GLW Calendar, 2015-08
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.
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.
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.
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.
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