If you're in Toronto and interested in a progressive perspective on the revolutions in the Middle East, you could learn a lot at either or both of these.
George Galloway speaks on revolution in the Arab world
Monday, March 14
Doors open: 6:15 p.m.
Event begins: 7:00 p.m.
Trinity-St. Paul's Centre
427 Bloor Street West
Tickets: $10 and up, or pay what you can. There are no advance ticket sales; please arrive early to guarantee admission.
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In the first few weeks of 2011, revolutions have swept across the Arab world, toppling dictators in Tunisia and Egypt, and threatening to topple one in Libya. Uprisings are also underway in Bahrain, Yemen, and elsewhere, as people all across the region - including in Saudi Arabia - stand up against tyranny and oppression.
Please join us for this special event to hear long-time anti-war and Palestine solidarity campaigner George Galloway talk about the current situation in the Arab world, and what we can do in Canada to support the Arab peoples' struggle for liberation.
A discussion period will follow Mr. Galloway's speech.
Organized by the Toronto Coalition to Stop the War
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Women, Resistance and Revolution
Revolution is sweeping the Arab world. In Tunisia, Bahrain, Egypt and now Libya, women are playing a central role in these movements. In so doing they are defying stereotypes and inspiring struggles all over the world by showing the possibility of genuine women's liberation. At the same time, the government of Stephen Harper continues to attack women's rights here in Canada. Join the International Socialists for this one-day conference as we examine the roots of women's oppression, why it persists today and what can be done to fight it.
Saturday, March 19, 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
OISE room 4414
252 Bloor St West (St. George Subway)
12-1:15pm: The origins of women's oppression and why it persists
1:30-2:45pm: Women, Islamophobia and revolution in the Middle East
3-4:30pm: The new sexism and how we fight back today
$10 or pay what you can
Organized by the UofT International Socialists
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