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Presentation of petitions at the US embassy in Canberra, demanding justice for Dr Sidiqque, a woman kidnapped by Pakistani forces and now in Guantanamo.
Organised by the Canterbury Bankstown Peace Group and the Justice for Aafia Coalition.
To join the bus trip contact Raul 0403 037 376.

Politics In the Pub, Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills 
Speakers: Meredith Burgman, former Labor President NSW Legislative Assembly; David McKnight, academic, author several books on social & political issues.
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The Tony Award winning American playwright, performer and feminist, best known for The Vagina Monologues and as a writer and activist focusing on violence against women, presents the Australian Human Rights Centre's Annual Lecture.
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Feb 12 Cost: $35/20 concession
Venue: main, Sydney Theatre Company, Hickson Rd, The Rocks, Sydney

11am this Wednesday 14 December,
Shangri-La Hotel, 167 Cumberland St, City

Discussing campaigns for people and planet before profits, and the Alliance's alternative in the Federal Elections. All welcome, dinner avail from 6pm. Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale.

In the wake of CSG devastating effects in the US and Qld, Dart Energy are proposing to do CSG drilling in Sydney - the first attempt to drill in a city area in Australia! Protest to show your opposition.

Rally at Camperdown Park, Cnr Lennox and Eliza sts, march through Newtown and St Peters to the Dart Energy proposed drilling site, and then a community picnic with speakers and music in Sydney Park - right next to the proposed CSG drilling site.

Organised by Sydney Residents Against Coal Seam Gas

Sydney Town Hall, 483 George St, Sydney.
May 15, 1948 marks the day over 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes and made refugees as the state of Israel was declared. Join this annual protest to declare our solidarity with the ongoing struggle of the Palestinians for justice. Call Rahaf Ahmed on 0402 811 613 or Mona Abu Zalaf on 0416 044 410 to get involved.

An examination on 2 Arab states in the context of the uprisings occurring. Lebanon, has seen almost constant turmoil and political drama over more than 30 years. Jawad Deeb will introduce the discussion nuanced by his upbringing in Lebanon. Algeria: A political, social and culturally description of a country that went through a colonising process, pre-independence and post- independence, will be provided by Adam Haddad, nuanced by his upbringing in Algeria.

Unit 44 / 24 (4th floor) Council Street, Bondi Junction.

Come early for a free basic meal at 6.30pm.

Help celebrate the end of a busy year in the struggle with the Latin American Social Forum. A tasty BBQ and salads, with great toasts to the revolutionary struggles in Latin America and Australia. Hosted by the Latin Social Forum. Proceeds to Green Left Weekly. Call 8070 9331 for full address and more information.

Resistance Centre, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo
Socialism For Today: A seminar on socialist theory and practice
Program:
1-2pm: Lunch
2-3.15pm: Introduction to the political ideas of Antonio Gramsci (Daniele Fulvi)
3.30-5pm: Feature Forum: ‘British politics in the wake of Corbyn and the Grenfell fire’ with Green Left Weekly’s correspondent in Edinburgh, Simon Butler (via Skype)
Registration: $5 concession (students, unemployed, pensioners), $10 waged, $50 solidarity
More info: Peter 0401 760 577

 

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