The Indypendent Weekly Events Calendar (January 20-26)

Indy Staff Jan 20, 2012

5-7pm • Free
RALLY AND MARCH: OCCUPY THE COURTS. Joining more than 100 cities across the United States, Occupy activists will march from Liberty Plaza to Foley Square where they will protest “corporate personhood” and the Citizens United decision in front of the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse.
Liberty Plaza, Broadway & Liberty St. •

7pm • $10 Suggested
SCREENING AND DISCUSSION: FATHER ROY BOURGEOIS, STRUGGLING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE IN LATIN AMERICA AND BEYOND. Father Roy Bourgeois — founder of the School of Americas Watch, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and Vietnam Vet — will introduce the film Somos una America and lead a discussion about the impact of U.S. foreign policy in Latin America.
Park Slope United Methodist Church, 410 Sixth Ave., Bklyn.  
917-860-1794 •

11am-2pm • Free
MARCH: PRO-CHOICE WALK TO DEFEND REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM AND CELEBRATE ROE V. WADE. Join the New York City Committee for Abortion Clinic Defense for this march through the South Bronx in defense of female reproductive rights.
Dr. Emily Women's Health Clinic, 560 Southern Blvd, Bronx
212-222-0633 •

12pm • Free
RALLY: OCCUPY THE CORPORATIONS. Join Occupy Wall Street for this creative protest highlighting corporate control of American politics and the absurdity of “corporate personhood.”
City Hall Park, Broadway & Park Pl. •

7pm • $7 Suggested
FILM SCREENING: SILENT SCREAMS. Director Karla Hansen exposes the nature of our constant aggression in this 2009 documentary about the drone attacks occurring in the villages near Iran's Afghan borders.
2295 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
212-694-8720 •

8pm • $15/$18 Donation
CONCERT AND RELEASE PARTY: EMMA’S REVOLUTION. The Washington D.C.-based duo releases their new album Revolutions per Minute!, combining humor, social awareness and politics.
People’s Voice Cafe, 40 E. 35th St.
212-787-3903 •

1:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: ETHICAL ECONOMICS. Moderator Curt Collier will lead participants through an exploration of how our current economic system works and developing a working list for confronting its shortfalls.
New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 W. 64th St.
212-874-5210 •

6pm • Free
DISCUSSION: OCCUPY THE MIND: PROGRESSIVE MORAL AGENDA FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. Join Dr. Cornel West, professor Richard D. Wolff and numerous other leading luminaries of the left in this discussion about the progressive moral project for a fairer world.
Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Dr.
212-242-4201 •

7pm • Free
DISCUSSION: WHAT IT IS (AND WHAT IT ISN’T). This discussion led by author Sam Farber tackles the theories of socialism and the history of claims to its ideals. Is socialism the top-down control of the state and economy by an elite acting in the name of the people? Or is it the bottom-up self-emancipation of the working class and the 99%?
Walker Stage. 56 Walker St. •

7pm • $5-10
PERFORMANCE: RYAN HARVEY “RIOT FOLK LIVE.” This evening of hard hitting political songs will be hosted in honor of the hundreds arrested on November 17, whose court dates are mostly on January 25th and 26th.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St.
212-777-6028 •

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