GLW Calendar, 2012-07, Sydney
Forum: Afghanistan & Pakistan: Disaster capitalism & the West's wars of occupation
Date: Mon 2 Jul, 6:00pm
Journalist and author Antony Loewenstein has just returned from Afghanistan and Pakistan investigating disaster capitalism since 9/11 for a forthcoming book and documentary. Private security and militias and privatised intelligence is now a major way the West fights its futile wars and yet this remains largely unreported. Antony will be ?showing pictures of his time in Afghanistan and Pakistan. 6pm for 6.30pm. Entry by gold-coin donation. Please consider downloading the meeting flyer to hand out and email around. For more information contact Pip 0412 139 968 or Anne 0404 090 710. Monday, 2 July 2012 6- 8:30pm University of Technology, Sydney Tower Building (Building 2), Level 3 (entry level), Room 17
Phone: 0412 139 968, 0404 090 710
Rally: On the anniversary of Howard's Tampa shame: Welcome refugees
Date: Fri 6 Jul, 1:54pm
Don't let them throw refugee rights overboard anymore! No mandatory detention - no deportations to danger. End ASIOs refugee veto - no indefinite detention. Stop the smuggling hysteria - no crime to seek asylum, no crime to bring the boats. No offshore processing - not Malaysia, not Nauru, not anywhere. 1pm Town Hall Sunday 26 August. Refugee Action Coalition.
Phone: Dianne 0413 003 148 Mark 0422 078 376
Launch party for Green Left TV
Date: Sat 7 Jul, 6:00pm
Join us to help launch this new development in radical media! Be part of the studio audience for the live filming of Green Left TV's discussion panel, then relax with dinner, drinks and live music to welcome Green Left TV. Donations welcome to help get Green Left TV on it's feet. Saturday July 7, from 6pm. Art Resistance hut,Addison Road Community Centre, 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville. Web: Youtube.com/user/GreenLeftTV Email: GreenLeftTV@gmail.com Ph: Paul 0410 629 088. Donate at www.greenleft.org.au or free call: 1800 634 206
Phone: 0410 629 088
Rally for Assange and WikiLeaks
Date: Sun 15 Jul, 1:00pm
Julian Assange has sought diplomatic sanctuary and political asylum with Ecuador. Why? Because he has finally given up hope that the Australian government will defend himself and WikiLeaks from a relentless US-led campaign of intimidation, including a financial blockade of WikiLeaks, a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks and Assange, US State Department claims that Assange is not a journalist and therefore not entitled to First Amendment protections and description of Assange as a terrorist by the US Vice-President. Sunday August 15, 1pm Town Hall.
Phone: Anne on 0404 090 710 or Cassie on 0412 355 899
Red Cinema present the film 'Tocar y Luchar' - to play and to fight
Date: Fri 27 Jul, 6:00pm
With classical performance and discussion with activist musicians. An inspiring documentary about Venezuela’s revolutionary cultural program - this movie explores the story of the Venezuelan Youth Orchestra System and ‘Tocar y Luchar’ program expanded under President Hugo Chavez's revolutionary process. lassical performance by Conservatorium student Rainee Lyleson & discussion on culture & revolution led by progressive theater group Kinetic Energy. $8/$5. Affordable, delicious meal 6pm, start 6:30. Organised by Resistance, Socialist Alliance.
Phone: Patrick 8070 9331