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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.

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.

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.

Green Left is turning 30!

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

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.

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.

This four-part seminar series will address: The cause of pandemics, droughts, soil erosion and land and river system degradation.

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

No Extradition: Julian Assange's Father & The Struggle for His Son's Freedom. (Director, Pablo Navarrete, 35 mins, Alborada Films). Featuring John Shipton plus Nils Melzer (UN Special Rapporteur on Torture), M.I.A, John Pilger, Lowkey, Lisa Longstaff + others.

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