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April 2017

Public Discussion: Our Common Front Against Fascism

April 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

                          How have people organized to confront fascism? What are the best lessons we can learn for our own organizing from historical examples near and far? Join us for a public discussion about struggles against fascism then and now and the history and contemporary possibility of building a common front against fascism. A public discussion featuring John Munroe and Isaac Saney, moderated by Alex Khasnabish. Free and open…

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Screening: Ovarian Psycos

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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                      Join us for a free public screening of OVARIAN PSYCOS (2016, 72 minutes) https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/ovarian-psycos Halifax Central Library, Paul O'Regan Hall Since forming in summer 2010 the Ovas have made it their mission to cycle for the purpose of healing, reclaiming their neighborhoods, and creating safer streets for women on the Eastside. At first only attracting a few local women, over the past few years the Ovarian Psycos have inspired…

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May 2017

Barring Who We Are: Prison from Turtle Island to Palestine

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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                            From political rhetoric to the popular imagination, prisons are presented as key social institutions and incarceration as a necessary tool for maintaining civilized life. But are they? What if, instead of imagining prisons as frightening but essential places, we understand them as institutions key to defending and extending white supremacy, settler colonialism, and capitalist exploitation? Drawing on examples from Turtle Island to Palestine, this panel explores…

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September 2017

Screening: Trouble Episode 1

September 11 @ 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 #1: Killing the Black Snake (29 minutes) Central Branch Library, Room 301 The first episode of Trouble looks beyond the mainstream narratives surrounding the Standing Rock encampment to get a better understanding of some of the camp’s overlooked dynamics, including serious disagreements…

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Screening: Trouble Episode 2

September 25 @ 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 #2: Bash The Fash (30 minutes) Central Branch Library, Room 301 In the wake of Trump’s ascendency to the US presidency, a toxic mix of white nationalism, Islamophobia, transphobia, violent misogyny, and anti-migrant hysteria is rapidly coalescing into a growing movement that…

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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

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, Catherine Martin, and Ardath Whynacht. The panel builds on the recently completed "For the Long Haul"…

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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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