Zaps – September 2009
CLIMATE JUSTICE ACTIONS
Come participate with Mobilization for Climate Justice in these upcoming events
September 14 to November 30, across North America: Climate Justice Speaking Tour / New Voices on Climate Change, www.globaljusticeecology.org/newvoices.php
September 18-20, in Richmond, California: MCJ West Coast Convergence camp, fair, and skillshares, west.climateconvergence.org
September 20-25, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Three Rivers Climate Convergence camp and fair & protests at the International Coal Conference, 3rivers.actforclimatejustice.org; AND numerous climate actions during the G-20 Summit protests, www.g20media.org, www.resistg20.org, www.organizepittsburgh.org …
October 12, around the world: International Day of Action in Defense of Mother Earth and in Defense of Indigenous Rights, www.ienearth.org
October 24, around the world: Day of Action on atmospheric carbon, www.350.org
November 30, around the world: Mass non-violent civil disobedience over corporate stymied climate solutions on the 10-year anniversary of the WTO shutdown in Seattle and in advance of crucial UN climate talks the following week, www.actforclimatejustice.org; full activation of Climate Pledge of Resistance – CPR for the Planet, beyondtalk.net
December 7-18, Copenhagen, Denmark, and worldwide: NO FALSE SOLUTIONS! Direct actions and creative resistance are encourages in opposition to the disastrous corporate agenda that is expected to dominate this significant UN climate conference (COP-15), www.climate-justice-action.org, www.actforclimatejustice.org, www.risingtidenorthamerica.org, climateimc.org/en
Contact: Lawrence Hill Books, 814 N. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60610; 800-888-4741; Contact: Ohio University Press, 19 Circle Dr., The Ridges, Athens OH 45701; 740-593-1154; www.ohioswallow.com.
RACISM - The representation of Muslims as animals in news, political cartoons, and talk radio is analyzed in At War with Metaphor: Media, Propaganda, and Racism in the War on Terror, by Erin Steuter and Deborah Wills.
Contact: Lawrence Hill Books, 814 N. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60610; 800-888-4741; Contact: Lexington Books, 4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 200, Landham, MD 20706; 800-462-6420; [email protected]; www.lexingtonbooks.com.
RESISTERS - The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan by Dahr Jamail is a comprehensive study of the today’s military resisters and dissent within the ranks of world’s most powerful military, documenting the fight for justice inside the belly of the beast.
Contact: Lawrence Hill Books, 814 N. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60610; 800-888-4741; Contact: Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618; 773-583-7884; [email protected]; www.haymarketbooks.org.
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