Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Wisconsin: New moment of revolt & revolution?

Monday, March 28, 2011 - 6:30pm

Place: News & Letters Library
228 S. Wabash Ave., Room 230

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?

The Language of War

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 6:30pm

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

Contact:  Riva Feshbach, Outreach Librarian,

War Tax Resistance Action

Monday, April 18, 2011 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Evanston Post Office
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.

Organization: Neighbors for Peace


Description: The Trillion Dollar War is No Tea Party!

El Pueblo Canta Concert and Elizabeth I Benson Award Honoring the Immigrant Youth Justice League

Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 6:30pm

Location: Wellington Ave United Church of Christ
CHICAGO, IL, 60657-5305

Organization: Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ


Description: Join us for the 3rd annual El Pueblo Canta concert where we will also celebrate the 6th annual Elizabeth I Benson Award. This years recipient is the Immigrant Youth Justice League.

Interfaith Worker Justice National Conference

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.
Exciting New Additions!

Flow: The War Between Public Health and Private Interests

Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 7:00pm

St. Nicholas Rectory
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.

Organization: Neighbors for Peace


Description: Neighbors for Peace is showing "Flow" at the St. Nick's Rectory basement. . Free with popcorn included!


Saturday, March 26, 2011 - 2:30pm

Riverside Public Library
RIVERSIDE, IL, 60546-2259


The 10th Annual Chicago Palestine Film Festival

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.

Rally on 8th Anniversary of Iraq: Carbondale

Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 12:00pm

Town Square Pavilion,
Carbondale, IL

3rd Annual El Pueblo Canta concert to celebrate immigrant justice

Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 6:30pm

Please join VOICES on Saturday, April 2nd for the 3rd Annual El Pueblo Canta concert to celebrate immigrant justice. Two vibrant, young local bands, Jarochincanos and Quinto Imperio, will also be part of the program.  All proceeds will support the work of Centro Romero, Chicago New Sanctuary Coalition, and Wellington Ave. UCC.

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