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[GreenYes] Fwd: Nike worker issues on ESPN 8/9

>From: Alex Tapia <alex@campaignexxonmobil.org>
>
>Educating for Justice's co-Director, Jim Keady will appear this Thursday,
>August 9th at 7pm EST on ESPN's "Outside the Lines."
>
>The program, "Sports in Court: Lawsuits and Litigation" will feature a 5
>minute piece detailing Keady's ongoing court case with Nike and St. John's
>University.  Keady was constructively fired in 1998 for refusing to wear and
>promote Nike products during his tenure as an assistant soccer coach with
>the
>Big East powerhouse.
>
>Along with coverage on the lawsuit, the piece will include footage from
>Keady's and fellow EFJ Director, Leslie Kretzu's time in Indonesia living
>with Nike's factory workers. It may also include the footage of Keady and
>Kretzu's spontaneous run-in with Nike CEO Phil Knight at the company's
>international headquarters in Beaverton, OR.
>
>
>
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>
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>climate-change skeptic  If the world's biggest purveyor of fossil fuels
>ever accepts openly that global warming is real, that may turn out to be
>more important to the planet than any Kyoto deal."
>--The Economist, December 2, 2000
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