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<i>Battle of Seattle</i> Book Party, New York, March 19, 2002

Join Soft Skull Press for drinks, dancing, and discussion to announce the release of Battle of Seattle: The New Challenge to Capitalist Globalization edited by Eddie Yuen, Daniel Burton-Rose and George Katsiaficas.

Topics of conversation will range from thoughts on the World Economic Forum and new strategy, gaining perspective on the movement's history, information about institutions of globalization, and more. Stay late for dancing with DJ Repo Man.

Tuesday, March 19th, 7:30PM, at Walker Stage

(56 Walker Street, between Church and Broadway)

(Subway 1,2 to Franklin Street)

$5 admission

Speakers and performers include:

Stanley Aronowitz

Seth Tobocman

Eddie Yuen

L. A. Kauffman

George Caffentzis

Sylvia Federici

Eliot Katz

Rachel Neumann

Jim Davis

Andrew Hsiao

Dancing tunes will be provided by DJ Repo Man.

Stanley Aronowitz is one of the United States' leading intellectuals and social critics. Long involved in the labor movement and in education, he is founder of the Center for Worker Education at the city College of New York. He is the author of over 18 books, including, most recently The Knowledge Factory: Dismantling the Corporate University and Creating True Higher Leaning (Beacon 2000) .

Seth Tobocman is a political artist whose work has effected an entire generation. His work appears regularly in the influential magazine "World War III Illustrated." His important book, You Don't Have to Fuck People Over to Survive, was out of print for a decade before being republished by Soft Skull Press. He is also the author and artist of a graphic novel entitled War in the Neighborhood published by Autonomedia. His work appears on T-shirts, on walls and street corners, and at political events across the U. S. and the world.

Eddie Yuen is a PhD candidate in the Sociology program at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He teaches at Brooklyn College, City University of New York

L. A. Kauffman is a freelancer currently writing a history of radical direct movements from the early 70's to the present.

George Caffentzis is a coordinator of the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa, a member of the Midnight Notes collective and coeditor of Auroras of the Zapatistas: Local and Global Struggles of the Fourth World War (Autonmedia 2001).

Sylvia Federici is a coordinator of the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa and a co-editor of A Thousand Flowers: Social Struggles Against Structural Adjustment in African Universities (Africa World Press, 2000).

Eliot Katz is the author of Unlocking the Exits; a cofounder of Long Shot literary magazine; and a coeditor of Poems for the Nation, a collection of contemporary political poems compiled by the late poet Allen Ginsberg.

Rachel Neumann is a freelance writer.

The Battle of Seattle recounts an important era in the history of people's struggles against international corporate domination of our lives. It has the immediacy of on-the-street journalism and the perspective of thoughtful observers. I hope it will be widely circulated." -Howard Zinn

Soft Skull Press, an independent press located on the Lower East Side, has published works by Eileen Myles, Michael Stipe, Douglas A. Martin, William Upski Wimsatt, as well as the much talked about critical biography of George W. Bush, Fortunate Son.