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Indypendent Staff Oct 8, 2009

SAT OCT 24 BOOK RELEASE PARTY: 5 NEW GRAFFITI BOOKS • Revolution BooksPlease email events to indyevents@gmail.com.

TUE OCT 13
7:30pm • $6/$10/$15 sliding scale
DISCUSSION : “MORE PROFITS, MORE
HUNGER: NEOLIBERALISM & THE
CORPORATE CONTROL OF FOOD:
LESSONS FROM INDIA & THE US ”
U.S. agribusiness corporations have
played a huge role in shaping policies that
have exacerbated hunger and poverty
and fueled a global fuel crisis.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
(btwn Bank & Bethune) 212-242-4201
brechtforum.org/node/3115

WED OCT 14
8pm • $6
FILM/DISCUSSION : YES MEN! FIX THE
WORLD
. Exposing corporate greed
and destruction from India to New York
City, The Yes Men Fix The World through
satire and gonzo journalism. Discussion
follows with Mike and Andy, the Yes Men
themselves.
Film Forum, 209 W Houston St
Filmforum.org • 212-727-8110

7pm • Free
WORKSHOP: ZINES AND BEYOND . An
evening of DIY publishing with people
experienced in zines, comics, radical
book publishing and indie social networking
sites.
ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St
abcnorio.org • 212-254-3697

 

THU OCT 15
4:30pm-6pm
ACTION!: EIGHT YEARS OF THE WAR
ON TERROR . Tell the Obama administration
that enough is enough: We want our
troops home now!
Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St
(btwn Court and Boerum Sts)
718-624-5921 • brooklynforpeace.org

7:30pm • Free
EVENT: SINGLE PAYER ACTIVISM IN
OBAMA ’S FIRST YEAR . Healthcare
professionals will present the ongoing
fight for national and state single-payer
healthcare.
Beth Israel Medical Center, Phillips
Ambulatory Care Center, Second Floor
Auditorium, 10 Union Square E
healthcare-now.org

12pm-6pm • Free
EVENT: UNION SQUARE THEATRE .
Union Square Free Night of Theater
Celebration will have a wide-range
of art installations, speakers and
performances.
Union Square Park
freenightoftheater.net

7:30pm • Donations accepted
DEBATE: CAPITALIST’S POWER IN
AGE OF OBAMA . Debate between Tom
Hayden
, legendary 1960s Students for
a Democratic Society activist; Stanley
Aronowitz
, with Progressives for Obama
and author; and Cindy Milstein, anarchist
organizer, writer and popular educator.
Presented by Left Forum.
The Community Church of New York,
40 E 35th St
212-817-2002• leftforum.org

FRI OCT 16
6:30pm • $15-$20 Sugg
EVENT: THE CAMPAIGN TO END THE
DEATH PENALTY’S
2ND ANNUAL
HOUSE PARTY FOR ABOLITION. Join
the Harlem chapter of the CEDP in
celebrating their achievements and
supporting the struggle against the death
penalty. RSVP required. Food & beer/
wine included.
145 W 122nd St
718-964-7875 • nyc@nodeathpenalty.org

SAT OCT 17
11am • Free
PRESS CONFERENCE: PEOPLE’S PLAN
FOR THE EAST RIVER WATERFRONT .
O.U.R. Waterfront Coalition, organized
by activists in the Lower East Side and
Chinatown, has a better vision for the
waterfront than New York City’s
Economic Development Corporation.
Courtyard btwn 265 and 275 Cherry Sts.
Rain Location: 82 Rutgers Slip, 2nd Fl
646-459-3010 • urbanjustice.org

7pm • $5 Sugg
READING: “ONCE YOU GO BACK.”
Author Douglas A. Martin reads selections
from his novel about the tension of
a working class household transplanted
to the American South and the curious
nature of adolescent sexuality in the
midst of family violence.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

SUN OCT 18
8pm • $10 (21+)
EVENT: BROOKLYN GET RADICAL .
Host Brooklyn For Peace celebrates 25
years of community activism for peace
and justice in Brooklyn.
Public Assembly, 70 North 6th St, Bklyn
718-624-5921 • brooklynforpeace.org

7pm • $5 Sugg
DISCUSSION: “TAKING OURSELVES
SERIOUSLY.” Anarchism has become a
widely espoused organizational practice
in radical U.S. communities, but many
anarchists seem to revel in the margins
and are prone to dismissing their own
potential.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

 

THU OCT 22
8pm • $12 adv/$15 door
EVENT: HOMELAND HIP HOP II. Support
and celebrate the partnership between Native
and Palestinian artists and organizers.
Public Assembly, 70 N 6th St,
Williamsburg
publicassemblynyc.com

SAT OCT 24
9:15am – 6:30pm • $25 Sugg.
CONFERENCE: ECONOMIC CRISIS:
RADICAL ANALYSIS & RADICAL
RESPONSES with CUNY professor
David Harvey, NYC Council person
Charles Barron and many
others. 15+ workshops. Sponsored by
Union for Radical Political Economics.
St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St, Bklyn
413-577-0806 • urpe.org

6pm-9pm • Free
BOOK RELEASE PARTY:
5 NEW GRAFFITI BOOKS .
Refreshments and special guests.
Revolution Books, 146 W 26th St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

8pm-10:30pm • $15 Sugg
LOCAL MUSIC: PEOPLES ’ VOICE CAFE .
Music in celebration of Augusto Boal’s Life.
Community Church of NY Unitarian
Universalist.
212-787-3903 • peoplesvoicecafe.org