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World Bank tribunal gives green light to Canadian mining company’s lawsuit against government of El Salvador

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News and Events for Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Upcoming Events:
Mark your calendar! 


A night of music, consciousness, celebration, and support benefiting PCASC's anti-militarization work.
 Check out the details including bios of the artists, a song about SB 1070 by local artist M4, and ticket details at:


The next PCASC meeting is this Wednesday august 18th at 7pm at the office.  Social hour despues!

Wed Aug. 11th
7pm @ the Multnomah Friends Meetinghouse
4312 S.E. Stark Street):
The Revolution in Crisis: Benji Lewis (IVAW) reports back from his experiences as a journalist in Caracas.


Think globally:

Mexico: Reinstate sacked workers, recognize union, and drop all charges

Click here to join the labourstart campaign

Act locally:

Workers at Ruby Ridge Dairy in Pasco Washington are trying to form a union with the United Farm Workers.  So far 13 workers have been fired for their organizing efforts.  This Saturday they are holding a vigil and are asking for our support. 

We will leave Portland at 7am and plan to be back by 6pm.  If you are interested in going this weekend call Eliana of PDX JwJ at 503-236-5573


11:00 A.M., SAT. AUGUST 14, 2010

Meet @ Memorial Park, N. 14th Ave. and W. Shoshone St., Pasco, WA 99301 to caravan to location outside dairy north of Pasco.

News and Analysis

"The point of all this is that Global Warming is not some future threat, one of several on a list of problems we need to do something about. It is a capital "E" emergency that we have to address now and if we do not address it now, we may not be able to address it ever" Bill McKibben tells stories from the 350 Movement at the Sydney Ideas Lecture

"Hoy, los pueblos indígenas de América Latina y del mundo estamos convocados por la historia para convertirnos en la vanguardia de la defensa de la naturaleza y de la vida."
Today, the indigenous peoples of Latin America and of the world are called upon by history to become the vanguard of the defense of nature and of life.--> Evo Morales

CAFTA Attack on Green Policy: Did Obama Need More Reasons to Renegotiate Bush's NAFTA-Style Trade Deals?

What the heck are US marines doing in Costa Rica?

Good news:
Costa Rican supreme court temporarily halts entry of US military

How to Plug Into PCASC

“If you have come here to help me, then you are wasting your time…But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”- lila watson

PCASC is a democratic, volunteer led and run organization with just two half- time staff people.  From stuffing envelopes to taking a lead role in organizing a protest, PCASC has a place for you. Please take a moment to fill out our volunteer survey so we can help plug you into PCASC’s work!

Current Volunteer Opps

We the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7pm to 9pm at our office where we plan and evaluate our work to build cross-border solidarity in the Americas.

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