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Occupy Sydney

A global movement is growing. From Egypt to Spain, from Greece to the United States, hundreds of thousands of everyday people are occupying. Occupy Sydney began on 15 October, with hundreds of people reclaiming Martin Place. Flanked by the imposing towers of the financial and political elites, where a handful of people make decisions which affect the whole society, a new democratic space was established.

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Discussion: Chomsky on the media

Sunday, October 2, 2011 -
1:00am to 5:00am

Informed by watching Chomsky's film 'Manufacturing Consent' two weeks previously, this discussion will also be introduced by a short talk. You'll get more out of it if you read the articles below, but you're still welcome to come along if you haven't done the readings or seen the film.

www.chomskyforum.net

Essential reading

The preface and first chapter of Manufacturing Consent. It's about 35 pages long. Copies available at Jura Books.

Film screening: Manufacturing Consent

Sunday, September 18, 2011 -
1:00am to 5:00am

Funny, provocative and surprisingly accessible, MANUFACTURING CONSENT explores the political life and ideas of Noam Chomsky, world-renowned political activist. In a dynamic collage of new and original footage, biography, archival gems, imaginative graphics and outrageous illustrations, the film highlights Chomsky's probing analysis of mass media.

Don't forget your revolution

Last week (19 July) was the 75th anniversary of the Spanish Revolution. Between 1936 and 1939, more than eight million workers and peasants participated in a revolution that turned anarchist ideals into a reality in their factories, farms and schools.

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