In all wars the object is to protect or to seize
money, property and power, and there will always be
wars so long as Capital rules and oppresses people."
- Ernst Friedrich, War Against War (1924)
POWER - People Opposing War, Empires & Rulers
"The Many Faces of War, An Anarchist Perspective on
War"
WHEN: Friday Oct. 25 - Sunday Oct. 27
WHERE: Arts in Action
LOCATION: 4th floor of 1919 7th Street, Los Angeles CA Near MacArthur Park (Between Westlake St & Bonnie Brae)
DIRECTIONS: From 101 Freeway exit SOUTH on ALVARADO, Make a LEFT on 7th Street, and Arts in Action will be 1 light up on the LEFT HAND SIDE inside of a Building that has "SWAP MEET" written on it. Arts In Action is located on the 4th Floor of that Building
FROM THE RED LINE STATION: Get off on Westlake/MacArthur Park. Arts in Action space is walking distance from there.
COST: FREE!
CALL: 949-436-1188
EMAIL: Socalpower@wearepower.org
WEBSITE: http://www.wearepower.org
Volunteers are needed, Please contact us if you are
able to help out!!
DOWNLOAD FLYER:
FRONT: http://www.wearepower.org/front.pdf
BACK: http://www.wearepower.org/back.pdf

"Freedom is what we make of it. If we stand against
repression, authority and illegitimate structures, we
are expanding the domain of freedom and that's what
freedom will be. That's what we create; there is
nothing to define in words."
-- Noam Chomsky
The "Many Faces of War" conference, was created by
POWER(People Opposing War, Empires and Rulers) and
many other organizations, as a direct response to
educate and empower people to make informed decisions
about the many different war's being waged all over
the world. The three-day conference is totally FREE of
charge, each night of the conference we will hold a
variety of musical benefit shows, all $$$ that is made
will go towards groups participating in the
conference, and Arts In Action.
The conference is an anarchist/anti-authoritarian
perspective on war, it will focus on growing political
repression due to war, racism, immigration,
patriotism, community organizing, anarchist history,
and the overall effect that war has on regular people,
it will also be a time that we are able to come
together and speak to one another on what ordinary
people can do to promote an anti-war and
anti-authoritarian political movement together, within
their own community. We want a better world, one
without hierarchy, imperialists, or empires. We want a
new world, and we are hoping that through education
and action we are able to achieve that common goal
that binds us all together.


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY OCTOBER 25, 2002

7:00 - 11: 30
LIVE HIP HOP & SPOKEN WORD NIGHT

BlueKey Core-Tet
Jupitersciples
Yaoh & Scott Keltic Knot
Over the Counter Intelligence
Mechanizm
Maj-eye & Prophetic
Xololanxinxo
Mezsenger
Perceptual Klues
Freedom Smugglers


SATURDAY OCTOBER 26, 2002

10:00 – 11:30
-Aspects of Environmental Destruction Due to War – Candace
-The Theater of Protest, Dissecting Resistance – The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest
-Self Defense – Gina & Colin
-Education on ROTC/JROTC recruitment – Mike Novick of Anti-Racist Action (ARA) and POWER
- Art – Arts in Action
- Beyond the culture of blame, punishment, and war: building peace and building anarchy - Shawn McDougal


11:30 – 12:30
Lunch & Plenary


12:30 – 2:00
-Colonialism & Racism – Mike Novick from Anti-Racist Action & POWER
-The 2nd colonization of the Americas – Comite Zapatista De Los Angeles
-History and Prehistory of War – Ben Axiom
-Globalization & War – Jim Araby from POWER
-Invest in Caring Not Killing – International Wages for House Work Campaign

12:30 – 4:00
-Challenging White Supremacy – Chris Crass, Kerry Levenberg, Amiee Fishman

2:00 – 2:30
-Plenary

2:30 – 4:00
-Linkage between the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict & the U.S. reinvasion of Iraq – Women in Black
-Afghanistan One Year Later – Sonali Kolhatkar from Afghan Women’s Mission and KPFK radio
-War and it’s effect on the Indigenous People of the Americas - Lupe Lopez and Lori Gonzales of Alianza
Indigena
-Iraqi Sanctions – Leah Wells from Nuclear Age Peace Foundation & Voices in the Wilderness
-Immigrants Know Your Rights – Los Jovenes

4:00 – 5:30
-Plenary & Discussion in Break out Groups


5:30 – 7:00
-Break

7:00 – 11:30
JUNGLE & HIP HOP DANCE/RAVE

DJ MIYUKI (LA’s only female Japanese jungle DJ)
DJ SHY (LA’s only female Korean hip hop DJ)


SUNDAY OCTOBER 27, 2002

11:00 – 12:30
-Anarchist History Panel – Chris Crass, Matt Hart, Ericka & Sam
- Post 9/11 effects on Immigrants Rights – Hasan Hasan & Beth from POWER
-The Fight for Palestine – Tamara Rettino & Garrick Ruiz from International Solidarity Movement (ISM)
-Korean Immigrant Workers Advocate (KIWA)
-Street Medics – Colin
- Direct Action - Arts in Action

12:30 – 1:30
-Lunch / Plenary


1:30 – 3:00
-Amerkican History B side: White Supremacy, Violence and Genocide – MCAlienmindcontrol
-U.S Foreign Policy – Frank Dorrel
-Political Prisoners / Prisoners of War – Anarchist Black Cross Federation (ABCF LA)
-Effects of Military & War in South America – Don White From Committee in Solidarity With the People of
El Salvador (CISPES)
-War and it’s effect on workers & Unions – Jim Smith from L.A. Labor News
-History & First Hand experience about the War in El Salvador - Yaoh from Atlachinolli Front & Cultural Center of Anahuac

3:00 – 5:00
Panel Discussion on Anarchist Anti-War Organizing

5:00-7:00
Outdoor activity at Macarthur Park

7:00 – 11:30
ECLECTIC MIX OF RESISTANCE MUSIC
LIVE PERFORMANCES BY:

Mailuna
P.C.P
Bambu
Suspect 7
Sorimodum
Idle
Balagtsan Collective
Cuauhtemoc
Aztlan Unearthed

If you would like to be involved in this conference,
help give a workshop/suggest a workshop, or help out
in any way please feel free to get in touch with us.
Volunteers are needed, Please contact us if you are
able to help out!! Also if you are in need of housing,
please get in touch with us, and we can help you out.
Socalpower@wearepower.org or call 949-436-1188 or
check out http://www.wearepower.org
Also if you are interested in tabling, or selling
times (Vendors) at the conference, please email or
call us

"...ironically, perhaps, the best organized dissenters n the world today are anarchists, who are busily
undermining capitalism while the rest of the left is still trying to form committees."
--Jeremy Hardy, the Guardian (UK)
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