A meeting to have a constructive evaluation of the October 16th anti-war march in Chicago will be held at 2 PM to 4 PM, Sunday, November 14th at the office of the 8th Day Center for Justice, 205 W. Monroe Street, 5th floor, Chicago (wheelchair accessible). The meeting will also begin the process of organizing unified action(s) for the spring.
Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 1:20pm - Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 1:20pm
HumanThread presents “Stories Behind the Postcards”
“Stories Behind the Postcards”, by Chicago artist Jennifer Scott, is a series of paintings and collages by the artist in response to postcards depicting the “lynchings" which occurred during a troubling part of U.S. history, (1880s – 1968). These postcards were sent around the country as souvenirs in the early 1900s. In her paintings
This event will spotlight the case of the seven imprisoned leaders of Iran's Baha'i community who have been given a long prison sentence solely for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of religion. Speakers will also discuss the worsening overall human rights situation in Iran as well as what people can do to help.
A project of Just Seeds and IVAW that uses Graphic installations to expose the traumas of war in everyday America with an exhibition of posters at Mess Hall along with wheat pasting installations throughout the city.
Friday, November 19, 2010 - 5:00pm - Sunday, November 21, 2010 - 5:00pm
Make your travel plans now and mobilize your community to join the November Vigil. In just one month, thousands of social justice activists from Latin- and North America will gather at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia.
BRUCE DIXON of Black Agenda Report will lead off a high-powered teach-in about the Obama administration's wars abroad and their affects there and at home. Black Agenda Report was an early left-wing critic of the Obama campaign, pointing out the "imperial consensus" of both major parties' desire to control huge sections of the world at the expense of most inhabitants here and abroad.
Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 7:00pm - Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 7:00pm
IJoin The Land Connection and Local Sponsors in welcoming Dr. Sandra Steingraber and Film-maker Chanda Chevannes as they tour Illinois for the screening of Living Downstream, their new documentary that explores the connections between chemicals in our environment (including agricultural chemicals) and cancer.
Saturday, October 16, 7:00 p.m. — The Art Theater, Champaign, IL
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