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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 .

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.

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.

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?

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.

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

Date: 
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 7:30pm - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00pm
Location: 
59 East 4th Street, 4th Floor
Contact: 

Olga

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.

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- 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.

STAND BY ME Changing the Dialogue with Acts of Conscience

Date: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
15 Rutherford Place NY, NY 10003
Contact: 

Robert Baldridge (646) 554-4700 quakerstory@yahoo.com

STAND BY ME
Changing the Dialogue with Acts of Conscience 
in Honor of Pete Seeger

A lively multi-media event honoring acts of conscience past and present through the common language of the arts: music, poetry, and the spoken word.

Thursday, APRIL 17, 2014 6:30-9:30pm @ Quaker Meeting Room, Rutherford Place/16th Street, NYC

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