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Afghan Drug War
WEALTH & HEALTH
Zaps - 09-09
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Zaps - September 2009
CLIMATE JUSTICE ACTIONS
Come participate with Mobilization for Climate Justice in these upcoming events
September 14 to November 30, across North America: Climate Justice Speaking Tour / New Voices on Climate Change, www.globaljusticeecology.org/newvoices.php
September 18-20, in Richmond, California: MCJ West Coast Convergence camp, fair, and skillshares, west.climateconvergence.org
September 20-25, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Three Rivers Climate Convergence camp and fair & protests at the International Coal Conference, 3rivers.actforclimatejustice.org; AND numerous climate actions during the G-20 Summit protests, www.g20media.org, www.resistg20.org, www.organizepittsburgh.org ...
October 12, around the world: International Day of Action in Defense of Mother Earth and in Defense of Indigenous Rights, www.ienearth.org
October 24, around the world: Day of Action on atmospheric carbon, www.350.org
November 30, around the world: Mass non-violent civil disobedience over corporate stymied climate solutions on the 10-year anniversary of the WTO shutdown in Seattle and in advance of crucial UN climate talks the following week, www.actforclimatejustice.org; full activation of Climate Pledge of Resistance - CPR for the Planet, beyondtalk.net
December 7-18, Copenhagen, Denmark, and worldwide: NO FALSE SOLUTIONS! Direct actions and creative resistance are encourages in opposition to the disastrous corporate agenda that is expected to dominate this significant UN climate conference (COP-15), www.climate-justice-action.org, www.actforclimatejustice.org, www.risingtidenorthamerica.org, climateimc.org/en
Contact: Lawrence Hill Books, 814 N. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60610; 800-888-4741; Contact: Ohio University Press, 19 Circle Dr., The Ridges, Athens OH 45701; 740-593-1154; www.ohioswallow.com.
RACISM - The representation of Muslims as animals in news, political cartoons, and talk radio is analyzed in At War with Metaphor: Media, Propaganda, and Racism in the War on Terror, by Erin Steuter and Deborah Wills.
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RESISTERS - The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan by Dahr Jamail is a comprehensive study of the today's military resisters and dissent within the ranks of world's most powerful military, documenting the fight for justice inside the belly of the beast.
Contact: Lawrence Hill Books, 814 N. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60610; 800-888-4741; Contact: Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618; 773-583-7884; email@example.com; www.haymarketbooks.org.
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CUBAN 5 - From May 30 to June 5, supporters of the Cuban 5 will gather in Washington DC to raise awareness about the case and to demand a humanitarian solution that will allow the return of these men to their homeland.
Contact: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
BIKES - Bikes Not Bombs is holding its 24th annual Bike- A-Thon and Green Roots Festival in Boston, MA on June 3, with several bike rides, music, exhibitors, and more.
Contact: Bikes Not Bombs, 284 Amory St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130; 617-522-0222; mailbikesnotbombs.org; www.bikesnotbombs.org.
LEFT FORUM - The 2013 Left Forum will be held June 7-9, at Pace University in NYC.
Contact: 365 Fifth Avenue, CUNY Graduate Center, Sociology Dept., New York, NY 10016; http://www.leftforum.org/.
VEGAN FEST - Mad City Vegan Fest will be held in Madison, WI, June 8. The annual event features food, speakers, and exhibitors.
Contact: 122 State Street, Suite 405 B, Madison, WI 53701; email@example.com; http://veganfest.org/.
ADC CONFERENCE - The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) holds its annual conference June 13-16 in Washington, DC, with panel discussions and workshops.
Contact: 1990 M Street, Suite 610, Washington, DC, 20036; 202-244-2990; convention @adc. org http://convention.adc.org/.
CUBA/SOCIALISM - A Cuban-North American Dialog on Socialist Renewal and Global Capitalist Crisis will be held in Havana, Cuba, June 16-30. There will be a 5-day Seminar at the University of Havana, plus visits to a co-op and educational and medical institutions.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.globaljustice center.org/.
NETROOTS - The 8th Annual Netroots Nation conference will take place June 20-23 in San Jose, CA. The event features panels, trainings, networking, screenings, and keynotes.
Contact: 164 Robles Way, #276, Vallejo, CA 94591; email@example.com; http://www.netrootsnation.org/.
MEDIA - The 15th annual Allied Media Conference will be held June 20-23, in Detroit.
Contact: 4126 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48201; http://alliedmedia.org/.
GRASSROOTS - The United We Stand Festival will be hosted by Free & Equal, June 22 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The festival aims to reform the electoral process in the U.S.
LITERACY - The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) will hold its conference July 12-13 in Los Angeles.
Contact: 10 Laurel Hill Drive, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003; http://namle.net/conference/.
IWW - The North American Work People’s College will take place July 12-16 at Mesaba Co-op Park in northern Minnesota. The event will bring together Wobblies from across the continent to learn skills and build one big union.
PEACESTOCK - On July 13, the 11th Annual Peacestock will take place at Windbeam Farm in Hager City, WI. The event is a mixture of music, speakers, and community for peace. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace.
Contact: Bill Habedank, 1913 Grandview Ave., Red Wing, MN 55066; 651-388-7733; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www. peacestockvfp.org.
LA RAZA - The annual National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Conference is scheduled for July 18-19 in New Orleans, with workshops, presentations, and panel discussions.
Contact: NCLR Headquarters Office, Raul Yzaguirre Building, 1126 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036; 202-785-1670; www.nclr.org.
ACTIVIST CAMP - Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp will have sessions in July and August in Ben Lomond, CA; Portland, OR; Charlton, MA. YEA Camp is designed for activists 12-17 years old who want to make a difference.
Contact: email@example.com; http://yeacamp.org/.