Tuesday, May 12, 2009

fire the boss!

Fire the Boss! A Haymarket Forum
Haymarket Books presents

The Worker Control Solution from Buenos Aires to Chicago
With the authors and editors of Sin Patrón: Stories from Argentina´s Worker-Run Factories: lavaca collective, foreword by Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis (Haymarket Books)

7 pm
May 15, 2009
The Great Hall at Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street, New York City, New York
free (seating is first come, first served)

with (list information):

Naomi Klein, author of THE Shock Doctrine and No Logo, writer of The Take

Avi Lewis, director of The Take and HOST, Al Jazeera English "Fault Lines"

Claudia Acuña and Sergio Ciancaglini of lavaca collective in Argentina

Trabajadoras y Trabajadores de Republic Windows (Chicago, Illinois)

Leah Fried, United Electrical workers union

Brendan Martin, The Working World/La Base

Including a discussion, with clips of The Take by Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis and selections from a documentary about The Republic Workers´ struggle

Translation provided for Spanish speakers

Followed by a book signing

Co-sponsored by The Cooper Union, The Indypendent, UE (United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America), The Nation Institute, The Nation Magazine, The North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), Global Exchange, and Labor Notes

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