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Antiwar

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 Illustrator Nancy Doniger Shows her work

Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00pm - Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
7 Windsor Place, Park Slope/ Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn

Nancy Doniger invites the public into her studio to see her work first hand. Doniger will be selling the very popular NO WAR t-shirts that she created for Brooklyn For Peace. BFP also printed them as window posters and posters for anti war protests. Nancy will be selling these to benefit Brooklyn For Peace. We need these Say NO to WAR t-shirts now more than ever, as wars and the threats of wars escalate from Iraq , Afghanistan, Syria and the Ukraine and elsewhere. Prints of Nancy's editorial illustrations from the NY Times will also be for sale.

Political Satirist Bob Hagan's art studio open to the public

Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00pm - Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
202 17th Street , Brooklyn, NY

Bob Hagan is a political satirist painter and photographer. Bob's photo are often manipulated on his computer to emphasize the strange political culture we live under. Bob's powerful political paintings can be seen at the Reframes.wordpress.com political blog.
Hagan is opening his studio to the public Nov 8 & 9 from noon to 7 pm. He is at 202 17th Street, between 4th and 5th Avenues. in the Park Slope/ Greenwood Heights section of Brooklyn. He is close to the R train Prospect Ave stop.

Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis

Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: 
The Great Hall at The Cooper Union, New York, NY

Join us for a day of thought-provoking and constructive talks on our multiple crises and how we can solve them. “Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis will bring together visionary thinkers and activists—from the fields of economics, environmental justice, local business, farming, art, story-telling, spirituality, development, and politics. Speakers will include Chris Hedges, Laura Flanders, Charles Eisenstein, Helena Norberg-Hodge and more. For a full list of speakers and topic, visit http://www.theeconomicsofhappiness.org/economics-of-happiness-nyc.

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

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!

JULY 28, 1915-JULY 28, 2014: 99 YEARS OF IMPERIALIST DOMINATION IN HAITI

Date: 
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
La Difference Auto School, 836 Rogers Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226
Contact: 

ONE STRUGGLE

Imperialist domination and occupation are major obstacles to the liberation of the Haitian popular masses from the shackles of oppression, extreme poverty, repression and exploitation. The Haitian popular masses have to fight imperialist domination and occupation and its local ruling class allies. The toiling masses are the backbone of this fight, under the leadership of the working class. Workers all over the world want to live in a world liberated from the yoke of capitalism and war-mongering imperialism.

DGR Monthly meeting and screening of 'Escape from Sobibor'

Date: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Project Reach, 39 Eldridge Street, Suite 4, NY, NY

“During World War II, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were its captives, the Jewish laborers that had been spared from the ovens, knew that they were on borrowed time and that their only hope was to escape… the only question was how to do it” (IMDB)

Come join members of DGRNYC for a movie screening and a brief, open discussion on how we can apply the lessons of this dark period in history to our current struggle for life, freedom, and justice!

DGR Monthly Meeting- END:CIV Movie Showing

Date: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
Project Reach 39 Eldridge St Suite 4 NY, NY

"If your homeland was invaded by aliens who cut down the forests, poisoned the water and air, and contaminated the food supply, would you resist? At what threshold would you resist? If there were a resistance to the destruction of the world right now, would you join?"

END:CIV examines our culture's addiction to systematic violence and environmental exploitation, and probes the resulting epidemic of poisoned landscapes and shell-shocked nations.

8th Annual Anarchist Film Festival

Date: 
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Theatre80, 80 St. Mark's Place, New York, NY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: NYCAFF@gmail.com

NEW YORK, NY – The eighth annual NYC Anarchist Film Festival is Sunday May 18th, in Manhattan's East Village. The AFF will be screening a variety of short films that celebrate the spirit of resistance and liberation amid the increasing criminalization of dissent around the world. The AFF, is a participatory event where the screenings spark vigorous discussion about the possibilities of political change and cultural transformation.

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