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Indypendent Staff Nov 15, 2008

The next open editorial meetings for The Indypendent are Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7pm. 4 W 43rd St, Room 311. All are welcome.
Please send event announcements to indyevents@gmail.com

MON NOV 17
7:30-9:30pm • $5 Donation
DISCUSSION: “IS CAPITALISM
COMING APART? ELECTION SEASON
TUMULT AND OPPORTUNITIES”
Can the world financial crisis be solved
by electing the right people? Join the
Freedom Socialist Party in discussing the
presidential election results in the context
of the history of vote suppression.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St (btwn
Malcolm X/Lenox & 7th Aves)
212-222-0633 • fsp@nyct.net

WED NOV 19
7pm • Donations appreciated
READING/DISCUSSION: “SEX IN
CRISIS: HOW THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT IS
TRYING TO RUIN SEX FOR EVERYONE”
Author Dagmar Herzog will read from his
new book, Sex in Crisis: The New Sexual
Revolution and the Future of American
Politics, and holding a discussion about it
afterwards.
Revolution Books, 146 W 26th St (btwn
6th & 7th Aves)
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

 

SAT NOV 22
7pm • $30
PERFORMANCE: “EXIT CUCKOO”
Lisa Ramirez is the star of this autobiographical
one-woman play chronicling
her experiences as a Manhattan nanny.
All proceeds from this performance will
go to Domestic Workers United. Reservations
are required, and there will be a
party following the performance.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington
Sq S (btwn Thompson & Sullivan)
718-220-7391 x23 • exitcuckoo4dwu@
gmail.com

4:30pm • FREE
EVENT: STOLEN LIVES INDUCTION
CEREMONY
The Stolen Lives Induction Ceremony
formally inducts victims of police killings
into the roster of the Stolen Lives Project.
It brings together family members to
a space in which the humanity of their
loved ones lost at the hands of the police
is acknowledged in contrast to the
demonization by the powers-that-be.
The Gallery of John H. Holmes Community
House of the Community Church
of New York, 28 E 35th St (btwn Park &
Madison Aves)
oct22ny@yahoo.com

11am -3pm • FREE
EVENT: SINGLE-PAYER TEACH-IN
Join a NYC-wide teach-in on high profile
strategies to build a united front of
sustained political action that creates a
national single-payer healthcare system
in the U.S.
212-865-6027 • phimg.org

TUE NOV 25-WED NOV 26
4pm (Rally)-7am (Sleep-out) • FREE
EVENT: SLEEP-OUT PROTEST
Two days before Thanksgiving,
Picture the Homeless will be holding
a sleep-out protest on the streets
of Harlem. The message to send to
elected officials is clear: Housing is
a human right, every day and every
night!
Harlem State Office Building, 163 W
125th St (at Adam Clayton Powell Blvd)
646-314-6423 • sam@picturethehomeless.
org

WED DEC 3
7:30 • FREE
BOOK PARTY/FORUM: “The Radical
Jack London : Writings on War
and Revolution ”
Author Jonah Raskin discusses
the authentic Jack London,
writer-adventurer-ardent socialist.
Brecht Forum, 451 West Ave.
brechtforum.org

FRI DEC 5
8pm • $10/$6 kids
PERFORMANCE: FRICTION FARM
AND BEV GRANT & THE DISSIDENT
DAUGHTERS
Bev Grant & the Dissident Daughters
offer an eclectic mix of songs of social
justice with a distinct woman’s point of
view. Friction Farm are folk musicians
who find inspiration in the ordinary.
Good Coffehouse Music Parlor,
53 Prospect Park West, Bklyn
718-768-2972 • gchmusic.org

SAT DEC 6
10am-4pm • FREE
RECYCLE: COMPUTERS AND
ELECTRONICS.
Drop off your old television sets, printers,
laptops, radios, cell phones, disks, wires
and computers. Sponsored by the Lower
East Side Ecology Center.
PS 321, 7th Ave (btwn 1st & 2nd St) •
lesecologycenter.org

 

SUN DEC 7
11am-1pm • FREE
EVENT: CHILDREN’S VIGIL FOR THE HUMAN
RIGHTS OF DOMESTIC WORKERS
Call upon New York City councilmembers
and local elected officials to take a stand
in support of labor standards for New
York’s 200,000 domestic workers. This
critical workforce supports New York
families as caregivers and housekeepers,
yet works without a safety net, living
wages or basic labor standards.
City Hall, 260 Broadway (at Park Place)
718-220-7391 x23 or x11 • domesticworkersunited@
gmail.com

Next Issue: December 11.