Montreal, 4 to 6 February 2011
People's Commission Network Popular Forum
Mark your calendar and get involved!
Countering the National Security Agenda
The People's Commission Network is organizing a conference to mobilize our networks to collectively address the growing threat of the national security agenda.
WHOSE SECURITY? OUR SECURITY
Through a process of consultation, several areas have been identified as priorities for public debate and action:
There are many ways to get involved in organizing the Forum:
- Historical Perspectives on National Security: Delegitimization of Dissent and Marginalization of Communities;
- Military-Security Industrial Complex;
- CSIS Watch;
- Blacklists, blacklisting and the Anti-terrorism Act; and
- Immigration Security Measures.
The forum will provide a space for open public discussion on each of these issues, as well as an opportunity to develop action plans.
The People's Commission Network is a Montreal network monitoring and opposing the "national security agenda". The network is a space for individuals and groups who face oppression in the name of "national security" - such as indigenous people, immigrants, racialized communities, radical groups, social justice organizations, labour unions - and their allies, to form alliances, share information, and coordinate strategies to defend their full rights and dignity.
The PCN is a working group of QPIRG-Concordia.
People's Commission Network Newslist
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