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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Oct. 5-6 - Global Cops: The Corporate Security State's Assault on Democracy


Global Cops: The Corporate Security State's Assault on Democracy
*	Global Cops Program
*	Global Cops Registration
*	Global Cops Information
*	Global Cops Accomodation
*	No to NATO: Festival of Creative NonViolence -- October 6
*	Resisting Global Militarism -- September 27 to 29

Global Cops Program
The Corporate Security State's Assault on Democracy

October 5, 2001
Ottawa Canada
St. Joseph's Parish
151 Laurier Avenue East

Sponsors: End the Arms Race, GRACE (Global Resource Action Center on 
the Environment, The Council of Canadians, The International Forum on 
Globalization, Veterans Against Nuclear Arms, Coalition to Oppose the 
Arms Trade, Canadian Labour Congress, Ottawa and District Labour 
Council, Canadian Union of Public Employees, National Union of Public 
and General Employees, Canadian Auto Workers, Ontario-PIRG Ottawa, 
Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Canadian Voice of Women, Women's 
International League for Peace and Freedom-Canada, Global Network 
Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, Abolition 2000 Military 
Industrial Working Group, Science for Peace, International Peace 
Bureau, and International Network On Disarmament and Globalization.

Global Cops - The Corporate Security State's Assault on Democracy
October 5, 2001

After each panel there will be follow-up workshops (one hour each) 
for participants to further discuss the issue.
Co-Chairs Mel Watkins, Science for Peace and Arciris Garay, Campaign 
for Nuclear Phaseout

9:00 am The Military Enforcer of the Free Market
Tony Clarke, Polaris Institute
Steve Staples, The Council of Canadians and the International Network 
on Disarmament and Globalization
Diana Johnstone, Researcher and author
10:00 am Corporate Economic Warfare
Maude Barlow, The Council of Canadians
Chief Art Manuel, Shuswap Nation Tribal Council
Jerry Mander, Public Media Center

11:00 am Private wars: Defending Corporate Interests
Emmanuel Rozental-Klinger, The Canada Columbia Solidarity Campaign
Owens Wiwa, AFRIDA

1:00 pm Subversion of Popular Movements
Aziz Choudry, GATT Watchdog

2:00 pm The Criminalization of Dissent
Lyndsay Poaps, Check Your Head
Jaggi Singh, Researcher and Activist

3:00 pm NATO: The World Police & the Global War System
James Bissett, Former Ambassador to Yugoslavia
Senator Doug Roche, Author and Former Ambassador to Disarmament
Jillian Skeet, End the Arms Race
4:00 pm Master of Space with a Nuclear Fist
Karl Grossman, Author of Weapons in Space, Investigative reporter
Alice Slater, Global Resources Action Center on the Environment
Andrew Lichterman, Western States Legal Foundation

Evening Panel 7:00 pm
The Corporate Security State
Maude Barlow, The Council of Canadians
Jean-Claude Parrot, Canadian Labour Congress
Bruce Gagnon, Global Network Against Weapons in Space

Saturday morning (Round table 9:00 am to 12:00 noon)
Strategy for a historic era: the Global Democracy Movement
Tony Clarke, Polaris Institute (Chair)
This is an historical moment Building the movement for the long-term 
Protecting ourselves from corporate state violence--protecting human 
and social rights, and the environment; creating economics for 
people; and a time to end war.

May 1996

Lesley Stahl, 60 Minutes: We have heard that a half million children have
died [because of sanctions against Iraq]. I mean, that's more children than
died in Hiroshima and and you know, is the price worth it?"

U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright: "I think this is a very hard
choice, but the price we think the price is worth it."

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