Public forum featuring Chris Graham. Organised by the Working Group for Aboriginal Rights. Manning Clarke Centre Theatre 2, ANU.
Trans* Day of Remembrance is an annual, international event which acknowledges the large number of people who are murdered every year around the world because of their gender identity and/or expression.
This year we're going to try to balance the sombreness of the event - with a concerted focus on also celebrating all the amazingly fabulous gender diverse people who are ALIVE! The God's Cafe, ANU.
Come and have a chat with us about the labour theory of value, the origins of women's oppression, strategies and tactics in the protest movements, or whatever floats your boat, in a friendly relaxed environment. Presented by the Socialist Alliance. King O'Malley's, civic. Look out for the red tablecloth.
Rally for Marriage Equality. Protest for equal rights for queers. Sat Nov 23, 1pm, City Place. Ph Nick 0406 549 250.
Join GLW supporters at a screening of Made in Dagenham. Women workers in 1960s England take on sexism, Ford and the government. Sun Nov 7, 12.45 for 1pm, Cairns City Cinemas, Grafton St. Tickets $16/$13 conc from the Green Left table in the foyer. For more information or bookings, phone Jonathan 0432 384 505.
Lift the ban on same-sex marriage.
Sydney Town Hall
Socialist Alliance and Green Left Weekly will be holding a stall at the massive Newtown Festival - all help appreciated!
Lennox & Australia Sts, Newtown
For more than 50 years Cuba has been carrying out a socialist revolution. Cuba's tremendous humanity and internationalism has shown that Stalinist bureaucratic degeneration is not inevitable. Yet today Cuba faces arguably its biggest challenge - a severe economic crisis. This discussion will look at the context of the crisis, it's causes, and the measures being proposed by the Cuban government.
Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale.
For pre-reading, see Cuban Revolution: challenges and changes http://links.org.au/node/1939
Robert Gates (Bush-Obama defense secretary and former CIA deputy director) and Hillary Clinton (Obama's secretary of state) will be in Australia for talks with the pro-war Julia Gillard government. Even Gates admits that the US-NATO war and occupation in Afghanistan is not going well. The Revolutionary Assoc of Afghan Women has accused Clinton of lying when she says the Western occupation can continue while the women of Afghanistan are saved.
Protest at the State Library, Macquarie Street, Sydney, while Eastern Star Gas holds its Annual General Meeting