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October 2017

Why Don’t the Poor Rise Up?: Organizing the Twenty-First Century Resistance

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mount Saint Vincent University,
166 Bedford Highway
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2J6 Canada
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Join us for the Halifax launch of Why Don't the Poor Rise Up?: Organizing the Twenty-First Century Resistance (2017, AK Press). The launch will feature a panel discussion focusing on the question of when, how, and under what conditions exploited and oppressed peoples rise up to create radical and revolutionary social change. Our featured panelists are Jackie Barkley, Brad Fougere, El Jones, Lynn Jones, and Ardath Whynacht. The panel builds on the recently completed "For the Long Haul" research initiative…

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Yes Lab: Humour, Media Hoaxing, and Activism

October 14 @ 10:00 am - October 15 @ 4:00 pm
Mount Saint Vincent University,
166 Bedford Highway
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2J6 Canada
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Are you a social justice activist interested in developing media-generating campaigns to draw public attention to your struggle? Are you interested in the use of humor, storytelling, and media hoaxing in activism? Join us for a 2 day workshop run by Sean Devlin of the Yes Lab (www.yeslab.org) focused on training, brainstorming, and developing skills related to media-generating social justice campaigns. The workshop will be held at Mount Saint Vincent University in the Seton Academic Centre 404/5 on Saturday October…

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Screening: Trouble Episode 3

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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The Radical Imagination Project Presents Trouble Co-sponsored by Autonomy East Join us for screenings of the new social justice documentary series Trouble produced by subMedia. Screenings will be followed by facilitated discussion. Free and open to all. Trouble #3: Refugees Welcome (34 minutes) Central Branch Library, Lindsay Children's Room In this episode of Trouble subMedia interviews a number of individuals from around the world who are helping to chart a course for the future based on living practices of solidarity…

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Screening: Trouble Episode 4

October 30 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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The Radical Imagination Project Presents Trouble Co-sponsored by Autonomy East Join us for screenings of the new social justice documentary series Trouble produced by subMedia. Screenings will be followed by facilitated discussion. Free and open to all. Trouble # 4: No Justiceā€¦ Just Us (31.5 minutes) Central Branch Library, Lindsay Children's Room In this episode of Trouble subMedia interviews a number of individuals engaged in legal defence and prisoner solidarity, and looks at some of the ways we can begin…

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November 2017

Screening: Trouble Episode 5

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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The Radical Imagination Project Presents Trouble Co-sponsored by Autonomy East Join us for screenings of the new social justice documentary series Trouble produced by subMedia. Screenings will be followed by facilitated discussion. Free and open to all. Trouble # 5: You Are Being Watched (34 minutes) Central Branch Library, Room 301 In this episode of Trouble subMedia interviews a number of individuals about their experiences of dealing with infiltrators and informants and looks at some of the ways that we…

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