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(en) Canada, Montreal, CLAC scheduled - a general assembly/spokescouncil, discussing upcoming mobilizations against neo-liberal agenda

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Date Mon, 8 Nov 2004 11:31:46 +0100 (CET)


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The CLAC -- Montreal's Anti-Capitalist Convergence -- has scheduled a
general assembly/spokescouncil, that will discuss upcoming mobilizations
against Charest's neo-liberal agenda.
TUESDAY, November 9 @ 1710 Beaudry (metro Beaudry) Childare available on site
6pm: Welcoming for newcomers - 7pm: Assembly begins
(Presentation by the CLAC Latin America Committee on anti-FTAA actions in
January 2005; report from the suivi committee; reports from CLAC groups)
8:30pm: Spokescouncil and discussion on upcoming actions against the
Quebec Liberal Party Convention in Montreal (November 19-21)

CLAC Assemblies are open to anyone in agreement with CLAC's Basis of Unity
and the Peoples' Global Action (PGA) Hallmarks (please consult:
http://clac.taktic.org/en/index.php?section=0&subsection=2)

e-mail: clac@taktic.org
tel: 514-409-2049
web: http://clac.taktic.org

To subscribe to the CLAC announcements list (in English and French):
http://lists.taktic.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/clac
(If you don't understand French, just change the language listing on the
top of the page from "Francais" to "Anglais (USA)".)


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BACKGROUND
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La CLAC -- the Anti-Capitalist Convergence of Montreal -- is a grassroots
anti-authoritarian organization comprised of several autonomous groups
that are active in various social struggles (CLAC groups are listed
below).

The CLAC has been active for more than 4 years, since April 2000, in
Montreal and the Northeast region, organizing various campaigns and
projects -- within the perspective of an anti-capitalist,
anti-authoritarian analysis -- utilizing and respecting a diversity of
tactics ranging from popular education to direct action.

CLAC Assemblies are a place for both active CLAC groups, as well as other
groups and individuals, to share information and, in active solidarity,
reinforce our movements for radical social justice and dignity.


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CLAC GROUPS
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The CLAC is comprised of 11 autonomous groups. Other groups that are
interested in being part of the Anti-Capitalist Convergence are encouraged
to attend a general assembly or to get in touch. The current CLAC groups
include:

* Anarkhia: A local anarchist collective that publishes a journal by the
same name. Contact: anarkhia@mutualaid.org

* Block the Empire-Montreal: A campaign of resistance against local
participation in militarisation, imperialist wars and occupation.
Contact: bloquezlempiremontreal@resist.ca

* CLAC Housing/Comité des sans-emploi: This group brings together the CLAC
Housing Committee (CLAC Logement), which has been active on housing and
gentrification issues since the fall of 2001, and the Committee of the
Unemployed, which has been active in a variety of anti-poverty struggles
in Montreal for more than a decade. Contact: logement@taktic.org

* CLAC Latin America/FTAA Committee: A collective active in organizing
against neo-liberalism and its various manifestations, such as the FTAA
Plan Puebla Panama and Plan Colombia, as well as organizing direct
solidarity projects with allies in Argentina, Colombia and Mexico.
Contact: komiteal@yahoo.ca

* Collectif Reclus-Malatesta: An anarchist collective based in Joliette, a
small town outside of Montreal. Contact: malatesta82@hotmail.com

* DIRA: An anarchist library and resource-center, based in downtown
Montreal. Contact: dira@qc.aira.ca

* Libertad: A radical youth and student collective, based at the Cegep
Vieux-Montreal. Contact: libertad_cvm@ziplip.com

* Liberterre: An eco-anarchist collective, active in supporting various
ecological campaigns in Quebec. Contact: collectifliberterre@yahoo.ca

* NEFAC: The Montreal union of the Northeastern Federation of
Anarcho-Communists. Contact: mtl@nefac.net

* No One Is Illegal: An immigrant and refugee rights group, active in
campaigns of self-determination of self-organized migrant groups and
individuals in Montreal. Contact: noii-montreal@resist.ca

* Pain, Panais et Liberte: An affinity group of activists who organize on
issues related to food and the environment. Contact: clac@taktic.org

CLAC groups maintain their own contact and information lists. Get in touch
directly for more info.


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