Chicago

TEACH-IN for Peace & Democracy

Friday, October 15, 2010 - 6:30pm

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.

Film- "Living Downstream"

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

Revolution Newspaper...and Making Revolution for Real

Sunday, October 17, 2010 - 4:00pm

We have a strategy - and our newspaper is, as "The Revolution We Need. . .The Leadership We Have" statement says,

"My Name is Rachel Corrie" Play

Friday, October 22, 2010 - 7:00pm

My Name is Rachel Corrie" is a one-woman play based on the writings of the late Rachel Corrie. Edited by Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner. Starring Courtney Day Nassar.

$5 Suggested Donation (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

Beyond Borders: Americans' Experience in Occupied Palestine

Friday, October 15, 2010 - 6:30pm

A presentation by activists who traveled to Palestine this past summer with the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago and met with the leaders in the grassroots movement against Israeli apartheid. Delegates will share their experience on the ground in Palestine and discuss the growing boycott, divestment and sanctions movement here in the US.

Panel discussion and Q&A will follow.

The Faces of Iraq: A fundraiser for the Iraqi people

Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 7:00pm

Suggested donation $10

Press Conference to Announce CTA End Military Aid to Israel Campaign

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 9:00am

Starting October 4, 2010, posters from the Committee for a Just Peace’s “Be on our side: End Military Aid to Israel” campaign will be posted on Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) “el cars” for four weeks. Look for us on Blue and Red Line trains. We’ll also have platform signs on the Red Line at the Monroe, Jackson, and Chicago stations, and on the Blue Line at the Jackson, Washington, and Monroe stations.

Planning meeting for Oct 22-National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality

Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 4:00pm

Discussion and planning meeting for
 
OCTOBER 22
NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST TO STOP POLICE BRUTALITY, REPRESSION AND THE CRIMINALIZATION OF A GENERATION
 
You should take part in the October 22nd events in your area because -

**You want to help create the most powerful, most visible protest possible on a national basis

Why Marxist-Humanism? Why now? A series of discussions on Raya Dunayevskaya’s writings on Marx

Monday, October 11, 2010 - 6:30pm

We will be discussing:
The coal miners’ strike, automation, and a philosophy for a new era

Bertha Oliva - Honduran Human Rights Defender

Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 6:00pm

Join La Voz de los de Abajo and IL School of the Americas Watch in welcoming Bertha Oliva - Honduran Human Rights Defender - to Chicago

MUSIC!!!  ART!!!   FOOD and DRINK!!!
6 - 10 p.m.
Bertha at 8 p.m., Music, Art, Food and Drinks!
******Suggested Donation: $5 - 10 at the door******

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