[IMC-Boston-Dispatch] Fwd: FRIDAY SEP 23 The Price of Oil featuring
pstidman at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 19 07:20:19 PDT 2005
--- Jeff Rosenblum <rosenblum.jeff at gmail.com> wrote:
> Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 08:56:59 -0400
> From: Jeff Rosenblum <rosenblum.jeff at gmail.com>
> To: Pete Stidman <pstidman at yahoo.com>, Chella Rajan
> <crajan at tellus.org>,
> Pete Stidman <pstidman at yahoo.com>,
> "Larry Slotnick (E-mail)" <ljslotnick at yahoo.com>,
> Ona Ferguson <onaferguson at hotmail.com>,
> wally ward <clay_ward at hotmail.com>,
> julian at undergrad.com,
> tlosier at groundwork-usa.org, Mira Brown
> <mira at bikesnotbombs.org>,
> Arik Grier <arik at bikesnotbombs.org>,
> matt at bikesnotbombs.org, Carl Kurz
> <carl at bikesnotbombs.org>,
> gene at ace-ej.org
> Subject: FRIDAY SEP 23 The Price of Oil featuring
> Ken Wiwa
> somewhat depressing, but an important insight into
> our oil issues. I
> heard Ken speak at CMU I think, about 1998, more
> recently after his
> father was killed.
> Mira,Carl,Arik,Matt: I think this is worth sending
> out to the BNB
> listserve, and bringing BNB newsletters and
> membership information for
> people to take who come to this.
> Amnesty International's MIT
> student chapter
> The Boston Student Cluster
> invites you to
> Join us for an evening with human rights
> activist and journalist
> Ken Wiwa for The Price of Oil, a tribute to the
> life and legacy of his
> father Ken Saro-Wiwa.
> Ken Wiwa and other experts will discuss the
> Niger Delta peoples'
> struggle for justice, and the real "price of oil"
> on Africa, the
> environment, and all of us.
> Friday September 23, 2005
> (Kirsch Auditorium at Massachusetts Institute of
> Technology's Stata
> Program 5:30pm-7:30pm
> (performances and selections from Saro-Wiwa's
> novels & plays, testimonies
> inspired by Ken and photographs by renowned
> photojournalist Ed Kashi).
> November 10, 2005 marks the Tenth Anniversary of
> the executions of Ken
> Saro-Wiwa and eight colleagues their only crime
> was organizing against
> the pollution and repression of Shell and the
> Nigerian military. In the
> ensuing decade, much has changed, but more has
> not. Nigeria has emerged
> from decades of military rule, and is now a
> nascent democracy. Yet Ken
> Saro-Wiwa and others remain convicted of a crime
> they did not commit, oil
> companies continue to pollute Ogoni and the Niger
> Delta with impunity
> poverty, and growing instability plague Delta
> communities. Globally, oil
> dominates world affairs, in conflict, climate,
> finance and development.
> Ten years on, Ogoni, the Delta, Nigeria, and the
> world still need Ken
> Tour sponsored by: Oil Change International,
> Amnesty USA, Center for
> Constitutional Rights, Earthrights International,
> Rainforest Action
> Network, Sierra Club, Tufts University African
> Studies Dept., and the Ken
> Saro-Wiwa Foundation.
Do You Yahoo!?
Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around
More information about the Boston-dispatch