[Marxism] "a good old fashioned day-long teach-in" on the Iraq War
Brian_Shannon at verizon.net
Thu Apr 27 18:48:59 MDT 2006
Give me that "ole time religion"
A teach-in, with a star such as Joseph Wilson, remains one of the
best ways to organize against the Iraq war and those who brought it
to us and them.
Students and Faculty Unite Against War
UC Santa Cruz community gathers together for an educational teach-in
against the war
Katie Markowicz and Alia Wilson
Voices of opposition to the War on Terror echoed off the granite
ruins at the UC Santa Cruz Quarry Amphitheater on Monday, Apr. 24 in
a good old fashioned day-long teach-in organized by the UCSC group,
Faculty Against the War (FAW).
Former US ambassador Joseph Wilson headlined the event. Wilson’s
speech—scheduled two hours into the 10 hour event—elicited a standing
Feminist studies professor and teach-in organizer, Bettina Aptheker
introduced the event.
“The purpose is to bring the university a wide range of speakers on
differing topics with experience and knowledge” on issues pertaining
to the War on Terror, Aptheker said.
Along with Wilson, “The War on Terror: A Credible Threat” teach-in
featured 25 speakers including Santa Cruz Mayor Cynthia Mathews,
Congressman Sam Farr, UCSC Chancellor Denice Denton, Students Against
War (SAW), Watsonville Brown Berets, and former serviceman Aimee
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