The world’s largest convention of biotech and pharmaceutical executives is coming to Philadelphia this June.
Join us to resist their closed-door corporate agenda of GE agriculture, health care for profit, and bioweapons proliferation.
Give voice to a different vision of local food sovereignty, fair trade, health care for all, community power, biodiversity and honest science.
RECLAIM THE COMMONS FESTIVAL Saturday June 18th. Live music, puppets, food, farmer speak-out, plant give-away.
BIODEMOCRACY TEACH-IN Saturday June 18th – Monday June 20th. With Ignacio Chapela, Medea Benjamin, Anuradha Mittal, Percy Schmeiser, & many more. Full schedule here. Audio from the teach-in (and Tuesday morning’s healthcare rally) is here.
DAY OF ACTION Tuesday June 21st. Expose biotech and pharma. hotspots in central Philadelphia.
(Further details were posted at www.reclaimthecommons.net – now inactive.)
More info. and ongoing coverage will be available from the Philadelphia Independent Media Center and Biotech Independent Media Center. Read our op-ed from the Philadelphia Inquirer, published on June 17th.