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Disruption is the story of our unique moment in history - an age of tipping points and rapid change. We’re the first generation to feel the impacts of climate disruption, and the last generation to be able to do something about it. The film makes a compelling call for bold action towards a just and sustainable future. At the Armidale Club, 91 Beardy Street.

Branch Meeting at Kent House, 142 Faulkner Street - supporters welcome!

New England Friends of the Green Left Weekly and Progressive Cinema present 'This Changes Everything' at the Uniting Church Hall. Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate’, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there.

Branch meeting to elect branch officers and discuss plans for future activities.

This monthly event at the Armidale Club, 91 Beardy Street, will encourage locals to engage in political discussion over a quiet beverage. This month we have invited three politically impassioned locals to share their thoughts over the nation-wide 'March in March' rallies.

It has been four years since Kevin Rudd announced people seeking safety in Australia by boat would never be able to rebuild their lives here.

Join us at the Imperial Hotel to plan for 30th August.

Fishing in very troubled waters, the US administration, in February 2014, succeeded in engineering a coup in Kiev which overthrew the democratically elected, Russia-oriented government of Victor Yanukovich, triggering a civil war in Ukraine which is still ongoing. In this talk, Alfons van der Kraan will provide some historical background to these tragic events. Among other things, he will focus attention on the relationship between Russia and Ukraine in Tsarist times; on Ukraine during the revolution and civil war of 1917-21; and on Ukraine during the 1930s and WWII.

At Kent house, 142 Faulkner Street, Arrmidale, community dinner from 7:30pm.

This 2014 documentary by Andrew Rossi examines the factors threatening to bring down America’s once highly envied higher education system.

One commentator claims that the decline of American higher education started in the 1970s when students had the rug pulled from under them by the shift in policy ‘from seeing education as a public good to seeing it exclusively as a private good’.

As concerned humanity mobilises across the globe for workable solutions on climate change, Socialist Alliance New England (SANE) has organised a weekend of workshops on 28th and 29th November.

SANE, over three workshops, will reappraise socialism as our species faces its greatest collective threat in history.

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