WALL STREET SOUTH – From September 1-6, poor and working people from across the world plan to march on the Wall Street of the South in
DRONES – Members of the Upstate Coalition to Ground Drones and End the Wars are currently fundraising to travel to Pakistan from September 21-28 with a group led by Medea Benjamin and Shahzad Akbar (of The Foundation For Fundamental Rights). The group plans to meet with victims of drone attacks and hear their stories, and to participate in a march and rally in opposition to
Contact: http://upstatedrone action.org/.
LABOR DAY – The 28th annual Bread and Roses Festival, a celebration of the ethnic diversity and labor history of
Contact: http://www.bread androsesheritage.org/.
CUBA/WOMEN – The US Women & Cuba Collaboration delegation, “Global Economic Crisis: Women Working Together to Advance Economic Justice and Human Rights,” will be held September 1-11.
Contact: http://www.women andcuba.org.
Contact: http://occupywallst. org.
FOOD/MONSANTO – The week of September 17 is a week of action against Monsanto’s control of the world’s food supply at the expense of food democracy. Events are planned worldwide.
Contact: http://occupy monsanto.com.
PRIVACY – The British Columbia Information Summit 2012 will be held in
NUCLEAR – Thousands of anti-nuclear activists across the
Contact: http://coalitionagainst nukes.org/.
CHICANO/LATINO – El Centro de la Raza will celebrate its 40th anniversary on September 29 in
Contact: http://www.elcentro delaraza.org/.
SCHOOLS – Dignity in Schools’ National Week of Action on Ending School Pushout will be September 29-October 6.
Contact: http://www.dignityin schools.org.
CLIMATE CHANGE – The Peace and Justice Studies Association, with Tufts Initiative on Climate Change and Climate Justice, will hold its annual conference October 4-6 at
Contact: http://www.justice withpeace.org.
HEALTHCARE – A Demonstration for Universal Healthcare has been called for October 6 on the National Mall in
Contact: http://duh4all.org; http://www.healthcarenow.org.
TEACHERS – The 12th Annual Conference, Teaching for Social Justice: Acts of Courage and Resistance, will be held October 6 in
Contact: 415-676-7844; [email protected]; http://www.t4sj.org/.
SPACE MILITARIZATION – October 6-13 is Keep Space for Peace Week, an international week of protest to stop the militarization of space.
Contact: http://www.space 4peace.org/.
ART/SOCIAL CHANGE – The Arts & Social Change Symposium will be held October 12-13 in
Contact: http://www.artsand socialchange.org/.
IRAN/WAR – United For Peace and Justice has launched the Iran Pledge of Resistance with numerous member groups and other peace and social justice organizations. The pledge is to take action against war with
Contact: http://www.iranpled ge.org; http://www.unitedforpeace.org.
ROOTS CAMP – RootsCamp will be held November 30, in
FOOD NOT BOMBS – Food Not Bombs is currently fundraising for various projects, including The Elect To End Hunger and Poverty Tour and The Food Not Bombs Free Skool.
HOWARD ZINN – Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left by Martin Duberman is the first major biography of the late activist, professor and writer.
Contact: The New Press,
POLICE – As American troops became bogged down in
CAPITALISM – The Endless Crisis: How Monopoly-Finance Capitol Produces Stagnation and Upheaval from the USA to China by John Bellamy Foster and Robert W. McChesney, traces the origins of economic stagnation and explains what it means for a clear understanding of our current situation.
Contact: Monthly Review Foundation,
MOVEMENTS – Occupy Language: The Secret Rendezvous with History and the Present by Marina Sitrin and Dario Azzellini, uses the vocabulary of emergent movements around the world to highlight the similarities of their practices and visions, from the Zapatistas in Mexico and mobilizations for popular control in Venezuela, Argentina, and Brazil, to the Arab Spring, the European and Israeli Summer, and Occupy.
MUSIC – Pete Seeger: In His Own Words is a compilation of the musician’s private writings, documents, and letters, chronicling his life story.
Contact: Paradigm Publishers, 5589 Arapahoe Ave, Suite 206A, Boulder, CO; http:// www.paradigmpublishers.com/.
CAPITALISM – In The Capitalism Papers: Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System, Jerry Mander presents a series of arguments that capitalism is increasingly non-viable and that the problems are intrinsic to the model and not reformable.
Contact: Counterpoint Press, http://counterpointpress.com/.
YOUNG READERS – Seven Stories Press has launched
Contact: Seven Stories Press,
SOCIAL SECURITY – The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan by Eric Laursen, is the first comprehensive history of the Social Security wars that began with Reagan’s election.
Contact: AK Press,
CO-OPS – For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in
Contact: PM Press,
EXTREMISM – Radical Distortion: How Emotions Warp What We Hear by John W. Reich, is about how extremism causes selective hearing and biases our ability to form objective judgements. The book argues that radical speech leads to radical hearing and impedes our willingness to consider moderate viewpoints.
Contact: Prometheus Books,
DEBT – Some Debts Can’t Be Paid With Money is a new film based on Margaret Atwood’s book, Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth. The movie studies debt in its various forms: societal, personal, environmental, spiritual, criminal, and economic.
Contact: Zeitgeist Films,
DEMOCRATIC FILMMAKER – Film by Democracy (FbD) is an new ongoing experimental film project, to develop 100 percent fan-driven content. FbD strives to contest
OCCUPY – Occupy the Film Festival will be held September 15-16 at the Anthology Film Archives in
FOLK/OCCUPATION RECORDS – Occupation Records has released the compilation, Folk the Banks, featuring Ani DiFranco, Tom Morello, Billy Bragg, Sam Duckworth, Martha Wainwright, and others.
Contact: [email protected]; http://occupation records.com.
AIDS BENEFIT – The Red Hot Organization and the (RED) initiative have teamed up to release (RED) Hot + Fela, a new fundraising and AIDS awareness effort; and Fela Kuti tribute compilation.
Contact: Red Hot Organization,
COMEDY – Jamie Kilstein, radical comedian and co-host of podcast Citizen Radio, will be touring in select cities nationwide, including