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Show your support for human rights for refugees, give solidarity to those imprisoned in Villawood detention centre. Bring 100 points of ID, and food to share. Organised by Resistance

Meet 11:30am at Leightonfield station or Noon outside Villawood Detention Centre (Birmingham Ave entry).

Robert Gates (Bush-Obama defense secretary and former CIA deputy director) and Hillary Clinton (Obama's secretary of state) will be in Australia for talks with the pro-war Julia Gillard government. Even Gates admits that the US-NATO war and occupation in Afghanistan is not going well. The Revolutionary Assoc of Afghan Women has accused Clinton of lying when she says the Western occupation can continue while the women of Afghanistan are saved.

Gas mining in St Peters? New coal fired power stations for NSW? More cuts to renewable energy programs?

We have some important choices to make about our energy future this year. Come to this community forum and hear your local state election
candidate’s views.

Organised by Sydney Residents Against Coal Seam Gas and Climate Action Newtown

St Peters Town Hall, 39 Unwins Bridge Road, Sydenham

The latest hilarious release on the culture jamming exploits of The Yes Men. Tackling everything from climate change to media bias to war, The Yes Men have an unusual hobby: posing as top executives of corporations they hate. Armed with nothing but thrift-store suits, the Yes Men lie their way into business conferences and parody their corporate targets in ever more extreme ways - basically doing everything that they can to wake up their audiences to the danger of letting greed run our world.

Resistance Activist Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale.

Resistance Centre, 22 Mountain Street, Ultimo (near Broadway Shopping Centre).

A foetal 'personhood' bill introduced into NSW Parliament by a Liberal MP is a major attack on abortion rights. This public meeting, hosted by Green Left Weekly will discuss the ramifications of the Bill, dubbed 'Zoe's law', on women's reproductive rights. It will also hear about the impact of such foetal personhood laws in the US.

Speakers: Dr Mehreen Faruqi, NSW Greens MLC - Speaker from Women's Abortion Action Campaign
Pip Hinman, Socialist Alliance.

Delicious meal available from 6pm.

Politics In The Pub, Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
Join Nadine Flood, (General Secretary of the Community and Public Sector Union) and Dr Alec Pemberton, (Sociology and Social Policy, Sydney University) as they unravel Centrelink's robot debt debacle. What is the scheme's future? Has the government learnt anything and is Minister for Human Services, Alan Tudge human?
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Hosted by Dendy Cinemas, the festival includes 'Chasing Ice' on the spectacular and horrifying retreat of the world's glaciers which are a call to action around climate change; 'Back to the Square' on Egypt's ongoing revolution; '5 Broken Cameras' on a Palestinian's battle against house demolitions' and more. Visit antennafestival.org for details

Politics in the Pub, Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
Where is Rodrigo Duterte taking the Philipines? Speakers: Adele Webb, Doctoral Researcher in the Department of International Relations and Government, University of Sydney, member of Sydney Democracy Movement; Joffre Balce, April 30 Global Movement for Duterte, member of Migrante Australia.
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Sydney Opera House will present an afternoon of feisty, full-on, free flowing debate on feminism as part of their Ideas at the House program. Join two of the world's most fearless feminist icons - Germaine Greer and Naomi Wolf, to talk about global feminism and activism, as well as a no-holds barred forum where they will be joined by international journalist and poet Eliza Griswold (The 10th Parallel), journalist, blogger and Slut Walk champion Clem Bastow and host of SBS’s Insight Jenny Brockie. $35 per event. Germaine Greer forum booked out, tickets left for Naomi Wolf.

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