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)
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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

Rally against nuclear war and aggression! Speakers include: Paul Petersen (Maritime Union of Australia); Dr Daniele Viliunas (Medical Association for the Prevention of War); Ms Robin Taubenfeld (Friends of the Earth Australia); Ali Kadri (Islamic Council of Queensland)

King George Square, Brisbane city.

International Women's Day film screening of "She's Beautiful When She's Angry" - a dramatisation of the "exhilarating, quarrelsome, sometimes heart-wrenching glory" early years of the second wave of feminism in the United States.

Albion Peace Centre, 102 McDonald Rd, Windsor (near Albion station)

Hosted by Socialist Alliance

Roadside action calling for votes for candidates who will support abortion rights

Stones Corner Library, 280 Logan Rd, Greenslopes.

Organised by Women's Abortion Rights Campaign

Join us in coming together to march in solidarity with women all over the world experiencing inequality and injustice.

King George Square, Adelaide St, Brisbane

Michael Moore's brilliant film about the criminal role of the banks in the global financial crisis and its impact on ordinary people in the US. Delicious meal avail from 6.30pm. Brisbane Activist Centre, 74B Wickham St, Fortitude Valley. $10/$6 conc. Ph Jim 3831 2644 or 0423 741 734. Sponsored by Green Left Weekly.

This documentary captures the power and passion of people taking extraordinary action to stop Adani from building one of the biggest coal mines in the world, near the Great Barrier Reef.

Wandering Cooks, cnr Fish Lane & Cordelia St, South Brisbane

Protest against massive fee increases! The Liberal government is releasing a budget that includes fee increases, funding cuts and the lowering of the HECS repayment threshold. We need to fight back!

Cnr Merivale & Melbourne Sts, South Brisbane

Organised by National Union of Students.


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