Green Left Weekly https://www.greenleft.org.au en Public meeting: Naomi Klein: This changes everything. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59634 <p>Sunday, August 30</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sun, 30/08/2015 - 4:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-event-website"> <div class="field-label">Website:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://521c67aa01a84.mlsend2.com/link/c/YT03OTcxMTM3MzQzJmM9ZDNsNCZlPTIxNDYmYj0xNTQ2NDA2OSZkPXMzaDZxMmY=.5d6DK2Zp6V2t1XSe9ee-I0INHUiFk0DBSVc1CYcrFiw">BOOKINGS</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59634" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59634#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:02:56 +0000 Melbourne 59634 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Public meeting: An audience with Naomi Klein. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59633 <p>Saturday, August 29</p> <p> Naomi Klein’s international bestseller No Logo exploded the way we think about global brands and their impact. In her latest game-changer, This Changes Everything, she exposes the war capitalism is waging on our planet. Have your assumptions challenged and discover how we can do better. 6pm. Athaneum Theatre, cnr Collins &amp; Swanston Sts, City.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 29/08/2015 - 6:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-event-website"> <div class="field-label">Website:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://521c67aa01a84.mlsend2.com/link/c/YT03OTcxMTM3MzQzJmM9ZDNsNCZlPTIxNDYmYj0xNTQ2NDA2NyZkPXMyajd0NWw=.QCulMTC4rgyoRpWb6cHoTXEdN6cOsaRQNZRQZhRHl7A">BOOKINGS</a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59633#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:01:56 +0000 Melbourne 59633 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Public meeting with Tariq Ali: Why is democracy under siege and what can be done to restore it? https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59632 <p>Friday, August 28</p> <p> Part of the Melbourne Writers Festival. 7:30pm. Federation Square, cnr Swanston &amp; Flinders Sts, City.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 28/08/2015 - 7:30pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-event-website"> <div class="field-label">Website:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://mwf.com.au/?utm_source=newsletter&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_campaign=green_left_weekly_activist_calendar_july_29">BOOKINGS</a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59632#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:59:48 +0000 Melbourne 59632 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Book launch: Five Egyptian Pounds. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59631 <p>Saturday, August 22</p> <p> Bi-lingual launch of Helen Said's book about the life of her father and Greek community figure George Said. 3:30pm. Steps Gallery, 62 Lygon St, Carlton.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 22/08/2015 - 3:30pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59631#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:58:47 +0000 Melbourne 59631 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Public meeting: Our climate: Personal stories, global change. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59630 <p>Friday, August 14</p> <p> Speakers: Professor David Karoly (atmospheric scientist and internationally recognised expert in climate change); Marita Rose (Kiribati/Australian author); Isabella Morand (350.org); Dr Stephen Bygrave (CEO of Beyond Zero Emissions). 7pm. Union House Theatre, Melbourne University, cnr Tin Alley &amp; Union Road, Parkville. $10 student, $16 conc, $20 full.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 14/08/2015 - 7:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-event-website"> <div class="field-label">Website:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://521c67aa01a84.mlsend2.com/link/c/YT03OTcxMTM3MzQzJmM9ZDNsNCZlPTIxNDYmYj0xNTQ2NDA2MyZkPXg1bzRuOGU=.cbCMCmKaFrxGbOP9xRkmuVtSbT0PAwMwX7kfsIQCeSc">BOOKINGS</a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59630#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:55:55 +0000 Melbourne 59630 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Rally: Stop taxing my period. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59629 <p>Friday, August 14</p> <p> The fate of the tampon tax will be decided this month! Every treasurer in Australia is meeting to decide whether to scrap the tax but if just one treasurer votes no, this unfair tax will stay. Menstruating Australians pay an extra 10% extra in tax every time they get their period. That's because tampons, pads and menstrual cups aren't considered 'essential health goods' (unlike condoms, lubricants and sunscreen). 2pm. 1 Treasury Place, City.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 14/08/2015 - 2:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59629#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:54:40 +0000 Melbourne 59629 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Film screening: She’s beautiful when she's angry. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59628 <p>Thursday, August 13</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 13/08/2015 - 4:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-event-website"> <div class="field-label">Website:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://521c67aa01a84.mlsend2.com/link/c/YT03OTcxMTM3MzQzJmM9ZDNsNCZlPTIxNDYmYj0xNTQ2NDA2MSZkPXg3aDlkOGc=.7RijcXLFM15wFb8fr1wWpUmZ6eoU_GzrXiBiB02X3-g">BOOKINGS</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59628" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59628#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:52:23 +0000 Melbourne 59628 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Public meeting: Joshua Oppenheimer live in conversation. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59627 <p>Tuesday, August 11</p> <p> Meet Joshua Oppenheimer, award winning director of The Act of Killing (2012) and The Look of Silence (2014), as he talks with Jason Di Rosso (ABC Radio National) about working with survivors and perpetrators of the Indonesian genocide, 50 years of impunity and coming to terms with one of the Cold War’s darkest secrets. 1pm. The Open Stage, 757 Swanston St, City. Free event. Come early to guarantee your seat.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 11/08/2015 - 1:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59627#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:45:31 +0000 Melbourne 59627 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Film screenings: Ivory Tower. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59626 <p>Monday, August 10 - Thursday, August 20</p> <p> A chance to see what damage US-style deregulation will do to our higher education system. For info on screenings and tickets visit website.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-start">Mon, 10/08/2015 - 6:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">Thu, 20/08/2015 - 6:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-event-website"> <div class="field-label">Website:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://521c67aa01a84.mlsend2.com/link/c/YT03OTcxMTM3MzQzJmM9ZDNsNCZlPTIxNDYmYj0xNTQ2NDA1NyZkPXcyejhqNGQ=.UIl4jqhHkvBMWkJRT2KtVPS-0OrI17talrgMkVoXFE0">BOOKINGS</a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59626#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:42:15 +0000 Melbourne 59626 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Rally: No Room For Racism speakout. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59624 <p>Friday, August 7</p> <p> 5:30pm. City Square, cnr Swanston &amp; Collins Sts, City. Organised by No Room for Racism.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 07/08/2015 - 5:30pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59624#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:36:04 +0000 Melbourne 59624 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Hiroshima Day Vigil: Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59623 <p>Thursday, August 6</p> <p> 5:30pm. St Pauls Cathedral, Cnr Swanston &amp; Flinders Sts, City. Organised by Internation Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 06/08/2015 - 5:30pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59623#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:34:15 +0000 Melbourne 59623 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Film screening: A German Youth. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59620 <p>Saturday, August 1</p> <p> "Refuses to romanticize the actions of the Red Army Faction (RAF) yet similarly offers no condemnation, demanding that audiences consider the political and social atmosphere of the period." (Variety) 9:15 pm. ACMI Cinema, Federation Square, City.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 01/08/2015 - 9:15pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-event-website"> <div class="field-label">Website:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://521c67aa01a84.mlsend2.com/link/c/YT03OTcxMTM3MzQzJmM9ZDNsNCZlPTIxNDYmYj0xNTQ2NDA0NyZkPXM5bjJnNnk=.iOCIb6BvQHKwbtieDe2CkrhoCZloK9EWB-SdqWVATrE">BOOKINGS</a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59620#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:29:19 +0000 Melbourne 59620 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Protest Chris Pyne and Tony Abbott in Melbourne! https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59618 <p>Friday, July 31</p> <p> Education Minister Christopher Pyne is launching his new book A Letter to my Children in Melbourne. And as if Pyne's presence in Melbourne isn't reason enough to protest, his book will be launched by none other than Tony Abbott. Although this book sounds like a real literary contribution, the devastating policies of Abbott and Pyne demand a presence by as many outraged voices as we can possibly muster. 4:30pm. NAB, 700 Bourke St, City. Organised by the National Union of Students.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 31/07/2015 - 4:30pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59618#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:03:50 +0000 Melbourne 59618 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Fundraiser: Radio for the 99%: Launch of Green Left Radio! https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59617 <p>Friday, August 21, 7pm. The Green Left Radio show on 3CR Community Radio is radio for the 99%. It's proudly independent, anti-racist, anti-homophobic, feminist, environmentalist, socialist, internationalist. Join us for the launch of this new wing of the people's media. Featuring radical beats and rhythms from: Ezekiel Ox, Divina Providencia, Pressure Drop, New Dub City, Ray Pereira and Kanchana Karunaratna. $15/$10. Kindred Studios, 212a Whitehall St, Yarraville. Full bar; Sri Lankan feast.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 21/08/2015 - 7:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-email field-field-event-email"> <div class="field-label">Email:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="mailto:peterson_err@hotmail.com">peterson_err@hotmail.com</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-event-website"> <div class="field-label">Website:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.3cr.org.au/streaming">3CR</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-phone"> <div class="field-label">Phone:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9639 8622 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59617" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59617#comments Melbourne Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:56:33 +0000 Melbourne 59617 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Follow the money: Offshore and Out of Sight https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59616 <p>Follow the money: Offshore and Out of Sight</p> <p>Australia detains fewer than 2,000 people on Manus Island and Nauru at a cost of $1.2b a year. The 'border protection' portfolio is the Federal Government's highest line of expense, totalling $3.3b in 2014-2015 in spending. </p> <p>The plight of asylum seekers benefits the detention industrial complex, run by corporations that profit from incarceration of people who are locked behind the barbed wire for political and economic reasons.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-start-date"> <div class="field-label">Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sun, 23/08/2015 - 4:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59616" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59616#comments Perth and Fremantle refugee rights Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:36:33 +0000 PerthGLW 59616 at https://www.greenleft.org.au