GLW Calendar, 2015-12


Film screening: The Grapes of Wrath.

Date: Wed 2 Dec, 10:45am

Wednesday, December 2 John Ford won the 1940 Oscar as best director for this brilliant screen adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel of an Oklahoma family, who, after losing their farm during the Great Depression in the 1930s, become migrant workers and end up in California. 10:45am. Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon St, Carlton.

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Concert: Rise Against.

Date: Wed 2 Dec, 8:00pm

Wednesday, December 2 'We scream for change and all they hear is treason' (Rise Against). They’re one of punk’s most exciting, politically social bands, renowned for energetic live shows and dizzying, larger than life anthems. 8pm. Margaret Court Arena, Richmond.

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SYDNEY Conference: Radical Ideas.

Date: Fri 4 Dec, 9:00am - Sun 6 Dec, 6:00pm

Friday, December 4- Sunday, December 6 A conference for young people who are looking to build the politics of an alternative.A weekend of discussion and debate on how young people can best organise to build new politics for radically more democratic, equal and just future. It is a conference for socialist, feminist, environmentalist and anti-racist youth to come together and unite around the issues we care about. Resistance Activist Centre, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo, Sydney.

Website: Bookings

Exhibition: West Papua art fundraiser.

Date: Fri 4 Dec, 9:00am - Sun 13 Dec, 5:00pm

Friday, December 4 - Sunday, December 13 Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. ACU Gallery, 26 Brunswick St, Fitzroy.

Book launch: John Tully's 'Crooked Deals and Broken Treaties

Date: Wed 9 Dec, 7:00pm

Wednesday, December 9 Book launch: John Tully's 'Crooked Deals and Broken Treaties: How American Indians Were Displaced By White Settlers In The Cuyahoga Valley'. John Tully is the author of Silvertown: The Lost Story of a Strike that Shook London and Helped Launch the Modern Labor Movement and The Devil’s Milk: A Social History of Rubber, as well as three novels. 7pm. New International Bookshop, 54 Victoria St, Carlton South.

Public meeting: Dr Anita Heiss.

Date: Thu 10 Dec, 12:30pm

Thursday, December 10 This year's Human RIghts Oration. Anita is an Indigenous Literacy Day Ambassador and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of central NSW. Anita is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women's fiction, poetry, social commentary and travel articles. She is a regular guest at writers' festivals and travels internationally performing her work and lecturing on Indigenous literature. 12.30-2pm. Entry free. Light lunch included. Fitzroy Ballroom, Hotel Sofitel, 25 Collins St, City.

Rally: Refugee rights are human rights.

Date: Thu 10 Dec, 5:30pm

Thursday, December 10 5:30pm. City Square. Organised by Refugee Action Collective.

Film screening: International Human Rights Day.

Date: Thu 10 Dec, 6:00pm

Thursday, December 10 Featuring: 6pm. No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka. A film on Tamil Genocide. 7:30pm. Chile Human Rights Demands. 8:30pm. Iranian Struggles For Human Rights. 9:30pm. West Papuan Working For The Future. 10:00pm. Colombia Connection. New Council Chambers, Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St, Carlton South. Entry by donation. Traditional food, pop corn and soft drinks available. Organised by LASNET & Tamil Refugee Council.

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Justice for Asylum Seekers Forum

Date: Fri 11 Dec, 7:00pm - Fri 11 Dec, 9:30pm

Newcastle Panthers Cnr King & Union St Eyewitness accounts and Borderforce Act defiance by Christine Cummins (Borderforce Petition) and Carol Hucker (UN speech) Legal perspectives- Kellie Tranter Donations to cover costs appreciated Niko 0406296141 Donations to cover costs appreciated Event on fb:

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Radical Ideas Conference

Date: Fri 4 Dec, 9:00am - Sun 6 Dec, 7:00am

A 3-day conference of discussion, debate and ideas for radical change organised by Resistance Young Socialist Alliance. See conference website for full program: When: December 4-6, 2015 Where: Resistance Activist Centre, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo, ph Mia 0406 160 496

Website: Facebook event

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