Revolution #304, May 19, 2013
Hook up with the revolution
Coming Events at Revolution Books
Check the stores' websites for details and more events.
Thursday, May 16, 7 pm
Screening and discussion of a clip from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!, "We Need a Real Revolution Not Better Democracy Under This System."
Monday, May 20, 7:30 pm
"Mass Incarceration + Silence = Genocide: Act to STOP It Now!" A Dialogue between Cornel West and Carl Dix at the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew, 263 W. 86th Street, in Manhattan. A benefit for the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and Revolution Books, NYC. Premium tickets $100, regular $20, youth and low income $10.
Wednesday, May 22, 4 pm
A conversation and book signing with Tom Wilber about his new book Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale.
Thursday, May 23, 7 pm
Screening and discussion of a clip from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!, "Socialism Is Three Things."
May 19, Sunday 5-7 pm
Screening and discussion of a clip from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!, "The Oppression of Women: Bound Up With The System... a Driving Force for Revolution."
May 20, Monday, 6:30-9 pm
Webcast: "Mass Incarceration + Silence = Genocide: Act to STOP It Now!" A Dialogue between Cornel West & Carl Dix. Also a meeting to discuss the new proposal from Carl Dix: "A Proposal for Action to the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and All Others Who Want to Fight the New Jim Crow."
May 26, Sunday 5-7 pm
Screening and discussion of a clip from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!, "The Revolutionary Potential of Those Most Oppressed Requires Scientific Leadership."
May 29, Wednesday 6-8 pm
Book Release Party: Good Kings Bad Kings by Susan Nussbaum. Winner of the 2012 Pen/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Literature. Wicker Park Public Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave. Author reading, book signing and refreshments.
Saturdays, Noon to 3 pm, Crenshaw and MLK
Meet at Revolution Books at 10 am for orientation and to carpool to have a big social impact in the Crenshaw area, selling BA DVDs and Revolution newspaper. Or meet at noon at Crenshaw and MLK.
Sunday, May 19, 2 pm
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o will read from, discuss, and sign his new book, In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir, the second in his trilogy about growing up in war-torn colonial Kenya. $10 tickets available at our blog or at the door; $100 benefit tickets (receive autographed book); $250 Friends of Revolution Books tickets include autographed book + one-year membership to Friends of Revolution Books (you get 10% off books for a year + an invaluable bookstore).
May 14, Tuesday, 7 pm
Emergency Program: "No to U.S.-Israel Military Intervention & Aggression: The Real U.S. Agenda in Syria: Not Humanitarianism but Imperialism—and Why Nothing Good Can Come of U.S. Intervention"—a presentation and Q&A with Larry Everest, writer for Revolution newspaper.
May 16, Thursday, 7 pm
Screening and discussion of a clip from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!, "The Election Hustle: 'If They Draw You In, They Win.'"
May 19, Sunday, 2 pm
Hunger Strike at Guantánamo Bay—100 Days, Stop the Torture. close Guantánamo, discussion with Andy Worthington via Skype.
May 23, Thursday. 7 pm
Matilde Marcolli, Professor of Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology, presenting the "The Geometry and Physics of Numbers."
May 28, Tuesday, 7-9 pm
Bruce Neuburger will read from his book Lettuce Wars: Ten Years of Work and Struggle in the Fields of California. Also, Ann Aurelia Lopez, author of The Farmworkers' Journey, will discuss the farmworkers' experience and how our food is produced.
89 S. Washington St. (off 1st Ave. in Pioneer Square)
Hours: 11 am—6 pm Wednesday & Friday, 11 am—9 pm Thursday, 11 am—6 pm
Saturday 11 am—6 pm, and noon—5 pm Sunday
May 16, Thursday, 7 pm
Screening and discussion of a clip from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!, "We Need a Revolution to Overcome All Oppressive Divisions."
4152 Woodward Avenue (and Willis)
lower level, enter from back of building
May 16, Thursday, 6 pm
Volunteer for yard sale in early June to raise big money for BA Everywhere and to spread the DVD BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!, along with the Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America (Draft Proposal).
4 Corners of the Earth Market
1087 Euclid Avenue in Little 5 Points
New hours: Wednesdays, by appointment; Friday, 4:30—7 pm; Saturday, 3—7 pm; Sunday, 3—7 pm.
May 19, Sunday, 6-7:30 pm
Join us on Sundays for discussions of featured articles from Revolution newspaper. Check our blog for the topics.
P.O. Box 230112, Houston, TX 77223
Mondays, 7-8:30 pm
Weekly discussions of Revolution newspaper articles, and showings/discussions of clips from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS! Location: Boheme Café & Wine Bar, 307 Fairview @ Taft, in the Montrose.
Check the stores' websites for details, information, and more events.
Unless otherwise noted, the events listed on this page are in English, but in many cases Spanish translation is available. Please call the bookstore in advance to request Spanish translation.
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