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Green Left Weekly proudly presents a new documentary that looks at one of the most exciting experiments in the world to grow a fair and sustainable food system. In Venezuela, from fishing villages to cacao plantations to urban gardens, a growing social movement is showing what's possible when communities, not corporations, start to take control of food.
Q & A with filmmaker Simon Cunich after the screening. Entry $10/$6.
Parramatta Town Hall, Church Street Mall.

NOV 25-26
Sydney Uni Business School, H70, Abercrombie & Codrington St, Darlington

The theme this year is Populism, Capitalism and the Alternative. Registration online: $50/$20 unwaged here.

David Hicks was tortured and unlawfully detained in Guantanamo, he has never been convicted of any crime in any valid court. The government is moving against David Hicks for "proceeds from crime". Come and show your support for David and his family, for human rights and the rule of law. NSW Supreme Court, 184 Phillip St, city. Organised by the Justice Campaign.

Meet at Martin Place, Pitt St, Sydney for the United Nations International Day of Peace.

Politics In The Pub, Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
Speakers: Elaine Pearson, Director of Human Rights Watch; Emily Howie, Director of Human Rights Law Centre.
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Friday, January 2

Concert: Local Revolution. Rising from the streets of Adelaide Local Revolution is a project carried out by six talented musicians united by their passion for music and dream for peace and Harmony. Local revolution is a movement, a voice for the voiceless, young leaders of social change.

The Townie, 326 King St Newtown, Sydney.

Speakers include Kamal Fadel, Polisario (Western Saharan) Ambassador to Australia; Clinton Fernandes,Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UNSW; Gennaro Gervasio, Senior Lecturer, Macquarie University

Sydney Law School, Uni of Sydney

Rally for equal rights at Sydney Town Hall. Supported by CAAH, NUS, New Mardi Gras, Australian Marriage Equality

On 17th November join thousands of Australians in every capital city and hundreds of regional towns to make it clear that the majority of Australians want climate action. Summer has come early and bushfires are already burning. But in a few weeks we will come together to turn up the heat and launch a summer of climate action.

Cnr Euston & Sydney Park Rd, Alexandria
Support local residents in a protest against this the 7-lane road widening disaster just 1.8 metres from their homes. Work is set to start at 7am with the removal of 79 trees.
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