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Jura Meeting

Saturday, January 28, 2006 -
5:30am to 7:30am

Jura Books ordinary organisation meeting where we decide everything to do with the running of the shop and all our events.Come at 6 for a 6:30pm start. We usually get a pizza - phone ahead if you're a vegan!! Come along if you want to get involved in the Jura project!

TalkShop @ the BookShop - Ramsey Kanaan talk #1

Thursday, February 16, 2006 -
5:30am to 8:30am

TalkShop@The Bookshop

A series
of discussion evenings where we open up all topics anarchist.

Ramsey Kanaan
from AK Press is coming to visit Jura books in February 2006. He's
kindly offered to come and give a talk at Jura, which you're kindly
invited to attend and participate in.
Everyone is welcome to come and be part of the discussion. There'll be nibbles free, and drinks on sale.

6:30pm 15th February 2006

Jura's 28th Anniversary Celebrations

Jura's 28th Anniversary Celebrations.
by Sid

On Saturday, December 17th Jura Books celebrated the 28th anniversary of organising and funding a non-profit and voluntary anarchist bookshop and activist centre. About 20-25 Jurans and friends turned up to enjoy food (three course meal with Italian flavours that had vegan, vegerarian and other options - compliments of Sid, Nick and Mark and drinks organised by Cam and Mark. We were also entertained by the music of John, Colin, Anne, Mark, Erst and others who played guitar and other instruments. This accompanyed older and newer revolutionary songs for those who wanted to join in the singing.

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Talkshop Notes - Anarchism and Feminism

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it is I should say here tonight. There is so much to be said about the practice of anarchism and the practice of feminism that it can be really overwhelming. I finally decided that the essence of what I wanted to talk about was expressed in one concept: unpaid labour.

But first, let’s dispense with dualism. Dualism causes lots of problems when we try to analyse something as complex as gender oppression and gender privilege within capitalist society. If you try to apply the oppressor / victim analysis to every novel situation, you get nonsense such as “all men are rapists” (and hence all women are rape victims), or at best a bifurcation: “men are from mars women are from venus”. I’m not a victim, and I’m not from venus - something is lacking from the simple dualist analysis.

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Jura Stall @ Anti-racism rally

Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 11:00am to Monday, December 19, 2005 - 12:00am

Look out for the Jura Books stall this weekend at the Anti-racism march / rally @ Sydney Town Hall, from 12 - 1 pm

 

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