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Analysing the rising violence of the Trump presidency and what it could mean for the future of the USA.

American Carnage is a short documentary looking at the renewal of the Black Lives Matter movement in particularly the United States following the murder of George Floyd on 25 May, 2020. It briefly discuss the background of this murder and the nature of the oppression brought by the US state against its black population, fascism and the Donald Trump Presidency, and the role of the liberal bourgeoisie in attempting to drive the movement into a dead end.

Saturday 7 November 12-2pm (Vic/NSW AEDT) 9am-11am (WAST) 11am-1pm (QLD/AEST)
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Democracy and Care:

What does it mean to care for the well-being of other members of our community in the face of the infectious nature of Covid? What does it mean to care for the broader ecosphere upon which we depend and are a part? What does it mean to take care of the fragile ‘thing’ we call democracy...?

Bunurong man Bruce Pascoe is an award-winning Australian writer and editor. He is published nationally and internationally and his fiction and non-fiction works have won several national literary competitions.

His best seller, Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident? explores the history of Aboriginal land management, animal husbandry and culinary and architectural achievements prior to colonisation.

Gather with Dumbartung to give respects and recognition to our ancestors and all of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples as part of the United Nations day of recognition. Joint statement by Dumbartung and Rio Tinto will be witnessed by a major action!

A lot of us expect to come under housing stress in September/October. We have under 7 weeks before the eviction moratorium ends, with JobSeeker & JobKeeper set to be reduced at the same time, many of us will not be able to pay our rent. This is a public forum to try and address the situation as a community, come along! For a variety of reasons, we expect a lot of evictions at the end of September unless we can act to stop them.

Risks, realities and gas market trends

SPEAKERS: Bruce Robertson, Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis Simone van Hattem, Lock the Gate Alliance

The moratorium on fracking has been lifted in large parts of the Mid West, including over Geraldton. We’re seeing an increase in exploration drilling in the Mid West, and the first fracking project announced for the Kimberley.

Extra protection for water and veto rights for landholders has been promised by the McGowan Government, but not yet delivered.

Public forum
Capitalism & Violence against women: The New Resistance
Tuesday March 17th, 6.30pm (meal available from 6pm)
Resistance Centre, Level 5, 407 Swanston St , Melbourne CBD

Women around the world are leading new campaigns against misogynist violence and harassment and the promotion of sexism by conservative governments and right-wing populist forces. This forum will look at these inspiring movements and the central place of women’s liberation in the struggle against capitalism.

'Gaza Fights For Freedom' shows you Gaza's protest movement like you've never seen before. Filmed during the height of the Great March Of Return protests, this documentary tells the story of Gaza from Palestinians on the ground, including journalists, medics and the family of internationally-acclaimed paramedic, Razan al-Najjar. 'Gaza Fights For Freedom' is a thorough indictment of the Israeli military for war crimes, and a stunning cinematic portrayal of Palestinians' heroic resistance.
Followed by discussion
Nibbles provided

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