[act-ma] 11/8 Election Debriefing with Chomsky, Prashad & Christiansen TODAY
suren at fairjobs.org
Thu Nov 8 02:15:24 PST 2012
1. The Elections and the Unpeoples (this evening, event description,
2. Boston Workers Alliance - A 2012 Celebration and Fundraiser (tomorrow)
1. The Elections and the Unpeoples: A Debriefing with Noam Chomsky,
Vijay Prashad & Sam Christiansen (Thursday, 11/8, 7:00 p.m., Old South
Today, November 8, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Chomsky - Prashad - Christiansen
Old South Church, Copley Square (across from the BPL)
There is on-street parking but this may take some time to find nearby
spots. Often best to park near your favorite T-stop and take the
subway in to either Copley (Green Line) or Back Bay (Orange Line).
There are also 2 close-by garages (that are fairly costly):
The Garage at 100 Clarendon (behind Back Bay Station)
The Prudential Garage
No matter the outcomes, every US presidential election is made
consequential by our prolonged crises of environment, economy, and
In a surreal political climate where corporations are endowed with the
rights of people and people are stripped of the their rights, three
distinguished activist thinkers and scholars come together to help us
think through the election results and how we should be responding.
Noam Chomsky, renowned linguist and political philosopher, Vijay
Prashad, the incisive commentator and analyst of global politics and
chronicler of the "Darker Nations," join Sam Christiansen, World
History scholar in an evening of conversation and reflection at the
Old South Church (http://goo.gl/maps/gHmn1).
Visit http://www.ChomskySpeaks.org/ for your event tickets (seating is
limited); tickets are $15/person or $10 for low
income/unemployed/students. Proceeds from the event will benefit
encuentro 5 (http://encuentro5.org/).
"Unpeoples" is term from scholar Mark Curtis's (2008) analysis of
foreign policy, "Unpeople – those whose lives are deemed worthless,
expendable in the pursuit of power and commercial gain."
2. BWA 2012 Celebration and Fundraiser (MGA is endorsing this
hard-earned celebration by our friends at the Boston Workers Alliance.
Friday, November 9th
Program Starts at 7pm
SEIU 1199 Event Hall
150 Mt. Vernon St. Dorchester 02125
Come celebrate the members and allies of the Boston Workers Alliance
who give their time and energy to fight for good jobs, a fair criminal
justice system, and a green and healthy future for our communities.
This event will recognize our outgoing executive director for his 7.5
years of service and welcome new leadership to our community.
The evening will include:
- Heavy hors d'oeuvres from local caterers
- Awards and recognitions of our leaders and allies
- Live music, dj, dancing
- Silent auction, raffle, door prizes
- Community building, networking and celebration!
Please purchase your ticket or make a donation today:
tinyurl.com/BWA-event and help spread the word!
Join the Facebook Event Page: www.facebook.com/events/278360262275312/
To sponsor the event, please visit www.tinyurl.com/BWA-event-sponsor
for the sponsorship form, including discounted group tickets for
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