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National Assembly Anti-War Conference

This article contains a brief report of the the National Assembly held on the weekend of June 28th and June 29th.

Jorge Martin in San Francisco: Hands Off Venezuela!

JM in SFOn May 11th, 2008 the Workers International League (WIL) in cooperation with the US Hands Off Venezuela campaign, hosted Jorge Martin, international secretary of Hands Off Venezuela, in San Francisco as part of his ongoing North American tour.  The topic of the meeting was about Latin America and the revolutionary struggle.  Meeting was held in the Brava theater in the heart of the Mission district, an overwhelmingly Latino neighborhood.

Jorge Martin in Minneapolis: Hands Off Venezuela!

Jorge Martin in MinneapolisInternational Secretary for Hands Off Venezuela Jorge Martin continued his North American tour with a public meeting on May 17 at the Central Labor Union Council in Minneapolis, MN.  The event was sponsored by Hands Off Venezuela, the Workers International League, the MN-Cuba Commmittee and the MN-Venezuela Committee. Some 70 people turned up for the event, with several trade unionists in attendance. Speaking on "Revolutionary Latin America," Jorge was joined by Yasmin Tovar, a local Venezuela solidarity activist; August Nimtz, Professor at the University of Minnesota and expert on Cuba; and Gerardo Cajamarca, an exiled Colombian trade unionist now working with the United Steel Workers. Click here for a video of Jorge's speech!

Report on May Day in Minneapolis

MSP May DayThe Minneapolis / St. Paul branch of the Workers International League helped organize and participated in an Immigrant Rights march through downtown St. Paul to the state capitol building demanding "immediate and unconditional legalization for all" and "stop the raids and deportations". The weather held up - there was rain in the forecast - and an estimated 800 to 1,000 people came out for the march and rally.