Ayisha Zaki: the Middle East in Crisis & the Socialist Alternative

Thursday, September 25, 2008, 7:00 p.m. The US occupation of Iraq is only the most recent chapter in the century-long struggle for the control of Middle East oil. The Bush administration claims the "surge" is working, but Iraq is in shambles. The entire region is threatened by further violence and destabilization. What will it take to stop US imperialism? Is there an alternative to the corporate domination of our world?

Jimmy Higgins - A Life in the Labor Movement

Saturday, October 4, 2008, 4:00 pm A new play by Harlan Baker, directed by Christopher Price. The name "Jimmy Higgins" has for generations stood for the name of the rank-and-file union and socialist activist.  Harlan Baker's one-man play personifies Jimmy Higgins, whom he plays himself, and takes us on an engaging and inspiring tour through the history of the American labor movement. The event is organized by DSA and tickets may be bought in advance from their website.

Software Freedom Day

Saturday, September 20, 2008, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Software Freedom Day is an international celebration of software freedom. We'll be promoting computer user freedom with how-to's, activist updates, and interactive talks. Organizer: Free Software Foundation


Unions & Politics: Making the Right Choice

A Discussion with Michael Schippani

Thursday, September 4, 2008, 7:00 p.m. A leading researcher who worked for the United Auto Workers, Michael Schippani is also a long-time labor organizer and thinker about economics and workers' rights. A BC graduate, Schappani currently serves on a Michigan Workforce Development Board and has served Governors Dukakis and Cuomo on labor policy. This event kicks of the "Labor Leads Conversations" hosted by Massachusetts Global Action.

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Howard Zinn, 1922 – 2010

MAY 15, 2010, 2:00 P.M.
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