Ways to get active this week


Come to Voices of Dissent on Thursday May 14 at 7pm. A Fundraiser for Green Left Weekly. Featuring The Tangled Bank; Kyle Landman, The Young Offenders; Steve O’Malley; Where Was I?; Brendan de Paor. Entry $7. The Jade Monkey, 160 Flinders St, Adelaide. Ph Claudia 0435 108 439.

Join us on the Green Left Weekly River Cruise on Friday May 8 at 6.40pm. A night of good food, good music on an idyllic cruise down the Brisbane River. All proceeds go to Green Left Weekly. Mowbray Park Ferry Terminal, East Brisbane. For tickets visit greenleftweekly.yapsody.com. Ph Sian 0403 607 526.

Join the discussion: Fighting the new racism. Saturday May 9 at 1.30pm with lunch from 1pm. Racist scapegoating of Aboriginal people, Muslims and immigrant communities is on the rise, both by far right groups such as Reclaim Australia, and by the federal government. What’s behind these racist campaigns and how can we fight back? Resistance Centre, Level 5, 407 Swanston St, City. Organised by Green Left Weekly and the Socialist Alliance. Ph 9639 8622. Email: peterson_err@hotmail.com.

Come to a book launch: A Short history of Social Democracy on Friday May 8 at 6.30pm. The book examines social democracy’s attempts to civilise capitalism, from its origins in socialism to its surrender to neoliberalism. Hear author John Rainford and labour historian Sarah Gregson. Resistance Centre, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo. Ph 8070 9331.

Come to a book and film project launch of Jobs for Women on Saturday May 9 at 3pm. The true story of the Wollongong women who ignite a campaign that changes Australia forever. Featuring Pat Brewer, author; Robynne Murphy and Slobodanka Joncevska, Jobs For Women activists. Entry by donation. Excelsior Hall, Thirroul Community Centre, 352 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Thirroul.

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