• Migrant Justice @ the Peoples’ Social Forum

    No One Is Illegal | Personne n’est illégal | Nadie es ilegal from Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver (Coast Salish Territories) and other migrant justice organizers are coordinating the following set of workshops, films, dialogues and assemblies at the Peoples Social Forum – Forum social des peuples in Ottawa from Thursday, August 21 to Sunday, August 24.… Read the rest

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  • People’s Social Forum, Ottawa August 21-24!

    In case you haven’t heard, the People’s Social Forum – part of the global movement of social forums that have emerged at different levels since the first World Social Forum (WSF) was held in Porto Alegre (Brazil) in January 2001 — will be happening in Ottawa from August 21-24, i.e.… Read the rest

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  • Ottawa Book Launch: The Communist Necessity

    As part of the Peoples Social Forum, on August 23rd, J. Moufawad-Paul, author of MLM Mayhem! (http://moufawad-paul.blogspot.ca/) will be in Ottawa to attend the launch of his book, The Communist Necessity. A sleek and punchy treatise about the problems of social movementism and the need for a “new return” to a revolutionary communist tradition, The Communist Necessity is a philosophical intervention that forces the reader to think through the problems presented by contemporary capitalism that are not answered by mainstream left-wing theories of organization and strategy inherited from the anti-globalization movement.… Read the rest

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    If you want to stay up to date with what Kersplebedeb Publishing is working on, where we are tabling, or what news we think you should be paying attention to – please take a moment and let us know to keep you on the mailing list.… Read the rest

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Of Interest

Some things i have read online over the past month, which i found interesting and think some of you might too:

How come so many UK leftists are Trots?

In Terry Bisson’s interview with Ken MacLeod in The Human Front (PM Press, 2013), there’s this great answer to Bisson’s question “How come so many UK leftists are Trots?” :

Short answer: because Trotskyists in Britain moved fast on the CP’s crisis in the 1950s, and moved with the times in the 1960s.… Read the rest

July 7-14 Stuff to Read

Things i found interesting this week:

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Montreal Demonstration Against Slaughter in Palestine

There is a demonstration on Friday, July 11th, to stop Israel’s war against Palestine, in Montreal at the corner of Guy and St-Catherine St (by Guy-Concordia metro).

The demonstration is called for 5:30pm.

Please note that the demo was initially called for Sunday, but the date changed.Read the rest

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Queer Between the Covers 2014

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Queer Between the Covers, Montreal’s annual queer book fair, is almost upon us!

Join us:

August 16th
11AM-6 PM

Comité social Centre-Sud
1710 rue Beaudry

Free entry, wheelchair-accessible venue.

Please note that the entrance to the book fair will be through the parking lot on the south side of the building!… Read the rest

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Statement on recent FBI visits and questioning of political activists (Bay Area Committee to Resist Political Repression)

Over the past few weeks, more than a dozen political activists in New York, Chicago, and the San Francisco Bay Area have been visited by FBI, US Marshals, and Joint Terrorist Task Force (JTTF) agents. In some cases the agents have shown a more than 30-year-old wanted poster of Donna Borup, who was arrested with others during a 1981 anti-Apartheid demonstration at JFK International Airport.… Read the rest

Of Interest

Some stuff i have found interesting over the past couple of weeks:

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Kevin Rashid Johnson STILL Being Denied Medical Care!

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson continues to suffer from chronic health problems and HAS NOT YET BEEN SEEN BY A DOCTOR. Despite the fact that he has carefully followed prison protocol and despite his being referred by two different nurses for an MD visit, he still has not received one.… Read the rest