GLW Calendar, 2015-08

Melbourne

Rally: Stop Turkey's war on the Kurds

Date: Sat 29 Aug, 11:00am

Saturday, August 29, 11am. The Turkish regime has scuttled the peace process with its large oppressed Kurdish minority. Instead it is restarting the ruinous civil war. Stop the attacks on the Kurds! Restart the peace process now! Federation Square, City. Organised by Australians for Kurdistan.

Email: australiansforkurdistan@gmail.com

Rally: Bersih 4.0.

Date: Sat 29 Aug, 2:00pm

Saturday, August 29 The time has come for us to support our friends and families back home, and take a stand in support of democracy, rule of law and common decency in Malaysia. Lets get together to support the demand for institutional reform back home. Central to this demand is freedom for Malaysians. Freedom not just by namesake but freedom of expression, thought and association. 2pm. Federation Square, City.

Public meeting: Ghada Karmi: The Future of Palestine.

Date: Sat 29 Aug, 4:00pm

Saturday, August 29 Ghada Karmi was born in Jerusalem and trained as a doctor of medicine at Bristol University. 4pm. Deakin Edge, Federation Square, City.

Public meeting: An audience with Naomi Klein.

Date: Sat 29 Aug, 6:00pm

Saturday, August 29 Naomi Klein’s international bestseller No Logo exploded the way we think about global brands and their impact. In her latest game-changer, This Changes Everything, she exposes the war capitalism is waging on our planet. Have your assumptions challenged and discover how we can do better. 6pm. Athaneum Theatre, cnr Collins & Swanston Sts, City.

Website: BOOKINGS

Concert: Juice Rap News.

Date: Sun 30 Aug, 1:00pm

Sunday, August 30 Live at Estonian House with special guest Nazeem Hussain. Juice Rap News is an online show that provides a broader, saner context and analysis of current affairs, media and politics — all via the medium of rap, music and comedy — revolutionizing the news with a unique and riotous collision of radical satire, rigorous research, righteous beats, and razor-sharp rhymes. 1pm. Estonian House, 43 Melville Rd, City.

Website: BOOKINGS

Public meeting: Naomi Klein: This changes everything.

Date: Sun 30 Aug, 4:00pm

Sunday, August 30 Naomi Klein is a Canadian author, social activist and filmmaker known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalisation and capitalism. She is best known for No Logo, about branding and the alter-globalisation movement; The Take, a documentary about Argentina’s occupied factories; and The Shock Doctrine, a critical analysis of the history of neoliberal economics. Her 2014 book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate argues that the climate crisis can’t be addressed in the current era of neoliberal market fundamentalism. 4pm. Federation Square, cnr Flinders & Swanston Sts, City.

Website: BOOKINGS

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Sydney

GREECE: PROSPECTS FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST AUSTERITY

Date: Sat 29 Aug, 2:00pm

Parramatta Activist Centre, 3/27 Macquarie St, Parramatta Green Left Weekly Forum with speakers: Vivian Messimeris, Dr Michael Karadjis & more.

Website: Facebook event

MALAYSIA: BERSIH4 SOLIDARITY RALLY

Date: Sat 29 Aug, 4:00pm

SAT AUG 29, 4-6pm Sydney Town Hall Sq. In solidarity with the Aug 29-30 Bersih4 mass protest for democracy in Malaysia, support rallies are being held all around the world.

Website: Facebook event

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