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International

Ending the Unending War in Afghanistan, with Rory Fanning and Anand Gopal

Date: 
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center: 172 Allen St, New York, New York 10002

Ex-Army Ranger Rory Fanning and National Book Award finalist Anand Gopal will examine the ongoing US Occupation of Afghanistan and imperialism throughout the middle east. A conscientious objector, Fanning will discuss the emotional and social consequences of rejecting the mission of one of the elite fighting forces in the world. Days before Fanning left, his comrade Pat Tillman's death by friendly fire was covered up. Fanning honored Tillman's legacy by crossing the United States on foot.

Political Cartoonist Benefit For the Bangladesh garment workers union

Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00pm - Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
303A 16th Street, Brooklyn ( Prospect Ave R stop or 15th St Prospect Park F stop)
Contact: 

718 768 6171

Political comix will be for sale to benefit the Bangladesh sweatshop garment workers union. Copies of recent issues of World War 3 Illustrated, the longest running political comic book in the US and copies of the graphic novel Wobblies! A History of the Industrial Workers of the World will be for sale with 100% of the money going to the National Garment Workers Federation in Bangladesh. Before the NGWF union was formed the garment workers were paid an amount equal to $10 per month with no days off . After a bitter long strike the union got wages of $20 per month and a national holiday off .

Star Party Ride

Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Saturday: 10/18/2014

Take a stellar bike ride to the annual Urban Starfest in the Sheep Meadow of Central Park hosted by the Amateur Astronomers Association, in conjunction with the Urban Park Rangers.

Meet:
6:00 PM Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn
6:30 PM Brooklyn side of Williamsburg Bridge
7:00 PM Washington Square Park (under the arch), Manhattan

The Urban Starfest is free and open to the public!
http://aaa.org/starfest

People's Climate March Bike Bloc

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 10:30am - 1:00pm
Location: 
Columbus Circle, Manhattan

Bring all your friends to ride in the march with us to celebrate clean energy and a sustainable future.

People's Climate March
September 21st at Columbus Circle.
Bike Bloc meets at 10:30am in "Solutions" section of march (towards middle)

The revolution will not be motorized.
See you in the streets!

About Bike Bloc:

"Light Up the Future" Bike Ride

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
Tompkins Square Park, East 7th st, between Ave. A and B

"Light Up the Future" Bike Ride and People's Climate March Bike Bloc

When: Friday, September 19 at 6:00pm
Where: Tompkins Square Park, East 7th st, between Ave. A and B

Thousands of people are preparing for the People's Climate March in NYC. Let's light the path for them. Join us for a bike bloc training, bike decorating and illuminated night ride two days before the march to spread the word and prepare for the largest climate march in history!

6pm- 7pm- training
-know your rights as a cyclist
-how to ride in a group

Brooklyn Friends (Quakers) invite you to a talk on Climate Change

Date: 
Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Brooklyn Friends Meetinghouse 110 Schermerhorn St at Boerum Pl

Brooklyn Friends (Quakers) invite you to a talk on
Climate Change

 What is climate change and why should we care?
 Who is affected by it, and how?
 What's being done about it, and is it enough?
 What needs to be done, and how can we do it?

Speakers:
Martha Cameron and Gary Goff,
Brooklyn For Peace – Climate Action
Discussion to follow

Sunday, August 24th, at 1:00 pm
Brooklyn Friends Meetinghouse
110 Schermerhorn St at Boerum Pl

Directions:
A/C/F/R to Jay St – MetroTech or 2/3/4/5 to Borough Hall

CREATING STRATEGIES FOR REVOLUTION with Chris Hedges

Date: 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Project Reach: 39 Eldridge St., 4th Floor NY, NY 10002 (Chinatown)

August 27th, 2014
7PM - 9PM

IMPORTANT LOCATION UPDATE:
Project Reach: 39 Eldridge St., 4th Floor NY, NY 10002 (Chinatown)

A panel discussion with Chris Hedges, members of Autonomous Indigenous Movement, People's Survival Program, OWS Zapatista, One Struggle and Deep Green Resistance.

REFORM IS NOT ENOUGH

We are standing in a world on the brink of extinction.
What are we going to do about it?

MARCH FOR PALESTINE

Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Cadman Plaza Park, Brooklyn

#NYC2GAZA

August 20, 2014
5pm
Cadman Plaza Park
Brooklyn
Bring Palestinian flag!

Campaign to Free Nestora Salgado

Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Mexican Consulate - 27 E 39th St, Manhattan

International Day of Protest against Mexican government imprisonment of indigenous leader Nestora Salgado:

1001 Nights: A Rock Opera (Love Stories on Death Row)

Date: 
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 7:30pm - Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:00pm
Location: 
59 East 4th Street, 4th Floor NY, NY 10003

Join us the last two Fridays and Saturdays in August (August 22, 23, 29, 30) and experience a feast for all 5 senses!

Scheherazade is no longer a Queen staving off execution by her cruel husband but a woman condemned to death by the criminal justice system.

1001 Nights: A Rock Opera features stories from the Middle East, North Africa, India, China and Greece and an original musical score consisting of Hip Hop, Rock and World Music.

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