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March Sale at Leftwingbooks.net

A number of books from Kersplebedeb (and other publishers!) are on special on the leftwingbooks.net website for the rest of the month of March, 25% off or more — some of the books on special include:

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Prosecutors Say A Woman Who Went Undercover With An “Anarchist Extremist Group” Will Testify At Inauguration Protest Trials (repost)

In the next round of trials against people charged with rioting during President Donald Trump’s inauguration, federal prosecutors want to put a witness on the stand under an alias who spent two years undercover with “an anarchist extremist group” in New York.

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Assembly of First Nations, RCMP co-operated on response to mass protests in 2007 (repost)

The Assembly of First Nations worked closely with the Mounties and provincial police to exchange information about protests and develop common stances before a national aboriginal day of action in the summer of 2007, according to RCMP documents.

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Montreal Screening: The Gentleman Bank Robber

when: Friday, March 9 at 7 PM – 10 PM
where: qpirg concordia, 1500 de maisonneuve ouest (montreal)

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1065764840275933/

The Gentleman Bank Robber is a portrait of revolutionary rita bo brown, a white working class butch from rural Oregon who became known as “The Gentleman Bank Robber” in the 1970s for combining her butch style of dress with a polite way of demanding funds from bank tellers.

The film moves between everyday moments with bo in and around her current home in Oakland, California, and historical retelling of the events of bo’s extraordinary life through interviews with bo and ...........READ MORE

Winter Pride Mini Queer Between the Covers

Tuesday, February 27 at 12 PM – 4 PM
Concordia University’s EV Atrium (the building glued on to the metro; you can enter via the metro or Guy though the official address is 1515 Saint-Catherine St W)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/914229078746543/

 

As part of Concordia University’s first Winter Pride//Fierté en Hiver celebration, QBtC is holding a mini bookfair in the University’s EV Atrium. Our mini fair is happening on Tuesday, February 27th from 12-4 PM. Come join us for some fun, zines, art and queer culture as part of Concordia’s Winter Pride, and check out the other cool events happening, too! ...........READ MORE

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Hamilton Anarchist Bookfair: March 3rd and 4th

The Hamilton Anarchist Bookfair – Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4, 2018 – takes place at Westdale Secondary School (700 Main St. W. MAP) Easily accessible from the 403 and a quick bus ride from MacNab Terminal in the downtown Hamilton area.

At the bookfair there is dozens of booksellers, zinesters, distributors and organizing groups from all over Hamilton, Ontario, North America, and beyond, sharing their publications and materials, most of which are hard or impossible to find at mainstream book stores. Many of the materials are available for free, and much of it is published specifically to ...........READ MORE

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New Classes for a New Class Politics (Gabriel Kuhn)

I spent the past weekend writing a German review of the new Kersplebedeb edition of David Gilbert’s Looking at the U.S. White Working Class Historically, originally published in 1984. While the original piece mainly consisted of reviews of three relevant publications – Ted Allen’s pamphlet White Supremacy in the U.S./Slavery and the Origins of Racism, W.E.B. DuBois classic Black Reconstruction in America, and J. Sakai‘s underground favorite Settlers – the new edition contains plenty of extra material, including Gilbert‘s essays „Some Lessons from the Sixties“ (1991) and „After the Sixties: Reaction and Restructuring“ (2017) as well as ...........READ MORE

Organizing the lumpenproletariat: Cliques and communists in Berlin during the Weimar Republic – Eve Rosenhaft (repost)

During the Weimar Republic, popular anxieties about the state of society became focused on a field of problems in which youth, political radicalism and a general brutalisation of social and political relations were assumed to be directly linked with one another in peculiarly threatening ways.

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