Socialist Alliance Sydney
Branch meeting, including an educational on The Transitional Program.
Tues Feb 19, 6pm
Resistance Activist Centre and Bookshop, 22 Mountain St, Sydney

For Socialist Alliance members and those interested in finding out more about the Alliance. Click here for some background reading in defense of the Transitional Program - available at the Resistance Bookshop or online

Members will be able to make suggestions regarding events we should be building and promoting through 2012. We will also be electing our branch officers, committee and convenor. BBQ lunch available from 1pm (veg option). Resistance Activist Centre, Shop 3, 29 Macquarie St, Parramatta.

Forum and book launch with special guest and co-author Ian Angus, a founder of the Ecosocialist International Network and editor of Angus is also the author of Confronting the Climate Change Crisis: An Eco-socialist Perspective; Food Crisis: World Hunger, Agribusiness and the Food Sovereignty Alternative; and The Global Fight for Climate Justice. Plus co-author Simon Butler, Green Left Weekly co-editor. Drinks and nibbles available. Resistance Centre & Bookshop, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo.

Afghanistan’s renowned peace, democracy and women’s rights activist, Malalai Joya, is coming to Sydney as part of her educational and fundraising tour of Australia in September. See her live at our community public meeting - online bookings essential ($15 waged, $10 conc). The Stop the War Coalition are proud to host her in Sydney - all funds raised after costs go to Malalai Joya.

Marrickville Town Hall, corner of Petersham Road and Marrickville Road.

Politics in the Pub

Gaelic Club, 64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
Speakers: Coral Wynter, author, Voices from Venezuela; Fred Fuentes, co author, Latin America's Turbulent Transitions. All welcome. Parking after 6 pm. 5 mins from Central Station. Bar opens at 6pm.

The Cuban 5 are men who have spent 12 years in US jails for the crime of trying to prevent terrorism. The men gathered information on the right-wing Cuban exile groups that have carried out violent attacks against Cuba - but instead of pursuing the terrorists, the US government has locked up the Cubans.

Featuring: Reinaldo Garcia Perera (new Cuban Consul General); Meredith Burgmann (former President NSW LC) + short video clips

Tom Mann Theatre, 136 Chalmers St, Surry Hills

Protest the visit of war criminal Benjamin Netanyahu to Australia as well as the Turnbull and Liberal government's continued support for Israel's illegal occupation and war crimes against the Palestinian people.

Foreign minister Julie Bishop visited Israel last year and invited the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Australia. She said at the time she wanted to "reaffirm our absolute enduring commitment to the state of Israel and our friendship".

Meeting Room, Marrickville Town Hall
AUWU is a group of unemployed people in Inner West Sydney fighting for our rights for dignity and fairness. Come and get involved. Bring your ideas and energy.
Facebook event

Speakers include Susan Connelly, Mary MacKillop East Timor Mission; Patricia Garcia, National Council of Churches; Sally McManus, Australian Services Union plus refugees from Iran and Afghanistan

Rally at Sydney Town Hall, marching to Hyde Park

With activists from Thai Red Australia discussing the ongoing struggle for democracy in Thailand and against an unelected, military-backed regime. Also featuring footage from the Thai struggle and solidarity around the world. Organised by Socialist Alliance. Thai food available from 630pm.

Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale.


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