Brisbane

How should we remember the Russian Revolution? Speakers include: Associate Professor Andrew Bonnell; Jeff Rickertt (Brisbane labour historian and activist); & Alison Stewart (Cloudland Collective).

The Boundary Hotel, 137 Boundary Street, West End

Hosted by Brisbane Labour History Association and the Cloudland Collective.

Guest speakers (Debbie Jones and Yari Silva-Cabezas) (free) followed by celebration/party ($10).

Spanish Club, 244 Mortimer Rd, Acacia Ridge.

Organised by Australian Solidarity with Latin America

How do climate professionals discuss expected climate impacts with friends and families?

Friends of the Earth Brisbane, 20 Burke St, Wooloongabba

With Thatchwork City, Phil Monsour and Steve Towson. Funds will help pay fines from port blockade in 2009. $15. Bohemia Bar, 27 Caxton St, Paddington. Ph Brad 0413 280 006.

Forum and Q&A with: Julian Burnside (barrister & human rights/refugee advocate); Barri Phatarford (Doctors For Refugees); Peter Catt (chair of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce); Bruce Haigh (former Australian diplomat in Sri Lanka); Pan Jordan (Qld Coordinator of Pax Christi International Christian Peace Movement)

All Hallows' School, 547 Ann St, Brisbane.

Organised by Keep Refugees Safe.

Where: Theatrette, ground floor, Brisbane City Council Library, Brisbane Square (top of Queen St Mall)
Presenting Robin de Crespigny, author of "The People Smuggler", the story of Ali Jenabi, the Oskar Schindler of Asia. The book deals decisively with the argument that "people smugglers are the scum of the earth".

Day long seminar with Paul Stevenson & Mark Isaacs

Electrical Trades Union Rooms, 41 Peel Street, Brisbane

Organised by the Electrical Trades Union

In two Green Left fundraising shows at the Brisbane Fringe Comedy Festival, Green Left TV's Carlo Sands asks, in the interests of efficiency, isn't time we cut out the middle men and women and let those who OWN the country RUN it too?

"Carlo Sands is a sharp, well-informed political comedian who crafts laughter from the absurdities. of Left and Right" -- Rod Quantock

The Loft West End. 100 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane.

Tues. September 3; Thurs. Sept 5, 9.30pm $10 (plus booking fee online)
Book here: http://31digital.com.au/bffc/events/carlo-sands-elect-clive-palmer

Street party with no long winded political speeches, just live music, slam poetry, street chalking, and a creative occupation of public space. Save the fig tree, dance in the street, and we're planning to fundraise for local mob.

Cnr Boundary St & Russell St, West End

Organised by Right to the City

Rally against unsafe coal and gas mining: Protect people's health from risky CSG; stop Acland Coal destroying our farms; don't frack the outback; make mining giants pay to clean up their mess.

Speakers corner (end of George St), Parliament House, Brisbane

Organised by Lock the Gate

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