Shout Out for Global Justice

06/25/2010 18:00
06/25/2010 21:00
Canada/Eastern

On June 25, please join the Council of Canadians to challenge the G20 and demand trade, water and climate justice!
 

FEATURING:

* Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and chairs the board of Washington-based Food and Water Watch.

* Leo Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers and Vice-President of the AFL-CIO.

* Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 800 TV and radio stations in North America.

* John Hilary, executive director of War on Want, which campaigns for human rights and against the root causes of global poverty, inequality and injustice.

* Naomi Klein, award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism and No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies.

* Dr. Vandana Shiva, founder of Navdanya, an environmental justice organization that counts 5,000,000 farmer families in sixteen states of India among its members. Before becoming an activist, Dr. Shiva was one of India's leading physicists.

* Pablo Solon, Bolivian ambassador to the United Nations and lead negotiator for Bolivia at the December 2009 climate conference in Copenhagen.

* Clayton Thomas-Mueller, aboriginal activist and tar sands campaigner with the Indigenous Environmental Network.

and more...

Check out full details at http://www.canadians.org/g20/event.html