Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Winter Pride Mini Queer Between the Covers

Tuesday, February 27 at 12 PM – 4 PM Concordia University’s EV Atrium (the building glued on to the metro; you can enter via the metro or Guy though the official address is 1515 Saint-Catherine St W) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/914229078746543/   As part of Concordia University’s first Winter Pride//Fierté en Hiver celebration, QBtC is holding a mini bookfair ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Hamilton Anarchist Bookfair: March 3rd and 4th

The Hamilton Anarchist Bookfair – Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4, 2018 – takes place at Westdale Secondary School (700 Main St. W. MAP) Easily accessible from the 403 and a quick bus ride from MacNab Terminal in the downtown Hamilton area. At the bookfair there is dozens of booksellers, zinesters, distributors and organizing groups ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Organizing the lumpenproletariat: Cliques and communists in Berlin during the Weimar Republic – Eve Rosenhaft (repost)

During the Weimar Republic, popular anxieties about the state of society became focused on a field of problems in which youth, political radicalism and a general brutalisation of social and political relations were assumed to be directly linked with one another in peculiarly threatening ways. Read the rest of this post on the original site ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Reality has a surprising amount of detail (repost)

My dad emigrated from Colombia to North America when he was 18 looking looking for a better life. For my brother and I that meant a lot of standing outside in the cold. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Reality has a surprising amount of detail

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The Terrifying Rise of Alt-Right Fight Clubs (repost)

Anastasia Yankova, a Russian model-turned-mixed martial artist who has appeared in a Nike commercial, was a month away from her professional debut when she took to Instagram to post a cartoon of Adolph Hitler. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The Terrifying Rise of Alt-Right Fight Clubs

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: 5 Ways to Support FL Prisoners Going on Strike Tomorrow (repost)

Tomorrow, prisoners across the state of Florida plan to launch a work strike against prison slavery, high canteen prices, and to fully return parole – among other demands. Read the rest of this post on the original site at 5 Ways to Support FL Prisoners Going on Strike Tomorrow

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Florida Prisoners Are Laying It Down (repost)

During early 2018 prisoners across Florida are gonna “laydown” in nonviolent protest of the intolerable conditions in Florida’s prisons. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Florida Prisoners Are Laying It Down

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Florida Prisoners Set to Begin Strike (repost)

Inmates at Florida state prisons prepared to strike Monday to protest brutal living conditions and their work for little or no pay. The strike, which has been coordinated between 10 prisons in the state, is expected to last one month or longer. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Florida Prisoners ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Florida Prisoners Are Preparing to Strike Against Unpaid Labor (repost)

People incarcerated throughout the state of Florida are planning a January 15 work stoppage to protest their conditions, and they say they are prepared to continue the protest for more than a month. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Florida Prisoners Are Preparing to Strike Against Unpaid Labor

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The lower your social class, the ‘wiser’ you are, suggests new study (repost)

There’s an apparent paradox in modern life: Society as a whole is getting smarter, yet we aren’t any closer to figuring out how to all get along. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The lower your social class, the ‘wiser’ you are, suggests new study

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: January 20, Buffalo: Looking at the US White Working Class Historically book release

WHEN: 7pm, Saturday, January 20, 2017 WHERE: Burning Books, 420 Connecticut Street, Buffalo facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/285475215308257/ Can White People Be Organized Against Racism? A Multi-Racial and Multi-Generational Approach: Launch party for David Gilbert’s Looking at the U.S. White Working Class Historically with Naomi Jaffe, co-founder of New York State Prisoner Justice Network and former member of the Weather Underground; Jerome Wright, ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: January 11 in Baltimore: Freedom For Political Prisoners Night!

WHERE: Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 30 W North Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 WHEN: Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 7:30 PM – 9 PM facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/314088142424187/ Join us as we launch the 2018 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar! Former political prisoner and Real News Network producer and host Eddie Conway, former ELF political prisoner and Certain Days collective member Daniel McGowan, ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Bitcoin, a commentary (repost)

When this commentary was broadcast at the beginning of my radio show at noon, Pacific time, December 21, bitcoin was trading at about $15,600. It had a bad Friday, losing almost a quarter of its value, bottoming out at $11,858, before recovering to $14,267 as I’m posting this. Read the rest of this post on ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Say NO to the New Package Restrictions in NYS Prisons

We need your help! NYS DOCCS is piloting a new program that will harm people in prison and their loved ones. This change in policy will harm our editors as well as 52,000 other people imprisoned in New York State. Beginning in January 2018, people at Greene, Green Haven and Taconic Correctional Facilities will no ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Kersplebedeb End of Year Sale!

At leftwingbooks.net there is currently a 50%+ sale on almost all Kersplebedeb Publications, until the end of the year! This combines with the free shipping in North America for orders of over $50 You can check it out at https://www.leftwingbooks.net/salehttps://www.leftwingbooks.net/sale — please take a moment to let your friends know too!

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The challenges of being trans, male, and homeless in Montreal (repost)

Getting an apartment is a rite of passage for thousands of Canadians in their late teens and early 20s, but for Esteban Torres, a 21-year-old trans man living in Montreal, signing the lease on his three-room apartment earlier this year was especially sweet. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: «Je ne céderai pas à La Meute et à la haine», dit Gabrielle Bouchard, nouvelle présidente de la Fédération des femmes du Québec (repost)

La présidente de la Fédération des femmes du Québec (FFQ) n’entend pas reculer devant ses critiques, à la suite d’une chronique dénonçant le fait qu’une personne transgenre dirige le principal organisme représentant les femmes au Québec. Read the rest of this post on the original site at «Je ne céderai pas à La Meute et ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Conservative party leadership advisor helped create anti-Islam organization (repost)

A senior member of Andrew Scheer’s leadership team helped create an anti-Islam organization during his campaign to lead the Conservative Party. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Conservative party leadership advisor helped create anti-Islam organization

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Immigrants ciblés par une vaste fraude (repost)

La Sûreté du Québec a mis au jour un vaste stratagème frauduleux dans des agences de placement qui exploitaient des immigrants vulnérables, en plus de priver le gouvernement de sommes importantes. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Immigrants ciblés par une vaste fraude

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Book Review: Marx & Engels on Colonies (repost)

This book is a reprint of a 1972 study pack by the Communist Working Circle, which contains quotes from Karl Marx and Frederick Engels on the question of the split between workers in the imperialist countries and the colonized nations. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Book Review: Marx & ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: DECEMBER 15TH: AGAINST PRISONS, RACISM AND REPRESSION! A Certain Days calendar and Kersplebedeb book launch

(français suivra) DECEMBER 15TH: AGAINST PRISONS, RACISM AND REPRESSION! A Certain Days calendar and Kersplebedeb book launch Friday December 15th at 6pm QPIRG Concordia (Suite 204, 1500 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O, metro Guy Concordia) facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/852941834867368/ This will be a triple launch, of: * the 2018 Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar * political prisoner David ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Austerity Apparatus Book Launch, Ottawa November 25!

Join us for a book release and discussion of J. Moufawad-Paul’s new book Austerity Apparatus in room 307 of University of Ottawa’s GSAED Building at 5pm on November 25th! Austerity Apparatus is an excursion through a variety of concepts surrounding capitalist crisis and class struggle. Written as a series of interconnected meditations on the problematic ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Nov. 25 + Nov. 26: Expozine 2017!

Saturday Nov. 25 / samedi le 25 novembre, de 11h00 à 18h00 Sunday Nov. 26 / dimanche le 26 novembre, de 11h00 à 18h00 Église Saint-Denis, 454 Laurier E. ( accessible entry/ en fauteuil roulant 5050 Berri ) Gratuit – Free   Avec plus de 250 éditeurs à Expozine 2017, c’est l’occasion exceptionnelle de plonger ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Lancement du calendrier Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners

jeudi le 7 décembre de 17h30 à 19h30 à L’Euguélionne, librairie féministe 1426 Beaudry, Montreal, Quebec facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/136421840349229/ * This event will be in French, with whisper translation into English. Please scroll down for English information* On vous invitent au lancement montréalais du calendrier Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners 2018: Awakening Resistance Le calendrier Certain Days ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The war between Vietnamese fishermen and the KKK signaled a new type of white supremacy (repost)

It was shrimping season in Texas, and things were getting ugly. In the late 1970s and early 80s, a group of Vietnamese refugees had fled a humanitarian crisis at home and legally resettled in the Galveston Bay area. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The war between Vietnamese fishermen and ...