Oliver Stone's: South of the border

A political road movie that sees Oliver Stone traverse from the Caribbean down the spine of the Andes, to examine those countries that are challenging US dominance & building an alternative to capitalism. From Venezuela's Hugo Chavez to Bolivia's Evo Morales, Cuba's Raul Castro & recent coup survivor Rafael Correa of Ecuador, Stone allows a voice to governments who are almost unanimously attacked by the West.

Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale. Donation entry $10 waged, $6 conc, funds raised to Green Left Weekly. Dinner from 6pm, film at 6:30pm.

Sydney Uni Resistance presents: Exit through the giftshop

Directed by the mysterious "Banksy", Exit Through the Gift Shop is a brilliant examination of the underground street art culture, and an intriguing look at commercialisation of art. The multi-layered film is humorous art itself, poking fun at the "trendiness" of street art, the millionaires who want to purchase it, and revealing the contradictions of the art form. Free film screening as part of the Resistance Club AGM

Isabel Fidler Room, Manning House, Sydney Uni (next to Manning Bar)

Security without Nuclear Deterrence – an evening with Robert Green and Kate Dewes

Speakers Rob Green (retired British navy commander, former operator of British nuclear weapons & prominent anti-nuclear campaigner) & Kate Dewes (a founder of Disarmament and Security Centre in NZ). Includes AGM for Medical Association for Prevention of War.

Quaker House, 35 Clifton Crescent, Mount Lawley.

West Australian Nuclear Free Alliance (WANFA) fundraiser

Hear from indigenous representatives of WANFA who are being affected by the uranium industry. When you attend this event you will receive a fabulous meal and you will be enabling WANFA to ensure a strong indigenous presence at BHP Billiton’s AGM on Tuesday 16th November. Annalakshmi Restaurant, Jetty 4, Barrack Square. $60/$40 unwaged. RSVP to conswa@conservationwa.asn.au by 10th November 2010.

Special pre-selection meeting for Socialist Alliance Illawarra members

The March 2011 NSW elections are fast approaching and we, Socialist Alliance, need to discuss/decide if and where we run in the Illawarra, e.g. Keira, Wollongong, Heathcote etc. The NSW Labor Party is in utter crisis; people need a strong progressive alternative to both the major parties. Please come along to this important meeting to discuss working with the Greens and Independents and how Socialist Alliance should approach the election. For queries or more information please contact Will on 0425 329 963.

NSW not for sale: our communities not their profits. Socialist Alliance NSW state conference

Join SA members and supporters from Wollongong, Newcastle, Armidale, Northern Rivers, Blue Mountains & across Sydney for panels and workshops on the anti-privatisation campaign; NSW - coal graveyard or zero emissions state?; Youth and race - behind the law and order hype + planning for a socialist campaign & preselecting an upper house ticket for the March 2011 NSW election.

Sydney Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale. Rego $10 waged, $5 conc

Draft Agenda

9:45am-10:00am: Registration, coffee & morning tea

10:00am-11:15pm Opening panel: NSW – crisis & resistance

Red Cinema film night: Plunder + The Shock Doctrine

Plunder: The crime of our times is a hard hitting investigative film by former CCN producer Danny Schechter, who predicted the global financial crisis in his previous film. Here the "News Dissector" explores how the financial crisis was built on the biggest white-collar crime in history.

PLUS short film Shock Doctrine, in which Naomi Klein and Alfonso Cuaron combine to reveal how capitalism has consistently been forced upon disaster shocked people.

Donation entry $10waged/$6conc. Cheap dinner avail from 6pm, films start 6:30pm

Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale


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