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Demonstrators in Egypt and all over the world are still resisting the repressive and blood-stained military coup regime of General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in order to regain dignity and freedom for the Egyptian people. Please, join us to hear and see the full story and support the Egyptian people in their quest for freedom.

When: Saturday Nov 28, 5-5pm
Where: Hut 47 Casa Latina at Addison Road Community Centre, 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Levine ruling, which opened up access to safe, legal abortion for women in NSW, the Women’s Abortion Action Campaign (WAAC) is organising a public forum. The forum will recall the hardships Australian women faced when abortion was illegal, commemorate the progress in the last 40 years, and also take up today’s challenges in the fight to defend and extend reproductive rights. Speakers include Dr Caroline de Costa, Katherine Henry, Kate Gleeson, Wendy McCarthy.

NSW Teachers Federation, 23-33 Mary St, Surry Hills

(NOTE: Forum now MONDAY evening) Guest speaker Ezequiel Morales, brigadista on the Cuban Literacy Campaign in 1961; and director of the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples, Granma province, Cuba, will speak on the current debate in Cuba around the economic reforms, and other aspects of the Cuban revolution today. Organised by Socialist Alliance and Green Left Weekly. All welcome.

Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale. Entry by donation, food and drinks avail from 6pm.

In a tribute to working women and their struggles on International Women's Day, these colourful performances will excite!

With Aboriginal performers, Latin American folk music, the Solidarity choir, a Latin women’s singing group from Brisbane, a Kurdish dance group and other multicultural and multi-talented performers.

Delicious food and drinks available.

Entry $10 or $5 concession. Tickets can be purchased here.

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Bedford Street, Newtown NSW

A powerful interactive play by Graham Jones & Jepke Goudsmit about a revolutionary event in Australia’s history that stirred up key questions about racism and indigenous rights.

The historical Freedom Ride is a story of shared activism by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal campaigners against racism. Our team of 9 actors, augmented by 7 volunteers from the audience, will take you on this famous trip, as others did nearly 50 years ago, to stop apartheid in Australia.

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

Re-opening party of Black Rose. We will be holding events and gigs (cinema nights, bands, jam sessions; book club already running weekly) here at the original Newtown location — 22 Enmore Road, Newtown.

This time, the shop front (no more long dangly hallway to walk down. And of course if you would like to use the space for anything in line with anti-authoritarian politics, please do call.

For more info:
0452 481 696

Counterpoint Community Services, 67 Raglan St, Waterloo

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.

Join a discussion on the issues surrounding climate change and how we can work together to acheive our visions for a sustainable future. Workshops include: Creating Sustainable Cities: Public Transport, housing and urban design in Sydney's west. Carbon Tax and Climate Change: The consequences for workers rights and the environment. Powering the Future: Coal Seam Gas Vs Renewable Energies - Food, Consumerism and Sustainability. Immigration, Population and Refugees. Plus Film Screening of Growing Change - A journey into Venezuela's food revolution. 9am registration $40/$20/$10 conc.

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