We are living in troubling times. The election of Donald Trump not only speaks to the current state of US politics, but to an ongoing shift across the Western world. In Europe far-right and nationalist parties are making electoral gains not seen since the Second World War, while their street level movements are growing in size and influence by the day. While Canada has it’s own unique history of reactionary movements, the far-right here has been emboldened by the events south of the border; racists are increasing their public activities, and attempts are being made to ...........READ MORE
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WHEN: Thursday March 10th 2016, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Social Justice Action Center,
400 SE 12th Portland Oregon
$5-10 sliding scale donation @ door!
All ages and open to the public!
Join us for another amazing political education/fundraising community event. The event will help to promote the recent book release of Jalil Muntaqim. Jalil is a Political Prisoner and Prisoner of War from the Black Liberation Movement. He organized with the Black Panther Party in the Bay area and was underground with the ...........READ MORE
WHEN: Saturday, February 27at 5:30 PM – 7 PM
WHERE: El Buen Amigo & LACA Non-Profit, 114 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, New York 14201
Come celebrate Black History Month & launch the newly revised edition of Black Panther political prisoner Jalil Muntaqim ‘s Escaping the Prism, with afterword by Ward Churchill.
Jalil Muntaqim is one of the many victims of the notorious COINTELPRO program that targeted, harassed, vilified, falsely imprisoned and outright murdered members of revolutionary groups like the Black Panther Party, the American Indian Movement and the Chicano Liberation movements. He has spent over 45 years behind bars ...........READ MORE
Since 1998 Kersplebedeb has been an important source of radical literature and agit prop materials. The project has a non-exclusive focus on anti-patriarchal and anti-imperialist politics, framed within an anticapitalist perspective, with particular attention being paid to the experiences of armed organizations, and political and radical prisoners.
Celebrate the past year’s new books from Kersplebedeb Leftwingbooks.net — 4 ebook versions of Kersplebedeb books are available for free for five days on Amazon:
Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015YKQUYU) When a thirteen-year-old Mead ends up in the Utah State Industrial School, a prison for boys, it is ...........READ MORE
WHERE: University of Ottawa, Gradate Student Association, 601 Cumberland, Room GSAED 307 (in the same building as Cafe Nostalgica — see map below)
WHEN: Thursday, January 28th – 7pm
TRIPLE LAUNCH for …
– Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar 2016
– Escaping the Prism … Fade to Black, Poetry and Essays by Jalil Muntaqim
– Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead
AGAINST PRISONS, SUPPORT POLITICAL PRISONERS!
AGAINST REPRESSION, SPREAD RESISTANCE!
Join us for an evening of conversation, poetry, and celebration against prisons, as we launch the Certain Days calendar, and two new books from Kersplebedeb Publishing: Escaping ...........READ MORE
Hamilton: A Double Book Launch for “Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead”, and “Escaping the Prism… Fade to Black: Essays and Poetry” by Jalil Muntaqim
Monday, November 16 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm
The Tower, 281 Cannon St E, Hamilton, Ontario
Come out for an evening with former political prisoner and longtime revolutionary Ed Mead, who will join us via Skype to chat about his recently published autobiography, “Lumpen”. We will be launching both Ed’s book, as well as Jalil Muntaqim’s book of poetry, Escaping the Prism, recently banned at Attica prison. Karl Kersplebedeb will also be present with ...........READ MORE
Friday November 27 @ 6pm
1500 de Maisonneuve O. #204
Join us for an evening of conversation, poetry, and celebration against prisons, as we launch the 2016 Certain Days calendar, and two new books from Kersplebedeb Publishing by BPP/BLA political prisoner Jalil Muntaqim, and anti-prison revolutionary (and former political prisoner) Ed Mead, who will join us by skype.
This event is FREE; the Certain Days calendar and books from Kersplebedeb Publications will be sold.
Food will be served at 6pm
Traduction chuchotée disponible de l’anglais vers le français
Space is wheelchair accessible
Childcare available on site
WHEN: Saturday, October 24at 7:00pm
WHERE: Plan B Halifax, 2180 Gottingen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3B2
Comrades in Halifax, Nova Scotia, have organized the first joint book launch for Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead and Escaping the Prism … Fade to Black by Jalil Muntaqim. Ed Mead will be joining via Skype, and they will be showing the documentary short about Black Liberation Army political prisoner Jalil Muntaqim to mark the release of Ed and Jalil’s books by Kersplebedeb.ABOUT LUMPEN: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ED MEAD
More than a memoir, Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead ...........READ MORE
Join J. Moufawad-Paul on September 25 in Toronto or (and!) September 28 in Montreal, where he will be presenting his recent 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.
According to Robert Biel, author of The Entropy of Capitalism, Moufawad-Paul’s book is ...........READ MORE
Saturday, September 6, 8:00pm
Terminus, University of Ottawa
facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/697271453682647/
Don’t miss one of the hottest shows in Ottawa this year, as hip hop legends The Coup come all the way from Oakland to deliver their politically-infused beats and groove. New York hip hop crew Rebel Diaz will also bring their radical, catchy tunes while local rising stars Loon Choir will showcase their multiple talents. Prepare for a wild night of revolutionary music at uOttawa’s Terminus!
$10 GENERAL ADMISSION AT THE DOOR ONLY
Ne manquez pas l’un des concerts les plus anticipés de l’année à Ottawa, alors que ...........READ MORE