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 Organizing meeting sponsored by Labor Party
 Ed Rippy  
 For non-profit use only.
Producer: Ed Rippy
Uploaded by: Ed Rippy
Rough edit, minor deletions due to sound level problems (sorry)

1) Labor Party poet Jack Hirschman opens with a poem;
Graham Bronstein of The Utility Reform Network and the Oakland
Alliance for Community Energy discusses the legislative situation in
California and suggests plans for getting to public power.

2) San Francisco Board of Supervisors president Tom Ammiano
describes the city attorney's efforts to subvert public power; Robin
David of the Golden Gate Chapter of the Labor Party describes the
party's position on public power.

3) Past president of the SF Board of Supervisors Angela Alioto
discusses the legal history of public power in San Francisco.

4) Medea Benjamin, cofounder of Global Exchange and recent
Green Party candidate for the California Senate, describes her
arrest in Sacramento and ongoing protest at the governor's office.

5) Tony Mazaki, Labor Party international organizer discusses the
Labor Party's function in framing the issue (unforunately almost all
of his speech has been accidentally deleted); Dan Berman, author
of 'Who Owns the Sun' and a California Public Utilities Commission
member, dicusses the economics of public power.

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 Centro del Pueblo. SF
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