Environment Film Festival night 1: "The Yes Men Fix the World"

The latest hilarious release on the culture jamming exploits of The Yes Men. Tackling everything from climate change to media bias to war, The Yes Men have an unusual hobby: posing as top executives of corporations they hate. Armed with nothing but thrift-store suits, the Yes Men lie their way into business conferences and parody their corporate targets in ever more extreme ways - basically doing everything that they can to wake up their audiences to the danger of letting greed run our world.

Resistance Activist Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale.

Forum: Saving the planet from the profiteers

The new Gillard-led Labor government has cut a deal with the mining companies, ensuring billions keep flowing to the mega rich. This wealth could instead be used to fund a massive, necessary shift to renewable energy. Beyond Zero Emissions has just released a detailed, costed plan showing that a Australia could realistically become a carbon-free economy by 2020.
This forum will examine how we can campaign for a sustainable future where people and the planet come before the profit interests of mining corporations.

Possession

Live music and visuals to support the Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative, who are facing eviction from their Leichhardt premises. Sat July 10, 8pm-1.30am. $15/$10. The Red Rattler Theatre, 6 Faversham St, Marrickville. Organised by SPUNK magazine.

Peace Brigades International Information Night

PBI Australia invites you to an Information evening at Ross House for people interested in finding out more about the work of Peace Brigades International in Indonesia, Nepal, Mexico, Colombia or Guatemala.

The evening is a detailed introduction to PBI's unique role in protecting human rights and includes videos, presentations and discussions about PBI's work facilitating peace-building initiatives and providing protective accompaniment for human rights defenders, organisations and communities threatened by political violence.

Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane , Melbourne

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