Rally to Demand Freedom for Julian Assange

  Rally to Demand Britain Free Julian Assange Tuesday April 16, 4:30-6 pm 625 N. Michigan, outside British Consulate https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoALBASolidarityCommittee/photos/gm.626982934445600/2348855928729935/?type=3&theater "Every time we witness an injustice and do not act, we train our character to be passive in its presence and thereby eventually lose all ability to defend ourselves and those we love."    Julian … Continue reading Rally to Demand Freedom for Julian Assange

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Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Sundays,  2pm Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)  November 5                 October: Ten Days that Shook the World        Sergei Eisenstein     1928       104 min Soviet silent historical film by Sergei Eisenstein It is a dramatic celebration of the 1917 … Continue reading Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%

Fall 2016 LoyolaFilm Series:  The Fight Against the 1%  Sundays,  2pm  Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,    25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)   September  18           Shock Doctrine                                78 min       2009  A documentary adaptation Naomi Klein's 2007 book, The Shock Doctrine. An investigation of … Continue reading Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%

DePaul Fall 2014 Film Series: Peoples’ Struggles in the Americas

DePaul University Schmitt Academic Center Room 254 2320 N. Kenmore Avenue. Chicago (2 blocks west of Fullerton Red Line) Sundays  at  2pm   October 26              Revolutionary Medicine : The Story of the First Garifuna Hospital Speaker from Honduras Solidarity Network Revolutionary Medicine is a 45-minute documentary by Beth Geglia and Jesse Freeston, who had been … Continue reading DePaul Fall 2014 Film Series: Peoples’ Struggles in the Americas

Report on the International Peoples Tribunal on Leonard Peltier

https://zcomm.org/znetarticle/report-on-the-international-peoples-tribunal-on-leonard-peltier-by-stan-smith/ “Manifest Destiny was a terrible doctrine that cost the lives of millions of our native peoples.” “We are the subjects of the longest undeclared war in the history of the United States.”               Dennis Banks     “The FBI is the continuation of historic US policy, the modern day cavalry.”  Bill Means … Continue reading Report on the International Peoples Tribunal on Leonard Peltier

Political Prisoners in the United States

Leonard Peltier, an activist in the American Indian Movement, whose goal was to organize the native American communities to stand up for their rights. In a Cointelpro style operation, he was sentenced to life for murdering two FBI agents on the basis of fabricated and suppressed evidence. Evidence exonerating Peltier was withheld by the FBI. … Continue reading Political Prisoners in the United States

Loyola Fall 2013 Latin America and Political Repression Film Series

Latin America and Political Prisoners Film Series Loyola University (downtown campus) Corboy Law Center,    room 422 Sundays,     2pm 25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago  September 15   Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?   By Saul Landau  2010  85 min Twelve years after five Cubans were arrested in America for espionage, Saul Landau has made a … Continue reading Loyola Fall 2013 Latin America and Political Repression Film Series