Sunday, May 3, 2009

Fire the Boss!

Fire the Boss!

Haymarket Books presents:

Fire the Boss: 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 at Third Avenue
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 signingCo-sponsored by The Cooper Union, The Indypendent, UE, Nation Institute, and Nation Magazine

To find out more about the event, please visit:

Directions: Cooper Union Great Hall. 7 East 7th Street New York City, New York 10003 between Third Avenue and Cooper Square (just south of Fourth Avenue) 6 train to Astor Place R, W to 8th Street - NYU

Posted here by Glenn Rikowski
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