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Tapped the Movie

Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 10:00am

Tapped the Movie - includes exerpts from this 2009 documentary film about Nestle, bottled water, and the struggle of local activists to stop privatization of groundwater in Main. The film examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil. From the production of plastic, to the ocean in which so many bottles wind up, this film follows the path of the bottled water industry into the communities that are caught at the intersection of big business and the public right to water, including Maine communities..

Israel and Palestine: An Historical Overview

Saturday, December 11, 2010 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Joel Finkel of Jewish Voice for Peace presents an overview of the troubled history of the region. Moderated discussion to follow. Free and open to the public with refreshments. Co-sponsored by the Evanston Public Library and Neighbors for Peace.

FILM: Beyond Belief

Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 3:00pm

NEAR WEST CITIZENS FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE PRESENTS A FREE FILM:

Beyond Belief

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Why and How Environment and Labor Should Work Together

Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 1:00pm

Jobs, jobs, Jobs
Living Wage Jobs for All Coalition
14th and 16th
Congressional Districts presents:

Why and How Environmental and Labor Organizations Should Work Together on Political Issues

John Laesch, union carpenter & former candidate for Congress, and
Sigi Psimenos, director of Elgin Climate Change Organization

Plus :
Organizing the Unemployed
Susan Hurley of Jobs with Justice

Join the discussion. Be part of the solution.
Let’s attract and keep living- wage jobs in our districts.

Dialectics of Women’s Liberation and Marx’s philosophy of revolution

Monday, November 22, 2010 - 6:30pm

The new moments Dunayevskaya discovered in the last decade of Marx’s work, still little recognized, provide a needed vantage point for today’s struggles of women’s liberation, “developing” and “developed” lands, and global crisis. This series of discussions is part of our work of completing a new book of selected writings on Marx by Raya Dunayevskaya. She revealed Marx in a new way, from his Humanist Essays through Capital to his last works on non-capitalist societies and the Man/Woman relation.

CONFERENCE CALL: "After the Elections: US Policy, Israel and Gaza" - A Conversation with Congressman Brian Baird

Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 11:00am

Thursday, November 18 at 12:00pm (EST)
Access Number: 1.800.920.7487
Participant Code: 92247763#

To find out more about this conversation with Rep. Baird, see Brant's piece, "Talk to Rep. Brian Baird before he leaves office in conference call sponsored by Ta’anit Tzedek – Jewish Fast For Gaza," published this week in Mondoweiss.  The link is below, but here's an excerpt:

Wikileaks: War Crimes and Accountability

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Come to a critical community gathering

Topics will Include:

What "War Crimes" are
Whistleblowers
Corporate Media's Rose
Regulating the Press
What Has Actually Been Released
Endangering Peoples Lives
National Security

Free and open to the public.  Bring your friends.  Refreshments served.

Sponsored by Neighbors for Peace
Co-sponsored by World Can't Wait, Chicago and Evanston

5 Fingers of Self-Defense: Individual & Community Responses to Violence. For Adults and Teens.

Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 1:00pm

DATE
4 Saturdays, Jan 22 – Feb 12, 2011
 
TIME
1-4pm
 
EVENT
5 Fingers of Self-Defense: Individual & Community Responses to Violence.  For Adults and Teens
 

The Possibility of Peace Ensuring Human Security in Gaza and National Security in Israel

Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 5:00pm

John Ging
Director of UNRWA Operations Gaza

Jazz for Justice

Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 8:00pm

Humanists for the Ethical Treatment of Gregory Koger present

Jazz for Justice

Featuring Ted Sirota and Fred Lonberg-Holm

$20 Suggested Donation

A Benefit for Political Prisoner Gregory Koger's Defense Fund[/size]
Gregory's motion for bond pending appeal was granted so this will be a celebration as well.
For more on this vindictive prosecution for "crimes" that never happened, visit the Ad Hoc Committee for Reason website or contact them at
Adhoc4Reason AT gmail.com

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