ordered by date, most recent first
January 22 (Sunday) - Protest / Demonstration
Nazi fascists intend to rally in at the base of the Space Needle in Seattle, WA around noon. The Seattle Anti-Imperialist Committee calls on all progressive people to do whatever they can to resist them. The anti-fascists will meet at the Seattle Center House at 11:30am and, from there, go out to meet the fascists. more...
January 20 (Friday) - Film / Video
Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies: 'Fallujah'
'Fallujah: Hidden Massacre' (28 min, RAI Italian State Network, 2004). The film was produced by RAI, the Italian State Network run by a government that backed the Iraq War and shows the use of chemical weapons shells and a new "improved" form of napalm by American forces during the frenzied, Bush-ordered destruction of Fallujah in November 2004. more...
January 20 (Friday) - Conference
NW Youth Environmental & Social Justice Convergence
The conference, "Affecting Change: Tools for Your Generation" is to be held on Seattle University campus from January 20-22. The conference aims to bring together various movements to bring the connection that we're all here for the same struggle and to work towards solidarity in the Northwest & beyond. more...
January 16 (Monday) - Lecture / Talk
Town Hall Center for Civic Life: Scott Ritter
Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter’s never-before-told story, Iraq Confidential: The Untold Story of the Intelligence Conspiracy to Undermine the UN and Overthrow Saddam Hussein, more...
January 16 (Monday) - Panel / Forum
Poverty Action Summit and March on the Capitol
Join us on January 16, 2006, as we call upon the state legislature and the Governor to make ending poverty a priority. As the number of people living in poverty increases in Washington State, we are urging our lawmakers to support policies that would allow access to opportunity, health and well-being, and work that pays!
January 6 (Friday) - Film / Video
Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies: "FUSE"
"FUSE" (Pjer Zalica, 2003) is honest and entertaining political satire, set in post-war Bosnia. Presentation and discussion on Bosnia with Peter Lippman will follow the film. As the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia unfolds in the Hague, please join us for an evening that promises to be both informative and enjoyable.
December 29 (Thursday) - Workshop / Training
Conscientious Objector Workshop
Holy C.O.W! CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR WORKSHOP. Are you conscientiously OPPOSED TO WAR? Are you concerned that if the draft were reactivated you would have only ten days to prepare your case? Come to a Conscientious Objector Workshop to explore issues of conscience and learn how to build a C.O. file. more...
December 9 (Friday) - Panel / Forum
Human Rights Denied: Occupation and the Attack on International Law
In observance of International Human Rights Day, Dr. Stephen Zunes, professor of Politics and International Studies at San Francisco State University, will speak on international law as it applies to various occupations around the world: Palestine, Iraq, Tibet, Cyprus, and others. Presented by Seattle International Human Rights Coalition and the Forum on International Law and Human Rights. more...
December 4 (Sunday) - Lecture / Talk
Building Our Capacity for Peace: The Gandhian Foundations for Security and Justice with Rjaiv Gora
Rajiv Vor Serves as the Regional Coo. serves as the Asia Regional Coordinator for the Nonviolent Peaceforce. Mr. Vora is a life-long Gandhian who has devoted his life to nonviolent struggle for social justice and reconciliation. He helped develop Nonviolent Peaceforce’s pilot project in Sri Lanka and provides annual training for field team members there. more...
December 3 (Saturday) - Conference
Beyond Bars: The Politics of the Prison Industrial Complex
A conference bringing together a broad range of speakers and presentations to address the increasing incarceration rate in the United States, and its effect on diverse population in our society. Also a commemoration of Dec. 3rd International of Solidarity with Political Prisoners. more...
December 1 (Thursday) - Lecture / Talk
In Their Own Words: Stories of Chimpanzees Rescued from Research
In conjunction with the campaign for a Seattle ban on nonhuman great ape research, BAR-Seattle is pleased to sponsor this presentation. Gloria Grow of the Fauna Foundation sanctuary will share the stories of 15 chimpanzees who were rescued from the Laboratory for Experimental Medicine and Surgery in Primates (LEMSIP). Nancy Megna, former caregiver at LEMSIP and Yerkes National Primate Research Center, will provide a glimpse of what their lives in the laboratory were like. more...
November 29 (Tuesday) - Lecture / Talk
Caught in the (Patriot) Act
Former Seattle Chief of Police Norm Stamper will be speaking at the University of Washington about the controversial USA Patriot Act. The event is will feature a variety of speakers from the Seattle area discussing their personal and professional familiarity with the Act. Sponsoring organizations include the UW ACLU, Muslim Student Association, and Libertarians at the UW. more...
November 20 (Sunday) - Workshop / Training
Paul Kivel and Tools for Change present: Tools for Democratic Social Change
PAUL KIVEL and TOOLS FOR CHANGE INSTITUTE present community workshop on visioning and justice-making. Learn how we can live into the changes we want to make, and sustain ourselves for the long haul. All welcomed. Sliding Scale: $50-$200. Pre-registration required. more...
November 18 (Friday) - Lecture / Talk
Author Paul Kivel speaks on "You Call This a Democracy?"
PAUL KIVEL speaks on his latest book "You Call This a Democracy? Who Benefits, Who Pays and Who Really Decides?" Proceeds benefit Tools for Change Institute. Sliding Scale: $10-$25 more...
November 15 (Tuesday) - Lecture / Talk
Said Hyder Akbar, Come Back to Afghanistan: A California Teenager's Story
At the age of 17, Said Hyder Akbar, turned his life upside down leaving his suburban California life to live in Post-9/11 Afghanistan. When his father returned to the land of his birth to become President Hamid Karzai’s chief spokesman and later governor of Kunar, Hyder joined him. more...
November 12 (Saturday) - Workshop / Training
"Connecting Women For Peace" - A Workshop for Seattle Women who believe peace is possible
"Connecting Women for Peace" is a workshop designed by PEACE X PEACE, a Washington DC-based international women's peace organization. Women will experience and learn how they and women around the world are connecting in new and innovative ways across cultural divides for sustainable peace. more...
November 11 (Friday) - Film / Video
Friday Night At The Meaningful Movies: “THE OIL FACTOR: BEHIND THE WAR ON TERROR”, with filmmaker Gerard Ungerman
Film: "THE OIL FACTOR", with filmmaker Gerard Ungerman (Plan Columbia and Hidden Wars of Desert Storm)
With original footage shot over a four-month period in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan, this controversial film assesses today's dwindling oil reserves and skyrocketing consumption, and examines the link between the oil industry and US foreign policy. Presentation by filmmaker Gerard Ungerman, followed by Q&A and facilitated discussion. more...
November 11 (Friday) - Film / Video
Winter Soldier legendary anti-war film
Nov 11-23 at Northwest Film Forum: Winter Soldier, the legendary anti-war film that documents the famous 1971 gathering of veterans who testified about the atrocities they had witnessed (and, in some cases, committed). More than 30 years later, it's receiving its first theatrical run in Seattle at the non-profit Northwest Film Forum. For more information, please visit http://www.nwfilmforum.org/wintersoldier more...
November 11 (Friday) - Lecture / Talk
Ward Churhill @ SCC
Fresh from the spotlight of national media attention, Ward Churchill discusses the recent controversy, academic freedom and much more. In his lectures and numerous published works, Churchill explores the themes of genocide in the Americas, racism, historical and legal (re)interpretation of conquest and colonization, environmental destruction of Indian lands, government repression of political movements, literary and cinematic criticism, and indigenist alternatives to the status quo. more...
November 10 (Thursday) - Lecture / Talk
Mark Crispin Miller, Fooled Again: How the Right Stole the 2004 Election & Why They'll Steal The Next One Too (If We Don't Stop Them)
Mark Crispin Miller contends that it wasn’t moral values that swung the 2004 Presidential election to the Republicans – it was theft. In his incendiary new book, he argues that the elections were stolen and describes the mind-set among both parties and the media that could permit it to happen again. more...