Thursday, August 8, 7pm. Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier St, Fitzroy. Truth-telling criminalised by our government & suppressed by our media. Speakers: Julian Assange, with WikiLeaks Party candidate (TBA); Bill Deller (3CR Radio Solidarity Breakfast show). $20/$10/$5 (3CR subscribers). Presented by WikiLeaks & 3CR Radio's Solidarity Breakfast Show.
Anna Krien talks about her new book on the logging debate in Tasmania. She meets the key protagonists at the top and the grassroots, documents the social and environmental impact and ends up questioning the entire economic basis of the forestry industry. 6.30pm. New International Bookshop, Trades Hall, Carlton. $5/$2
Monday, October 20
Speakers: Henry Reynolds, Anna Clark (co-author History Wars). Panel discussion follows featuring Clare Land & Tony Moore. 7:30pm. Unitarian Peace Memorial Church, 110 Grey St, East Melbourne. Presented by the ANZAC Centenary Peace Coalition.
Sunday, November 24
They said they'd be open before Christmas, but all they have is a big muddy hole. They said we were a vocal minority, but over 100,000 people have signed our petition. They said we'd give up, but we're still fighting. So let's PARTY! Come on down to remind McDonald's that they will never be welcome in the Hills. Celebrate with a BBQ, hot and cold drinks, party games, live music, special guests and one huge cake. Let's show Maccas the true meaning of community. 1pm Fatspace CarPark, Tecoma.
Saturday, September 3
A progressive, creative and popular Sri Lankan artist, Bandara has at times been subjected to physical attacks, hospitalised due to injuries he received, and threatened with death by chauvinist forces. 6pm. $25. Glen Waverley Community Centre, 700 Waverley Rd, Glen Waverley.
Catherine Deveney will be thought provoking and amusing. Free food.
Jika Jika Community Centre, cnr Plant & Union Sts, Northcote (near Westgarth Station).
(FoPH is not identical to Defend and Extend Public Housing but there is some overlap of membership between the groups and their aims are compatible.)
Location: Melbourne Trades Hall, corner of Lygon and Victoria Streets.
More info: Remembering the Other September 11.
September 11 1973, Chilean popular democratic government overthrown by a violent military coup leaded by the Chilean Army and backed by CIA and US Nixon Administration..many Chileans were killed, tortured, taken prisoners and sent to exile.
Speakers, Music and Film presentation called the Black Pimpernel.
Our Tribute to Salvador Allende an all those who fallen on struggle in order that others live...struggles continue.
Free Entry, all welcome.
Ph 0413 597 315.
Former Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra has dropped word that he will be returning to Australian shores to play his first live band performance shows for 30 years, bringing with him his new musical project The Guantanamo School of Medicine. His new album White People and the Damage Done concentrates on gruesome and controversial political topics, corruption, media lies and scandal and US foreign policy, Biafra continuing to speak his mind through wise-guy lyricism. 8:30pm: Corner Hotel, 57 Swan St, Richmond; Sunday: 7:30pm. Corner Hotel, 57 Swan St, Richmond.