[act-ma] 4/9: Leslie James Pickering speaks at Cambridge Public Library (Central Square)

Joe Brown geekmissile at gmail.com
Sat Mar 30 11:02:43 PDT 2019

SPEAKING EVENT: April 9th (Tuesday) 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cambridge Public Library (Central Square Branch), Lewis Room
 45 Pearl St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

*Leslie James Pickering discusses government surveillance/repression and
resistance strategies*

Leslie James Pickering, former spokesman of the Earth Liberation Front and
owner of Burning Books Buffalo, will discuss government surveillance and
repression of activists and the possible strategies of effective
resistance. Pickering will discuss his experiences as an activist and
bookstore owner being surveilled by the FBI. He will discuss how he became
aware of the surveillance, the tactics used by the FBI, and how he has used
the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to obtain the FBI files on his
bookstore and the activists who organize there.

The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Boston
Democratic Socialists of America (BDSA), the BDSA Political Education
Working Group, the Ecosocialism working group, and the Grassroots
Infrastructure Charitable Foundation.

For information contact: Joe Brown (mailto:geekmissile at gmail.com)

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