Information About Tenth Gathering

When/Where: Tuesday, October 2, at 6:00 PM at The Commons Brooklyn (388 Atlantic Ave., 2nd floor)

For our tenth gathering, we will be talking about direct action against the Israeli Occupation of Palestine. We will be viewing Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi’s 5 Broken Cameras (2011).

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Additional Suggested Readings (if you have the time):

General Background Information on Palestine/Israel:

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Information About Ninth Gathering

When/Where: Tuesday, September 25, at 6:00 PM at The Commons Brooklyn (388 Atlantic Ave., 2nd floor)

For our ninth gathering, we will be talking about radical mental health as direct action. We will be viewing Ken Paul Rosenthal’s Crooked Beauty (2010).

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Additional Suggested Readings (if you have the time):

Information About Eighth Gathering

When/Where: Tuesday, September 11 (or as the right wing anti-immigrant racists call it, Patriot Day), at 6:00 PM at The Commons Brooklyn (388 Atlantic Ave., 2nd floor)

For our eighth gathering, we will be talking about occupation as direct action, looking at the MST, the Landless Workers Movement of Brazil. Like us, they occupy the land as their primary form of direct action. We will be viewing The Landless Movement of Brazil by Edson Costa.

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Additional Suggested Readings (if you have the time):

Readings About Other Cases of Occupation as Direct Action in Brazil:

Information About Seventh Gathering

When/Where: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM at The Commons Brooklyn (388 Atlantic Ave., 2nd floor)

For our seventh gathering, we will be focusing on restorative justice (community accountability) as a form of direct action. We will be viewing a series of short videos detailing restorative justice practices.

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Additional Suggested Readings (if you have the time):