Monday, May 9, 2011

Labor Beat Fundraising appeal...

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Spring Fundraising Offer
Donate $50 or more,
Get 4 essential DVDs
Support Labor Beat, and also add these essential labor DVDs
to your library. Read below how you can get them...

1. Workers’ Republic
Independently produced by filmmaker (and Labor Beat producer) Andrew Friend, Workers’ Republic tells the story of factory workers in Chicago who stood up to their boss and his financial backers to demand severance when their factory was closing. Winner of the John Michaels Human Rights Film Award (Big Muddy Film Festival 2010), this special fund raising offer represents the rare last stock of Friend’s non-profit version produced with music by indie artist Moby. 60 min.

2. Raid on A Nation
After September 2010 FBI raids on Chicago anti-war activists, solidarity networks spring up. Scenes, speeches from first-of-its-kind 9/27 big protest in front of Chicago FBI headquarters. Also, mass anti-war protest at 2008 RNC, where Joe Iosbaker speaks. Third International Video Festival Against War and Poverty – Japan. 30 min.

3. Corporate Media and the Plunder of Chicago Public Education
Corporate tv tries to spin the story of new union militancy. An up-close study in how the ‘sausages’ are made at the corporate news ‘sausage’ factory. 30 min.

4. Battle Front Wisconsin
The first, intense days of the mass protest at the capitol building in Madison, as the governor attempts to strip public sector unions of collective bargaining rights. Interviews with union activists, U of W students. Panoramic wide-screen vistas of huge crowds. The opening battle in an interstate war for workers’ rights. 30 min.

To donate $50 or more via PayPal to Labor Beat (Committee for Labor Access)
and get these 4 dvd’s, click here:
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