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Ecosocialism 2020

Ecosocialism 2020, an online conference to be hosted by Green Left on October 24-25, will look at capitalist globalisation, the ecological crisis and campaigning for an alternative ecosocialist future.

Green Left is publishing this Ecosocialist Manifesto for discussion and further development at a series of Ecosocialism conferences in several cities next month.

Help celebrate Green Left's 30th anniversary

Sat March 27, 7pm AEDT
(7pm NSW, Vic, ACT, Tas; 6:30pm SA; 6pm Qld; 5:30pm NT; 4pm WA)

Online celebration featuring supporters from around the world, how you can get involved in Green Left and guest speaker Kavita Krishnan, feminist and CPI-ML (Liberation) leader.

India is on the move for the rights of farmers and against privatisation and corporate monopolies.

The mass movement, which started in 2020, is generating solidarity from people across India as well as around the world, including Australia.

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.

An inspiring tour on the rise and fall of Australia’s maritime industries and the industrial Balmain waterfront.

Did you miss Green Left's screening of the new documentary Santiago Rising? Don't worry, because we are happy to once again, in collaboration with Alborada Films, give you the chance to see it.

Santiago Rising takes place on the streets of Chile’s capital city in late 2019, as large public protests over economic inequality engulf the country.

Santiago Rising
Directed by Nick MacWilliam, 89 mins, Alborada Films, 2021
February 27, 6pm (AEDT)
A quarter of proceeds raised will go to Green Left.

Green Left is turning 30!

Help us celebrate by sending us a short message, or posting it to your socials using the hashtag #greenleft30.

Guest speaker: Luana Alves, Sao Paulo socialist city councillor, activist with the Socialist Left Movement (MES) tendency within the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) — Brazil’s largest radical anti-capitalist party.

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets across Brazil in defence of democracy, amid fears that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro may attempt a coup if he fails to be re-elected in October.

Find out more about the situation and the fight back on the streets at this forum hosted by Green Left and Socialist Alliance.

Help celebrate Green Left's 30th anniversary

Sat March 27, 7pm AEDT
(7pm NSW, Vic, ACT, Tas; 6:30pm SA; 6pm Qld; 5:30pm NT; 4pm WA)

Online celebration featuring supporters from around the world, how you can get involved in Green Left and guest speaker Kavita Krishnan, feminist and CPI-ML (Liberation) leader.

India is on the move for the rights of farmers and against privatisation and corporate monopolies.

The mass movement, which started in 2020, is generating solidarity from people across India as well as around the world, including Australia.

Santiago Rising (directed by Nick MacWilliam, 89 mins, Alborada Films, 2021)

Santiago Rising takes place on the streets of Chile’s capital city in late 2019, as large public protests over economic inequality engulf the country.

The film charts the build-up to the historic vote, in October 2020, that saw Chileans vote for a new people’s constitution to replace the one imposed during the brutal Pinochet dictatorship.

Part of a series of conferences, seminars and forums in October across the country more info at Ecosocialism 2022.

Tickets: $30/$10/$5.

Workshops and panels on the struggle for a safe climate, workers rights, and international solidarity with the oppressed.

Building a non-sectarian collaborative movement to win Aboriginal Sovereignty, social justice and save the planet.

Saturday 1 October

10am | Registration

10:45 | Acknowledgement of country

FEMINIST & LGBTIQ+ WALKING TOUR

Sunday April 18, 11-1.30pm

Find out about Sydney's feminist and LGBTIQ+ struggle history.

On the back of International Women's Day and Mardi Gras, this walking tour will catalogue the resistance against the heteropatriarchy.

Rescheduled because of wet weather on March 21, tickets are still available for this inspiring tour.

It’ll explore key women’s rights and LGBTIQ+ street fighting events excluded and muted within the annals of public memory.

Public Forum: Repression and Resistance in Myanmar/Burma
Tuesday April 15, 6:30pm
Red & Orange Rooms, Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth Street (opposite the Queen Victoria Market), Melbourne
Speakers:
Jed Din, Victorian Myanmar Youth
Allen Jennings, Green Left journalist
Ronan Lee, International State Crime Initiative (SCI), author of ""Myanmar's Rohingya Genocide - identity, history & hate speech

Special guests:
Marcel Cartier (Hip-Hop artist. Journalist, Green Left contributor and co-editor of Kurdistan Media Project)
Steve Sweeney (Morning Star International Editor. Founder of Journalists for Democracy in Turkey & Kurdistan. Co-editor of Kurdistan Media Project)
Heval Herki (spokesperson for the Australian Federation of Democratic Kurdish Centres and a member of Kurdish National Congress)
Hosted by: Susan Price, Green Left International Editor.

Join us for a night of trivia and politics to support Green Left during it's special 30th anniversary of producing radical media since 1991.

Tickets: $25 (solidarity) $15 (waged) $10 (unwaged)

Saturday 15 May, Doors open 6pm (Trivia starts at 7pm), Maritime Union of Australia, 46 Ireland St, West Melbourne VIC 3003.

Food and drinks available. Prizes to be won.

Two days of workshops and panels, featuring local and international speakers. Topics include: Why ecosocialism: The global fight for a red-green future; Trade unions and the green transition we need; Behind the US/Australia campaign against China; Fighting the right, building an anti-capitalist left.

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