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Austerity Apparatus Book Launch, Ottawa November 25!

Join us for a book release and discussion of J. Moufawad-Paul’s new book Austerity Apparatus in room 307 of University of Ottawa’s GSAED Building at 5pm on November 25th!

Austerity Apparatus is an excursion through a variety of concepts surrounding capitalist crisis and class struggle. Written as a series of interconnected meditations on the problematic issues of austerity, it is meant to invoke reflection on the ways in which contemporary capitalism conditions its subjects to accept its limits.

J. Moufawad-Paul lives in Toronto and works as a casualized contract professor in philosophy at York University. JMP blogs regularily at MLM ...........READ MORE

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Nov. 25 + Nov. 26: Expozine 2017!

Saturday Nov. 25 / samedi le 25 novembre, de 11h00 à 18h00
Sunday Nov. 26 / dimanche le 26 novembre, de 11h00 à 18h00

Église Saint-Denis, 454 Laurier E. ( accessible entry/ en fauteuil roulant 5050 Berri )

Gratuit – Free

 

Avec plus de 250 éditeurs à Expozine 2017, c’est l’occasion exceptionnelle de plonger dans l’univers décalé des éditeurs, écrivains et artistes indépendants locaux et internationaux, et de rencontrer en personne le milieu des petits éditeurs montréalais, francophone et anglophone.

With more than 250 participating publishers, Expozine 2017 is an exceptional opportunity to dive into today’s small press and ...........READ MORE

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Lancement du calendrier Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners

jeudi le 7 décembre de 17h30 à 19h30

à L’Euguélionne, librairie féministe
1426 Beaudry, Montreal, Quebec

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/136421840349229/

* This event will be in French, with whisper translation into English.
Please scroll down for English information*

On vous invitent au lancement montréalais du calendrier Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners 2018: Awakening Resistance

Le calendrier Certain Days est un projet conjoint de financement et d’éducation entre des militant.es de Montréal, Toronto, New York, et les prisonniers politiques David Gilbert, Robert Seth Hayes et Herman Bell, emprisonnés dans l’État de New York.

  • L’événement est gratuit. Des copies du calendrier seront vendus
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Support Herman Bell’s Attempt at Parole

We’re writing to ask if you are able to write a letter in support of Herman Bell’s next parole attempt, which will be taking place in February 2018. As you probably all know, it’s been a difficult fall for Herman, as he was assaulted viciously by guards earlier this year. However, his health is recovering and he has been so deeply touched by all of the support that he was showered with from all of you. And of course beating the charges was such an incredible win!

Because of the tremendous support Herman received behind the assault, and because ...........READ MORE

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montreal: GRANDE MANIFESTATION CONTRE LA HAINE ET LE RACISME / Mass Demonstration Against Hate and Racism

A quick reminder: in Montreal this Sunday November 12 come out to the mass demonstration against hate and racism, at place emelie gamelin at 2pm (metro berri uqam)

For more information, see http://manif12novembre.com/ or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Grande-manifestation-contre-la-haine-et-le-racisme-139212963361495/

For more information on the struggle against the far right in Quebec, see https://montreal-antifasciste.info ...........READ MORE

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4th Annual Ottawa Feminist Fair, November 12

The Feminist Twins are proud to present the 4th annual Ottawa Feminist Fair taking place on Sunday November 12th at the Montgomery Legion.

Where: Montgomery Centretown Legion; 330 Kent St., Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2A6
When: 11am-4pm, November 12
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/133487480616824

This event is a vendor’s craft market, fundraiser, and showcase for several non-profit organizations. It is ALL AGES, pay what you can (no one turned away for lack of funds!), with proceeds going to Voice Found. We are also accepting toiletries donations for STORM which support STW and women at risk. We are also seeking volunteers.

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Some Antifascist Events in Montreal October 26-Nov 12

Lancement du livre: Antifa – The Anti-Fascist Handbook, de Mark Bray / Book Launch: Antifa – The Antifascist Handbook, by Mark Bray
vendredi 27 octobre, 19 h 30 / Friday October 27, 7:30pm
@ CEDA , 2515 Rue Delisle, Montréal; Métro Lionel-Groulx
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/485923575096911

Contingent Antiraciste ET Antifasciste dans la manif contre l’austerité organisés par la Coalition Main Rouge
Samedi, 28 octobre, 1pm / Saturday Oct. 28, 1pm
PARC VILLERAY (coin Jarry et Christophe-Colomb)
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1470283673007698

Grande manifestation contre la haine et le racisme / Mass Demonstration Against Hate and Racism
dimanche le 12 november, 14h00 / Sunday, November 12 ...........READ MORE

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David Gilbert’s Looking at the U.S. White Working Class Historically

Looking at the U.S. White Working Class Historically tackles one of the supreme issues for our movement, the contradiction embodied in the term “white working class.” On the one hand there is the class designation that should imply, along with all other workers of the world, a fundamental role in the overthrow of capitalism. On the other hand, there is the identification of being part of a (“white”) oppressor nation. Gilbert seeks to understand the origins of this contradiction, its historical development, as well as possibilities to weaken and ultimately transform the situation. In other words, how can people ...........READ MORE

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Antifa: The Antifascist Handbook

In the wake of tragic events in Charlottesville, VA, and Donald Trump’s initial refusal to denounce the white nationalists behind it all, the “antifa” opposition movement is suddenly appearing everywhere. But what is it, precisely? And where did it come from?

As long as there has been fascism, there has been anti-fascism — also known as “antifa.” Born out of resistance to Mussolini and Hitler in Europe during the 1920s and ’30s, the antifa movement has suddenly burst into the headlines amidst opposition to the Trump administration and the alt-right. They could be seen in news reports, often clad all ...........READ MORE

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Robyn Maynard’s POLICING BLACK LIVES available now!

Delving behind Canada’s veneer of multiculturalism and tolerance, Policing Black Lives traces the violent realities of anti-blackness from the slave ships to prisons, classrooms and beyond. Robyn Maynard provides readers with the first comprehensive account of nearly four hundred years of state-sanctioned surveillance, criminalization and punishment of Black lives in Canada.

While highlighting the ubiquity of Black resistance, Policing Black Lives traces the still-living legacy of slavery across multiple institutions, shedding light on the state’s role in perpetuating contemporary Black poverty and unemployment, racial profiling, law enforcement violence, incarceration, immigration detention, deportation, exploitative migrant labour practices, disproportionate child removal and ...........READ MORE