Upcoming Events in NYC

Whole Foods: Stop Butchering Bunnies - NYC HALLOWEEN PARADE

Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:30pm
Location: 
Canal Street & 6th Avenue in Manhattan

Local animal and rabbit advocacy/rescue groups, vegan education groups and everyone who finds Whole Foods Market's decision to expand their meatcases with a domestic breed of dead rabbits offensive, appalling and unnecessary, are coming together to make our collective voice heard and the public aware.

WE ARE MARCHING IN THE NYC VILLAGE HALLOWEEN PARADE!! We convene at the Northeast Corner of Canal Street and 6th Avenue starting at 6PM, to line up at 6:30PM. The parade ends at 16th St at 10:30PM, but we may be done earlier, depending on where we are in the line-up.

Critical Mass: Manhattan

Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Union Square Park North

Critical Mass is a spontaneous celebration of what our streets could look like. This fun group ride encourages new cyclists and creates safer streets and new green infrastructure.
Strap some music to your bike and make sure to bring the appropriate lights and bells.Meets the last Friday of every month at Union Square Park North

http://times-up.org/index.php?page=critical-mass

http://times-up.org/calendar/detail.php?calendarid=2572

Halloween Critical Mass: Manhattan

Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Union Square North

-------- HALLOWEEN CRITICAL MASS: MANHATTAN ----------------------------------

Event Date/time: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: Union Square North

Grab a bike, and your scariest costume, and get ready to ride through the streets screaming on the Halloween Critical Mass. Become the positive and "spooky" celebration of what our streets do look like with non-polluting sustainable transportation and community.

Critical Mass meets the last Friday of every month at Union Square Park North. Make sure to bring the appropriate lights and bells.

Skype class on Marx’s "Critique of the Gotha Program" as New Foundation for Organization

Date: 
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 2:00pm - Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Cyberspace

MHI will hold this class series on Sundays Nov. 2 through Dec. 7 by Skype. Anyone in the world may apply to participate, but space will be limited and you must apply by Oct. 25. See the full discussion of the reasons for the classes, the titles and readings, and how to apply, see the “featured article” in our web journal, With Sober Senses.

Note: Our webserver is giving us problems, so if you can’t get on our site right away, please wait patiently, try later, or email us at mhi@marxisthumanistinitiative.org and we'll send you a copy of the full announcemnt.

COURT DATE FOR CARRIAGE DRIVER WHO WORKED A LAME HORSE

Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 9:00am
Location: 
NY Criminal Court Building - 100 Centre St., Manhattan

Carriage driver Saverio Colarusso was arrested on December 18, 2013and charged with working his horse lame for several days. He has been to court several times. His next court date is:

COURT DATE: Wednesday November 5th - 9:00 am

WHERE: NY Criminal Court Building - 100 Centre St., Manhattan

DEFENDANT: Saverio Colarusso

DOCKET#: 2013NY095399

The judge, at the last court date, indicated that the case had been dragging on and that this would be the trial. Please attend. Get to the building before 9Am since there will be a line.

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.

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.

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.

CAAF "Don't Buy Fur!" demo@ Bloomingdale's­ on Lexington Ave in New York City!!

Date: 
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Bloomingdale's, Lexington Ave. by 59th St, NYC

Fur season is upon us once again, and as such, Caring Activists Against Fur (CAAF), will be making our immutable opposition to the horrific Chinese fur trade known to those unscrupulous cretins whose livelihood is the confinement, torture and extraordinarily brutal extermination of innocent beings - all in the name of fickle "luxury" and transient, superfluous "fashion." CAAF will be staging another anti-fur demonstration at Bloomingdale's Dept. Store in New York City, NY.

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