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Fatima Mohammadi: Eyewitness account of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Friday, August 27, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Fatima Mohammadi: Eyewitness account of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Friday, August 27, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Be there to support this project and make history!

$25.00 minimum donation


***Seating limited to the first 100 people. Please arrive before 7 PM-9 PM***


Featured speaker: Fatima Mohammadi, survivor of the Israeli assault on the Mavi Marmara.


2010 Media Democracy Day - Chicago

Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 9:00am

Save the Date!   Saturday, November 6, 2010

Plans are underway for the 2010 Media Democracy Day - Chicago (MDD).  The event will be on Saturday, November 6, 2010 in order to coincide with the parent event in Vancouver.

“Living Archives” as ground for today’s battles in thought and activity on the Centenary of Raya Dunayevaya’s birth

Monday, August 16, 2010 - 6:30pm

Speaker: Olga Domanski, National Co-Organizer of News and Letters Committees, secretary to Raya Dunayevskaya from 1949, when they were both in the Johnson-Forest Tendency, until Dunayevskaya’s death in 1987.

Afghanistan & Beyond: Andrew Bacevich on America's Path to Permanent War

Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

"The person who's not currently a household name who I most wish was, is Andrew Bacevich." —Rachel Maddow

"The hard-earned insights of this veteran, analyst, insider, and parent will resonate with people across the political spectrum and offer a serious, riveting, and authentically personal critique of U.S. power."
—Amy Goodman, host and executive producer, Democracy Now!

COUNTDOWN TO ZERO movie screenings

Friday, July 30, 2010 - 1:55pm - Sunday, August 1, 2010 - 1:55pm

Screenings are on Friday: 1:30pm/4:10pm/7pm (SOLD OUT)/9:45pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11:20am/1:30pm/4:10pm/7pm/9:45pm

GULF OIL DISASTER 100 Days of Outrage!

Friday, July 30, 2010 - 12:45pm

The following call is from the Emergency Committee to Stop the Gulf Oil Disaster:
Contact Revolution Books with your ideas and for more information
100 Days of Outrage!

Demands 100 Actions!
Cities, Towns, Communities...Globally-the environment has no borders!
Friday, July 30th 2010.

Because the oil gusher may not be capped
Because 100-200 million gallons of oil & 2 million of dispersants still foul the Gulf
Because wetlands, shores, wild and marine life are still threatened

Get on board! Join the Chicago crew to send a U.S. Boat to Gaza!

Sunday, August 8, 2010 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

(We request that you do not consume alcoholic beverages prior to or during our meeting. We also reserve the right to ask anyone that is disruptive to leave.)
In the aftermath of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla attack, the international community has become more critical of Israel's blockade of Gaza. Despite assuaging statements from Israeli officials, the siege continues and few supplies and freedoms are granted to the Gazan people. The open-air prison, blockaded by land and sea, is in dire need of materials to rebuild since the month long 2009 assault on the Gaza Strip.

Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ Gala Centennial Celebration

Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 5:30pm

Please join us as we celebrate 100 years of our mission and ministry.

Feast on tapas and sangria. Connect with old friends. Browse the silent auction. Enjoy an entertaining retrospective of Wellington through the decades.

Please share your memories with us.
Send those recollections of the times and ways we have worked together on common issues to (by August 1st) for posting on the Centennial page of our website or inclusion on our memory displays. We'd love to hear your stories and see any memorable photographs you may have.

Protest the Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) Banquet

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 5:30pm

Beginning August 4th a group which calls itself Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) is organizing what they call an “academy” to “train young people (as well as older pro-family advocates) how to answer ‘gay’ activist misinformation and fight the homosexual-bisexual-transsexual agenda.”

A Benefit for AMERICAN ARAB, A documentary in progress

Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 6:00pm

Enjoy an evening of Music by Black Bear Combo, Middle Eastern Food,
Cash Bar*, Raffle, Belly Dancing, Henna Tattoos, and the World Premiere
of clips from the upcoming film American Arab.
Proceeds will support production of the film.
Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door.
*Ticket price includes one drink ticket.

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