EVENT: Chicago-Area Meeting on Cuts to the Military Budget: Attend this informational session hosted by the American Friends Service Committee of Chicago with guest speaker, Mike Prokosch to learn more about "moving the money" from military to local programs.
LOCATION: Grace Place, 637 South Dearborn Street (between Polk and Harrison), Chicago
Join us for a discussion of this moment of revolt, revolution, and counter-revolution, with a focus on Egypt, Libya, and the resistance in the U.S. to the reactionary onslaught after the midterm elections--and how we can intervene with the aim of what Karl Marx called revolution in permanence.
• What new relations were established in Egypt’s Tahrir Square? • How can the Egyptian revolution continue and deepen after the overthrow of Mubarak?
Panelists: Barry Romo, Vietnam war combat vet and a VVAW (Vietnam Veterans Against the War) National Coordinator Anthony Wagner, Iraq War combat vet and IVAW (Iraq Veterans Against the War) member Louis Silverstein, Distinguished Professor of Humanities Columbia College Chicago
Where: Columbia College Chicago, Hokin Lecture Hall, 623 S. Michigan Room 109
Evanston Post Office 1101 DAVIS ST EVANSTON, IL, 60201-5945 Three blocks west of the Davis Street stop on the Purple Line and Metra North. Street parking available nearby on Oak. Coffee available at Bennisons a block away.
Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 10:20pm - Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 10:20pm
DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Join us in planning how to raise standards for workers amidst an economic crisis and celebrate 15 years of fighting for workers rights. IWJ’s 2011 National Conference at DePaul University in Chicago will bring together religious, community, labor and business leaders, faculty and students, low-wage workers, government professionals and members of the legal community to connect with one another and reclaim justice for working people.
St. Nicholas Rectory 806 RIDGE AVE EVANSTON, IL, 60202-2219 Just blocks from the Main St. Exit of the Purple Line and Metra North. Enter the rectory from the parking lot via the back stairs, just beyond the statue.
Friday, April 15, 2011 (All day) - Wednesday, April 27, 2011 (All day)
he Chicago Palestine Film Festival committee happily announces the selections and schedule for the 10th annual film festival in Chicago this spring. This year’s lineup includes various works from Palestinian, American, European and other filmmakers. The festival will take place from April 15 - 27 at the Gene Siskel Film Center. The opening night feature will be Zahara by acclaimed director Mohammad Bakri. The Chicago Palestine Film Festival will host an opening night reception prior to the film at the Gene Siskel Film Center beginning at 6:30 PM.
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