News & Letters Library 228 S. Wabash Ave., Room 230 Chicago, IL 60604
On International Women's Day, March 8, hundreds of Egyptian women demonstrated in Tahrir Square for their freedom. They were attacked by a mob of men who beat and groped them, yelling at them that they should be home cooking and cleaning. What has to be realized is that women's struggle for freedom deepens revolution, it is not a diversion from it.
Liberation Square: Parque Union/Union Park 101 N. Ashland (Corners of N. Ashland and W. Lake St) Chicago, IL
-12pm: Reunion at Liberation Square, Union Park. - 2pm: March to Daley Plaza & action at Boeing's H-Qrtrs. - 4pm: join Coming Out of the Shadows Rally with Immigrant Youth Justice League ... -More Info on this Event at Daley Plaza Visit: http://www.iyjl.org/ - 5pm: March back and Celebration at Union Park "Liberation Square" --- The recent struggles for liberation in Tunisia and Egypt have ignited
"Under this system of capitalism, so many in this society and so much of humanity are forced to endure great hardship and suffering, exploitation, injustice and brutality, while wars and the ongoing destruction of the natural environment threaten the very future of humanity.
What are the implications of the uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East? How do the protests in Madison against the draconian bill to eliminate public sector unions relate to other struggles for democratic rights? How has the global economic crisis shaped popular discontent and inspired new visions of democracy and justice? How can electoral politics be a site of resistance and what is the significance of the recent mayoral election in Chicago?
Timber Lanes 1851 W. Irving Park (just west of Irving Park Ravenswood stop) Chicago, IL
Bowl away a winter afternoon to benefit Cinquera, Chicago’s sister city in El Salvador. Registration is $25; bowl free with $50 or more in pledges from family and friends. Free pizza! Fair-trade prizes for young bowlers, great bowlers and enthusiastic teams. Join us to keep Cinquera’s community projects strong. Flier attached. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org – 773-561-4208 (Please contact us if you plan to bring a team.)
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