Eric Mann

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Eric Mann

SDS activist

Eric Mann, once a Students for a Democratic Society activist, was an auto worker since 1978.[1]

Los Angeles DSA meeting

On July 14 circa 1990 Los Angeles Democratic Socialists of America and the American Solidarity Movement convened a meeting at the Workmen's Circle West Los Angeles "Progressives Stratiegies for the Labor Movement"

Panelists:

War Times

In January 2002, a group of San Francisco leftists, mainly involved with STORM or Committees of Correspondence, founded a national anti-Iraq War newspaper[3] War Times.

Endorsers of the project included Eric Mann, executive director, Labor Community Strategy Center.

Free Mumia Abu-Jamal

In 2008 Eric Mann, Director of Labor Community Strategy Center, Los Angeles, CA signed a statement circulated by the Partisan Defense Committee calling for the release of convicted “cop-killer” Mumia Abu-Jamal.[4]

Letter to Obama

In March 2009 dozens of 'human rights groups' and activists in the United States, signed a statement urging President Barack Obama to rethink his decision to boycott the United Nations-sponsored anti-racism conference.

As you know, the Durban Review Conference is one of the most important international platforms for discussing the elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerances. Given the brutal history of slavery and Jim Crow in the United States, your Administration has much to contribute to this discussion. A boycott would be inconsistent with your policy of engagement with the international community…

Individual signers of the statement included Eric Mann, author of Dispatches from Durban: The World Conference Against Racism and Post-September 11 Movement Strategies.[5]

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