[act-ma] CME: Public Mtg Wed 8/21 7p; Film Sun. 8/25 6p
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Tue Aug 20 10:46:11 PDT 2013
The following events will be held at the CENTER FOR MARXIST EDUCATION
Wednesday, August 21,2013 7 pm
"What is Socialism"
While he word "socialism" has been receiving much attention, much of
its meaning has been distorted by the corporate media and right-wing
politicians. If you are interested in finding what socialism really
is and what socialists do, please join us for this presentation and
Progressive film night
Sunday, August 25,2013 6–8 pm
Automatic Kalashnikov (2000, 52 minutes)
Cheap, easy to handle and durable under extreme conditions, the
invention of the AK-47 assault rifle changed the course of the second
half of the twentieth century. German filmmakers Axel Engstfeld and
Herbert Habersack visit Mikhail T. Kalashnikov, the AK-47's 80-year-
old designer now living in obscurity in the Ural Mountains, and
document how his creation became the weapon of choice of warriors in
conflicts around the globe, from Taliban resistance guerrillas in
Afghanistan to street criminals in Los Angeles. Kalashnikov’s primary
aspiration was to develop a dependable weapon to defend the borders
of his country.
NOTE: SUMMER DROP IN TIMES AT THE CME ARE MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS 4 -8
P.M. Come visit, chat with staff and browse through our bookstore
and lending library.
CME IS LOCATED @ 550 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, 2ND FLOOR, IN CAMBRIDGE
NEAR THE CENTRAL SQUARE MBTA STATION ON THE RED LINE.
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