"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: email@example.com – 773-561-4208 (Please contact us if you plan to bring a team.)
Description: WSFPC is honored to announce Father John Dear as the keynote speaker at our 8th Annual Gathering, Saturday March 5th, at St. Alexander Catholic Church in Villa Park. Fr. Dear's talk is titled "The Beatitudes at the Pathway to Peace: walking the way of nonviolence"
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