November 21, 2006
Ahmed Shawki, Editor in Chief of the International Socialist Review, spoke on the necessity of combining activism and education, practice with theory, and joining with other movements that have shared goals. Citing the the immigrant rights movement, he linked it with working class rights and working class power.
This is a short clip of his speech. He shared the stage with human rights attorney Lynne Stewart; Shujaa Graham, and Nativo López, with moderation by Sherry Wolf. See full details, with photos, audio of the entire rally, and coverage of workshops with Jeremy Scahill, Annie Zirin, Michael Letwin, Kelly Dougherty, Camilo Mejia, Pablo Paredes and Eric Ruder.