Sydney

Come and help the Socialist Alliance stall at Mardi Gras Fair Day - we have equal marriage shirts and badges, will be painting a big "Make NSW an equal marriage state" banner + much more.

Fair Day is at Victoria Park, City Rd

Special guest from Venezuela, Miguel Angel Nunez. Resistance Centre, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo. Hosted by the Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Network and Latin America Social Forum. Ph Fred 0412 556 527 or (02) 8070 9331.

Fund-raising dinner and auction to raise funds for an Australian contingent to join the next international flotilla to Gaza. Items for auction include a signed pair of boxing gloves donated by Anthony Mundine and a football jersey donated by Hazem El Masri signed by the whole Canterbury Bulldogs team. Come and enjoy a great night with great entertainers Alissar Chidiac and Lina Kastoumis.

Summerland Restaurant, 457 Chapel Road, Bankstown

Communities around Australia have started to feel the impacts of Coal Seam Gas (CSG) mining. From farmers to environmentalists to suburban residents, people’s access to water and food and their livelihoods are at risk from CSG development. And they are fighting back, with 10,000 people from across NSW rallying at State Parliament on May 1 demanding the O’Farrell government put a moratorium on this industry until the real costs are known. Come along to this informational discussion on the risks of CSG mining and how we can fight back!

Sydney Opera House
Turkish armed forces have launched a bloody air and land attack on the predominantly Kurdish city of Afrin, part of the democratic autonomous cantons of Democratic Federation of Northern Syria/Rojava. Please join this rally in solidarity with the brave resistance forces - the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), People's Protection Units (YPG) and Women's Protection Unions (YPJ). Rally called by NSW Democratic Kurdish Community Centre and supported by Rojava Solidarity (Sydney).

Eastern Ave, Sydney University

Sydney University's management, under VC Michael Spence, is beginning to sack 90 administration and technical staff in the Science Faculty. They plan to reemploy some of them at lower pay rates. Management is also beginning to sack all the teacher staff at Sydney College of the Arts. They plan to reemploy some at lower pay rates. Join our protest action against Sydney University management at Orientation Day.

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The climate blockbuster from the director of "McLibel", the film shows the devastated world of 2055, and asks the question: "why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance?"

Cafe Rare Treats, 31 Cobham Ave, Melrose Park (back of Meadowbank)
Entry $10, $6 conc or what you can afford. A fundraiser for Green Left Weekly & Parra Climate Action Network

Politics In The Pub, Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
Speakers: Eva Cox, Adjunct Professor UTS; activist Stephen Bunbadgee Hodder Watt from the Northern Territory and Mornington Island.
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Well known political activist and dangerous thinker Noam Chomsky is the winner of the Sydney Peace Prize, and will attend events in Sydney on Nov 2 and 3. In the lead up to this, various forums are being organised around Chomsky's ideas.
* The radical ideas of Noam Chomsky, UNSW campus forum. 1pm, Tuesday 18 October. Morven Brown rm 207. Free. With Peter Slezak, Associate Professor in the school of History and Philosophy

The Australian Kurdish Association is holding a peace rally & march to remember and celebrate the heroic resistance provided by YPG and YPJ along with their allies in Kobane. We invite all people, Kurds and friends of Kurds alike, to join us in raising our voices for the brave warriors of Kobane.

When: Sunday November 1, 12pm
Where: Sydney Town Hall square

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