Green Left Weekly https://www.greenleft.org.au en Ten new political albums worth a listen - May 2015 https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59121 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 28/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="glw-authors">By <span class="glwnews-article-location"><a href="/taxonomy/term/952">Mat Ward</a></span></div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://www.greenleft.org.au/sites/default/files/imagecache/frontpage-lead-article/buffy.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-frontpage-lead-article imagecache-default imagecache-frontpage-lead-article_default" width="140" height="140" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Here's this month's radical record round-up, with an emphasis on International Workers' Day, May 1. What album, or albums, would you suggest? Comment below, on <a href="https://twitter.com/greenleftweekly">Twitter</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/greenleftweekly">Facebook</a>. </p> <p style="font-size: 150%;"><strong>1. MARCEL CARTIER - UNITED STATES OF HYPOCRISY</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59121" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59121#comments 1055 Cultural Dissent left-wing music Mat Ward music new political music new protest music political albums Political Music protest music radical music Fri, 29 May 2015 00:54:25 +0000 stuart_m 59121 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Armidale Progressive Cinema https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59126 <p>Progressive Cinema screens films on the last Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the u3a Armidale, corner Barney and Markham Streets, except in December and January.</p> <p>Name of films shown announced in the weeks before the monthly event.</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">Wed, 24/06/2015 - 7:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59126#comments Country NSW films Thu, 28 May 2015 12:00:42 +0000 Armidale 59126 at https://www.greenleft.org.au March Armidale https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59125 <p>March Armidale meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6pm at the Imperial Hotel.</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">Wed, 10/06/2015 - 6:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59125#comments austerity Country NSW Thu, 28 May 2015 11:57:47 +0000 Armidale 59125 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Armidale Rural Australians for Refugees (ARAR) https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59124 <p>Armidale Rural Australians for Refugees (ARAR) meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 5:15pm at Kent House, 141 Faulkner Street, opposite Central Park, see also<br /> <a href="http://slaati.org/?page_id=3559" title="http://slaati.org/?page_id=3559">http://slaati.org/?page_id=3559</a></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">Wed, 17/06/2015 - 5:15pm</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://slaati.org/?page_id=3559">Armidale Rural Australians for Refugees (ARAR)</a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59124#comments Country NSW refugee rights Thu, 28 May 2015 11:55:59 +0000 Armidale 59124 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Armidale Action On Coal Seam Gas and Mining https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59123 <p>Armidale Action on Coal Seam Gas and Mining (AACSGaM) meets on the third Monday of the month at 6pm at the Royal Hotel, see also <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/367636486712400/" title="https://www.facebook.com/groups/367636486712400/">https://www.facebook.com/groups/367636486712400/</a></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">Mon, 15/06/2015 - 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="https://www.facebook.com/groups/367636486712400/">Armidale Action on Coal Seam Gas and Mining (AACSGaM) </a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59123#comments coal seam gas Country NSW Thu, 28 May 2015 11:53:11 +0000 Armidale 59123 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Events and Meetings in New England https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59122 <p>Sustainable Living Armidale (SLA) Forum holds a forum on the first Thursday of the month at 7pm at Kent House, 141 Faulkner Street, opposite Central Park, entry by gold coin donation, see also<br /> <a href="http://slaati.org/?page_id=109" title="http://slaati.org/?page_id=109">http://slaati.org/?page_id=109</a></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, 04/06/2015 - 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://slaati.org/?page_id=109">Sustainable Living Armidale (SLA)</a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59122#comments Country NSW environmental Thu, 28 May 2015 11:50:04 +0000 Armidale 59122 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Book launch: Women of Steel https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59120 <p>Book launch: Women of Steel. Local Carla Gorton is an author of this book, which tells the story of the struggle of women for employment at BHP's steel plant in Wollongong through 1980s and into the 1990s. She and others will speak briefly to highlight the book's themes. Sun, June 14, 4pm, Conservatory Bar, 12-14 Lake St. Drinks and refreshments available. For more information phone 0437 790 306.</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, 14/06/2015 - 4:00pm</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:cairns@greenleft.org.au">cairns@greenleft.org.au</a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59120#comments Cairns women's liberation Wed, 27 May 2015 11:40:49 +0000 Cairns 59120 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Big Red Book Fair. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59119 <p>Saturday, June 27</p> <p> Find thousands of titles, all genres, lots of fiction, non-fiction, second-hand and recently published. From 10am. Please contact us if you have any books you can donate. Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St, Carlton South. For more info ph 9662 3744 or email NIBS. Organised by New International Bookshop.</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">Wed, 27/05/2015 - 4:17pm</span> </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"> 9662 3744 </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59119#comments Melbourne Wed, 27 May 2015 06:17:53 +0000 Melbourne 59119 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Concert: Rainbow Connections. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59118 <p>Saturday, May 30</p> <p> Since it formed in 1995, the Melbourne Rainbow Band has grown to become a proud musical voice for Melbourne’s GLBTI community. This year we’re turning 20 and we want you to help us celebrate! Rainbow Connections uses the power of music to explore the full spectrum and meaning of the colours of the pride flag. Hosted by the hilarious and talented Dolly Diamond. 8pm. James Tatoulis Auditorium, Methodist Ladies College, 207 Barkers Road, Kew.</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, 30/05/2015 - 8:00pm</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/YT02NzgxMTMxNjc3JmM9bTRnMiZlPTIxNDYmYj0xMzA0MTIxNyZkPXM3YzJxNng=.PqYti7Bt5lq8mRYGxs/yEcq7Pgr1i/2QINCUT8/7ukI=">Bookings</a> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59118#comments Melbourne Wed, 27 May 2015 06:13:49 +0000 Melbourne 59118 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Pakistan: Baba Jan contests election from jail https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59100 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 25/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="glw-authors">By <span class="glwnews-article-location"><a href="/taxonomy/term/667">Farooq Tariq</a></span></div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://www.greenleft.org.au/sites/default/files/imagecache/frontpage-lead-article/p18_babajan2012.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-frontpage-lead-article imagecache-default imagecache-frontpage-lead-article_default" width="140" height="187" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>On May 18, Baba Jan was declared the official candidate of the Awami Workers Party (AWP) by the returning officer of Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly constituency Hunza 6. Baba Jan is in jail serving a life sentence. </p> <p>This is the first time in the history of the Hunza Valley that a political activist will contest general elections from jail.</p> <p>Gilgit-Baltistan is a Himalayan territory administered by Pakistan. </p> <p><a href="https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59100" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59100#comments 1054 Baba Jan civil liberties Climate democracy elections environmental farmers' rights Farooq Tariq Gilgit Baltistan human rights Hunza International News Pakistan Socialist Alliance Asia Wed, 27 May 2015 06:12:25 +0000 tony_i 59100 at https://www.greenleft.org.au The Long Walk Together 2015. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59117 <p>Saturday, May 30</p> <p> The Long Walk kicks off with a community celebration at Federation Square from noon with great activities for all the family. Then join together at 5.30pm with Michael Long on The Long Walk to Dreamtime at the 'G, prior to the annual Essendon v Richmond game, the highlight of the AFL's Indigenous Round. Federation Square.</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, 30/05/2015 - 1:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59117#comments Melbourne Wed, 27 May 2015 06:08:44 +0000 Melbourne 59117 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Film screening: The True Cost. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59116 <p>Friday, May 29</p> <p> The social &amp; environmental cost of the fashion industry. Documentary about the social and environmental cost of the multi-trillion dollar fashion industry. There will be further screenings on May 30-June 1 at the Causeway Basement space run by NMBQ. Rooms 4 &amp; 5, Ground Floor, 120 Clarendon St, Southbank. 7pm. $5. Bookings here. Presented by NTEU.</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, 29/05/2015 - 7:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59116#comments Melbourne Wed, 27 May 2015 06:05:59 +0000 Melbourne 59116 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Community vigil: Replace Hazelwood now. https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59115 <p>Thursday, May 28</p> <p> People in Moreland call on Jane Garrett MLA to act now. 8-9am. Action on the corner of Nicholson St &amp; Park St bike path, then deliver letter to her office at, cnr Park St &amp; Nicholson St, East Brunswick. Organised by Climate Action Moreland.</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, 28/05/2015 - 8:00am</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/59115#comments Melbourne Wed, 27 May 2015 06:00:51 +0000 Melbourne 59115 at https://www.greenleft.org.au A fresh approach for University of Sydney students https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/57768 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 15/11/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="glw-authors">By <span class="glwnews-article-location"><a href="/taxonomy/term/6455">Jemma Nott</a></span>, <a href="/taxonomy/term/2484">Sydney</a></div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://www.greenleft.org.au/sites/default/files/imagecache/frontpage-lead-article/kyol_blakeney.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-frontpage-lead-article imagecache-default imagecache-frontpage-lead-article_default" width="140" height="93" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Kyol Blakeney was elected President of the Student Representative Council (SRC) at the University of Sydney last month and the makeup of the new council promises a fresh approach to student politics. </p> <p>Blakeney’s election win marks the first Grassroots and non-Labor candidate to run the SRC in 14 years. One of his main aims as president next year is to create more affordable living circumstances for students.</p> <p><a href="https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/57768" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/57768#comments 1033 Australian News education Jemma Nott Sydney Tue, 26 May 2015 04:38:08 +0000 stuart_m 57768 at https://www.greenleft.org.au Left activist Ada Colau wins Barcelona mayor, traditional parties lose support across Spain https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59106 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 25/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="https://www.greenleft.org.au/sites/default/files/imagecache/frontpage-lead-article/ada-colau-pablo-iglesias_araima20150509_0187_17.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-frontpage-lead-article imagecache-default imagecache-frontpage-lead-article_default" width="140" height="79" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Popular left-wing activist activist Ada Colau has won Barcelona's May 24 mayoral elections. Running on the ticket of Barcelona Together, which united several left groups and grassroots activists, Colau came first with 25% of the vote.</p> <p><a href="https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59106" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59106#comments 1054 Ada Colau anti-corporate austerity Barcelona Together democracy economy elections International News Pablo Iglasias Podemos Spain Europe Mon, 25 May 2015 22:38:48 +0000 peter_b 59106 at https://www.greenleft.org.au