Bill Weinberg to speak on Iraq, Chiapas in Mass.

WW4 REPORT Editor Bill Weinberg will be speaking on Friday March 10 in Barre, MA, at a double-feature screening of films on the Zapatista movement in Mexico and the civil resistance in Iraq. The latest installment in the Barre Winter Film Series will present the 1998 documentary A Place Called Chiapas and the new DVD Go Forward, Iraqi Freedom Congress!, produced by Japanese peace activsts and documenting the activities of a new anti-occupation civilian coalition in Iraq. Weinberg, the author of Homage to Chiapas: The New Indigenous Struggles in Mexico (Verso Books, 2000), recently returned from a conference in Japan where he met with and interviewed leaders of the Iraqi Freedom Congress.

The screening will take place at 7 PM at the Barre Integrated Health Center, 35 South St., Barre MA.