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Events

NUCLEAR – The conference: Dismantling the Nuclear Beast: Connecting Local Work to the National Movement, December 1-3, is a symposium organized by the Nuclear Issues Study Group at the University of New Mexico’s Hibben Center in Albuquerque, NM.

Contact: 879-8547; protectnewmexico@gmail.com; https://nuclearnewmexico.com/.

 JUSTICE – The 7th Annual Conference of The Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network will present: Present Past: Time, Memory, & the Negotiation of Historical Justice, December 7-9, at Columbia University in New York City.

Contact: http://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/.

 SEX WORKERS – December 17 is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, events are planned in many cities worldwide.

Contact: http://www.december17.org/.

 ECONOMICS – The Union For Radical Political Economics at the Eastern Economic Association will hold its annual conference January 5-7 in Philadelphia, PA.

Contact: urpe.at.eea@urpe.org; http://urpe.org.

 TORTURE/GUANTANAMO – Witness Against Torture will return to Washington, DC, January 7–14 for the 2018 Fast for Justice, to offer public witness to close Guantanamo, end indefinite detention, and hold torturers accountable.

Contact: New York Catholic Worker, Attn: Witness Against Torture, 55 East Third Street

New York, NY 10003; witnesstorture@gmail.com; http://www.witnessagainsttorture.com/.

 MILITARY BASES – The Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases will be held January 12-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Organized by thirteen peace and justice organizations including CODEPINK, Black Alliance for Peace, and Veterans For Peace.

Contact: http://noforeignbases.org/.

PROGRESSIVES – The annual Pennsylvania Keystone Progressive Summit will be held February 2-3, in Harrisburg. Hundreds of social justice advocates, labor organizers, legislators, bloggers and grassroots activists will come together to advance progressive policy and build the progressive movement.

Contact: 201 Washington St., #534, Reading PA 19601 ; info@keystoneprogress.org; http://www.paprogressivesummit.net/.

 BLACK SOLIDARITY – The 23rd Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University will be held February 8-11.

Contact: PO Box 206471, New Haven, CT 06520; http://www.yale.edu/bsc.

 

MUSIC – The Annual International Folk Alliance Conference & Winter Music Camp will be held February 14-18, in Kansas City, MO.

Contact: 509 Delaware St. #101, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816-221-3655; fa@folk.org; http://www.folkalliance.org/.

 WOMEN – Events are planned worldwide on February 14 for 1 Billion Rising under the theme “Solidarity.”

Contact: http://www.onebillionrising.org/.

 REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH – The Take Root Conference will be held February 23-24, in Norman, OK. The conference aim is to root the fight for reproductive health, rights, and dignity in the struggle for social, racial, political, and economic justice.

Contact: http://take-root.org.

 VIETNAM/VETERANS – Veterans For Peace Annual Tour To Viet Nam will be March 4-21, a 50th Anniversary Commemoration Peace Tour. The tour is a look back at 1968.

Contact: 216 South Meramec Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63105; 314-725-6005; bfp@veteransforpeace.org; http://www.veteransforpeace.org/.

 YOUTH POETRY – Louder Than A Bomb National Symposium, the largest youth poetry festival in the world, through March 9, in Chicago, hosted by Youth Chicago Authors.

Contact: http://youngchicagoauthors.org.

 YOUNG FEMINIST – The 12th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference will be held March 17-19, in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation.

Contact: 1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 801, Arlington, VA 22209; 866-444-3652; nyflc@feminist.org; http://www.feministcampus.org/.

 

LGBTQ – Rainbow Health Ontario hosts Canada’s largest LGBTQ health conference, March 21-24, in Sudbury, Ontario.

Contact: Rainbow Health Ontario, Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne Street, Toronto ON M5A 2S5; 416.324.4100; http://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/conference/.

 SOFTWARE – The LibrePlanet conference will be held March 24-25, in Cambridge, MA. LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation.

Contact: https://www.libreplanet.org.

 LABOR – The Labor Notes Conference will be held April 6-8, in Chicago.

Contact: Labor Notes, 7435 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI, 48210; 313-842-6262; labornotes@labornotes.org; www.labornotes.org.

Books

CHILDRENS – Malala’s Magic Pencil is the first picture book by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoet Kerascoet. It tells Malala’s story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times. Malala hopes the book inspires children to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 BLACK/WHITE/LAWChokehold by Paul Butler demonstrates why current efforts to reform law enforcement will not create lasting change.

Contact: The New Press, 38 Greene Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-629-8802; http://thenewpress.com/.

 ANTIFA – In Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, historian and organizer Mark Bray provides a detailed survey of the full history of anti-fascism from its origins to the present day — the first transnational history of postwar anti-fascism in English.

Contact: 46 John St.; Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718.722.9204; info@mhpbooks.com; https://www.mhpbooks.com.

 CLIMATEDrawdown is based on meticulous research that maps, measures, models, and describes the most substantive solutions to global warming that already exist; collected and published by Project Drawdown.

Contact: 27 Gate 5 Road; Sausalito, CA 94965; info@drawdown.org; http://www.drawdown.org/.

 

GITMOWitnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir, shares the trauma and triumphs of the authors’ time inside America’s most notorious prison.

Contact: Stanford University Press, 500 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063-3199; 650-723-9434; http://www.sup.org/redwoodpress/.

 PALESTINE – In Condition Critical Alice Rothchild writes about the injustices, absurdities, and cruel historical ironies that define Palestinian life on both sides of the Green Line.

Contact: info@justworldbooks.com; http://justworldbooks.com/.

 CODE/WOMENCode Girls by Liza Mundy tells the captivating story of America’s female World War II codebreakers

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

Music / Media

DOMINICAN/WORLD – Irka Mateo’s new album, Vamo a Goza, is a fusion of folk melodies and rhythms from the Dominican countryside – itself a fusion of Afro, Indigenous, and European influences.

Contact: press@irkamateo.com; http://irkamateo.com/.

 

WORLD – Antibalas’ new album Where the Gods Are in Peace and the band is touring through July.

Contact: https://antibalas.com/.

FOLK/ROCK – Dan Bern’s new album Adderal Holiday has been released and Bern is on tour into 2018.

Contact: http://danbern.com/.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

 

NUCLEAR – The conference: Dismantling the Nuclear Beast: Connecting Local Work to the National Movement, December 1-3, is a symposium organized by the Nuclear Issues Study Group at the University of New Mexico’s Hibben Center in Albuquerque, NM.

 

Contact: 879-8547; protectnewmexico@gmail.com; https://nuclearnewmexico.com/.

 

JUSTICE – The 7th Annual Conference of The Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network will present: Present Past: Time, Memory, & the Negotiation of Historical Justice, December 7-9, at Columbia University in New York City.

 

Contact: http://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/.

 

SEX WORKERS – December 17 is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, events are planned in many cities worldwide.

 

Contact: http://www.december17.org/.

 

ECONOMICS – The Union For Radical Political Economics at the Eastern Economic Association will hold its annual conference January 5-7 in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Contact: urpe.at.eea@urpe.org; http://urpe.org.

 

TORTURE/GUANTANAMO – Witness Against Torture will return to Washington, DC, January 7–14 for the 2018 Fast for Justice, to offer public witness to close Guantanamo, end indefinite detention, and hold torturers accountable.

 

Contact: New York Catholic Worker, Attn: Witness Against Torture, 55 East Third Street

New York, NY 10003; witnesstorture@gmail.com; http://www.witnessagainsttorture.com/.

 

MILITARY BASES – The Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases will be held January 12-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Organized by thirteen peace and justice organizations including CODEPINK, Black Alliance for Peace, and Veterans For Peace.

 

Contact: http://noforeignbases.org/.

 

PROGRESSIVES – The annual Pennsylvania Keystone Progressive Summit will be held February 2-3, in Harrisburg. Hundreds of social justice advocates, labor organizers, legislators, bloggers and grassroots activists will come together to advance progressive policy and build the progressive movement.

 

Contact: 201 Washington St., #534, Reading PA 19601 ; info@keystoneprogress.org; http://www.paprogressivesummit.net/.

 

BLACK SOLIDARITY – The 23rd Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University will be held February 8-11.

 

Contact: PO Box 206471, New Haven, CT 06520; http://www.yale.edu/bsc.

 

MUSIC – The Annual International Folk Alliance Conference & Winter Music Camp will be held February 14-18, in Kansas City, MO.

 

Contact: 509 Delaware St. #101, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816-221-3655; fa@folk.org; http://www.folkalliance.org/.

 

WOMEN – Events are planned worldwide on February 14 for 1 Billion Rising under the theme “Solidarity.”

 

Contact: http://www.onebillionrising.org/.

 

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH – The Take Root Conference will be held February 23-24, in Norman, OK. The conference aim is to root the fight for reproductive health, rights, and dignity in the struggle for social, racial, political, and economic justice.

 

Contact: http://take-root.org.

 

VIETNAM/VETERANS – Veterans For Peace Annual Tour To Viet Nam will be March 4-21, a 50th Anniversary Commemoration Peace Tour. The tour is a look back at 1968.

 

Contact: 216 South Meramec Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63105; 314-725-6005; bfp@veteransforpeace.org; http://www.veteransforpeace.org/.

 

YOUTH POETRY – Louder Than A Bomb National Symposium, the largest youth poetry festival in the world, through March 9, in Chicago, hosted by Youth Chicago Authors.

 

Contact: http://youngchicagoauthors.org.

 

YOUNG FEMINIST – The 12th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference will be held March 17-19, in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation.

 

Contact: 1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 801, Arlington, VA 22209; 866-444-3652; nyflc@feminist.org; http://www.feministcampus.org/.

 

LGBTQ – Rainbow Health Ontario hosts Canada’s largest LGBTQ health conference, March 21-24, in Sudbury, Ontario.

 

Contact: Rainbow Health Ontario, Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne Street, Toronto ON M5A 2S5; 416.324.4100; http://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/conference/.

 

SOFTWARE – The LibrePlanet conference will be held March 24-25, in Cambridge, MA. LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation.

 

Contact: https://www.libreplanet.org.

 

LABOR – The Labor Notes Conference will be held April 6-8, in Chicago.

 

Contact: Labor Notes, 7435 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI, 48210; 313-842-6262; labornotes@labornotes.org; www.labornotes.org.

 

 

Books

 

CHILDRENS – Malala’s Magic Pencil is the first picture book by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoet Kerascoet. It tells Malala’s story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times. Malala hopes the book inspires children to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

BLACK/WHITE/LAWChokehold by Paul Butler demonstrates why current efforts to reform law enforcement will not create lasting change.

 

Contact: The New Press, 38 Greene Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-629-8802; http://thenewpress.com/.

 

ANTIFA – In Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, historian and organizer Mark Bray provides a detailed survey of the full history of anti-fascism from its origins to the present day — the first transnational history of postwar anti-fascism in English.

 

Contact: 46 John St.; Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718.722.9204; info@mhpbooks.com; https://www.mhpbooks.com.

 

CLIMATEDrawdown is based on meticulous research that maps, measures, models, and describes the most substantive solutions to global warming that already exist; collected and published by Project Drawdown.

 

Contact: 27 Gate 5 Road; Sausalito, CA 94965; info@drawdown.org; http://www.drawdown.org/.

 

GITMOWitnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir, shares the trauma and triumphs of the authors’ time inside America’s most notorious prison.

 

Contact: Stanford University Press, 500 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063-3199; 650-723-9434; http://www.sup.org/redwoodpress/.

 

PALESTINE – In Condition Critical Alice Rothchild writes about the injustices, absurdities, and cruel historical ironies that define Palestinian life on both sides of the Green Line.

 

Contact: info@justworldbooks.com; http://justworldbooks.com/.

 

CODE/WOMENCode Girls by Liza Mundy tells the captivating story of America’s female World War II codebreakers

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

 

Music / Media

 

DOMINICAN/WORLD – Irka Mateo’s new album, Vamo a Goza, is a fusion of folk melodies and rhythms from the Dominican countryside – itself a fusion of Afro, Indigenous, and European influences.

 

Contact: press@irkamateo.com; http://irkamateo.com/.

 

WORLD – Antibalas’ new album Where the Gods Are in Peace and the band is touring through July.

 

Contact: https://antibalas.com/.

 

FOLK/ROCK – Dan Bern’s new album Adderal Holiday has been released and Bern is on tour into 2018.

 

Contact: http://danbern.com/.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

 

NUCLEAR – The conference: Dismantling the Nuclear Beast: Connecting Local Work to the National Movement, December 1-3, is a symposium organized by the Nuclear Issues Study Group at the University of New Mexico’s Hibben Center in Albuquerque, NM.

 

Contact: 879-8547; protectnewmexico@gmail.com; https://nuclearnewmexico.com/.

 

JUSTICE – The 7th Annual Conference of The Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network will present: Present Past: Time, Memory, & the Negotiation of Historical Justice, December 7-9, at Columbia University in New York City.

 

Contact: http://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/.

 

SEX WORKERS – December 17 is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, events are planned in many cities worldwide.

 

Contact: http://www.december17.org/.

 

ECONOMICS – The Union For Radical Political Economics at the Eastern Economic Association will hold its annual conference January 5-7 in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Contact: urpe.at.eea@urpe.org; http://urpe.org.

 

TORTURE/GUANTANAMO – Witness Against Torture will return to Washington, DC, January 7–14 for the 2018 Fast for Justice, to offer public witness to close Guantanamo, end indefinite detention, and hold torturers accountable.

 

Contact: New York Catholic Worker, Attn: Witness Against Torture, 55 East Third Street

New York, NY 10003; witnesstorture@gmail.com; http://www.witnessagainsttorture.com/.

 

MILITARY BASES – The Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases will be held January 12-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Organized by thirteen peace and justice organizations including CODEPINK, Black Alliance for Peace, and Veterans For Peace.

 

Contact: http://noforeignbases.org/.

 

PROGRESSIVES – The annual Pennsylvania Keystone Progressive Summit will be held February 2-3, in Harrisburg. Hundreds of social justice advocates, labor organizers, legislators, bloggers and grassroots activists will come together to advance progressive policy and build the progressive movement.

 

Contact: 201 Washington St., #534, Reading PA 19601 ; info@keystoneprogress.org; http://www.paprogressivesummit.net/.

 

BLACK SOLIDARITY – The 23rd Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University will be held February 8-11.

 

Contact: PO Box 206471, New Haven, CT 06520; http://www.yale.edu/bsc.

 

MUSIC – The Annual International Folk Alliance Conference & Winter Music Camp will be held February 14-18, in Kansas City, MO.

 

Contact: 509 Delaware St. #101, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816-221-3655; fa@folk.org; http://www.folkalliance.org/.

 

WOMEN – Events are planned worldwide on February 14 for 1 Billion Rising under the theme “Solidarity.”

 

Contact: http://www.onebillionrising.org/.

 

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH – The Take Root Conference will be held February 23-24, in Norman, OK. The conference aim is to root the fight for reproductive health, rights, and dignity in the struggle for social, racial, political, and economic justice.

 

Contact: http://take-root.org.

 

VIETNAM/VETERANS – Veterans For Peace Annual Tour To Viet Nam will be March 4-21, a 50th Anniversary Commemoration Peace Tour. The tour is a look back at 1968.

 

Contact: 216 South Meramec Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63105; 314-725-6005; bfp@veteransforpeace.org; http://www.veteransforpeace.org/.

 

YOUTH POETRY – Louder Than A Bomb National Symposium, the largest youth poetry festival in the world, through March 9, in Chicago, hosted by Youth Chicago Authors.

 

Contact: http://youngchicagoauthors.org.

 

YOUNG FEMINIST – The 12th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference will be held March 17-19, in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation.

 

Contact: 1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 801, Arlington, VA 22209; 866-444-3652; nyflc@feminist.org; http://www.feministcampus.org/.

 

LGBTQ – Rainbow Health Ontario hosts Canada’s largest LGBTQ health conference, March 21-24, in Sudbury, Ontario.

 

Contact: Rainbow Health Ontario, Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne Street, Toronto ON M5A 2S5; 416.324.4100; http://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/conference/.

 

SOFTWARE – The LibrePlanet conference will be held March 24-25, in Cambridge, MA. LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation.

 

Contact: https://www.libreplanet.org.

 

LABOR – The Labor Notes Conference will be held April 6-8, in Chicago.

 

Contact: Labor Notes, 7435 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI, 48210; 313-842-6262; labornotes@labornotes.org; www.labornotes.org.

 

 

Books

 

CHILDRENS – Malala’s Magic Pencil is the first picture book by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoet Kerascoet. It tells Malala’s story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times. Malala hopes the book inspires children to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

BLACK/WHITE/LAWChokehold by Paul Butler demonstrates why current efforts to reform law enforcement will not create lasting change.

 

Contact: The New Press, 38 Greene Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-629-8802; http://thenewpress.com/.

 

ANTIFA – In Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, historian and organizer Mark Bray provides a detailed survey of the full history of anti-fascism from its origins to the present day — the first transnational history of postwar anti-fascism in English.

 

Contact: 46 John St.; Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718.722.9204; info@mhpbooks.com; https://www.mhpbooks.com.

 

CLIMATEDrawdown is based on meticulous research that maps, measures, models, and describes the most substantive solutions to global warming that already exist; collected and published by Project Drawdown.

 

Contact: 27 Gate 5 Road; Sausalito, CA 94965; info@drawdown.org; http://www.drawdown.org/.

 

GITMOWitnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir, shares the trauma and triumphs of the authors’ time inside America’s most notorious prison.

 

Contact: Stanford University Press, 500 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063-3199; 650-723-9434; http://www.sup.org/redwoodpress/.

 

PALESTINE – In Condition Critical Alice Rothchild writes about the injustices, absurdities, and cruel historical ironies that define Palestinian life on both sides of the Green Line.

 

Contact: info@justworldbooks.com; http://justworldbooks.com/.

 

CODE/WOMENCode Girls by Liza Mundy tells the captivating story of America’s female World War II codebreakers

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

 

Music / Media

 

DOMINICAN/WORLD – Irka Mateo’s new album, Vamo a Goza, is a fusion of folk melodies and rhythms from the Dominican countryside – itself a fusion of Afro, Indigenous, and European influences.

 

Contact: press@irkamateo.com; http://irkamateo.com/.

 

WORLD – Antibalas’ new album Where the Gods Are in Peace and the band is touring through July.

 

Contact: https://antibalas.com/.

 

FOLK/ROCK – Dan Bern’s new album Adderal Holiday has been released and Bern is on tour into 2018.

 

Contact: http://danbern.com/.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

 

NUCLEAR – The conference: Dismantling the Nuclear Beast: Connecting Local Work to the National Movement, December 1-3, is a symposium organized by the Nuclear Issues Study Group at the University of New Mexico’s Hibben Center in Albuquerque, NM.

 

Contact: 879-8547; protectnewmexico@gmail.com; https://nuclearnewmexico.com/.

 

JUSTICE – The 7th Annual Conference of The Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network will present: Present Past: Time, Memory, & the Negotiation of Historical Justice, December 7-9, at Columbia University in New York City.

 

Contact: http://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/.

 

SEX WORKERS – December 17 is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, events are planned in many cities worldwide.

 

Contact: http://www.december17.org/.

 

ECONOMICS – The Union For Radical Political Economics at the Eastern Economic Association will hold its annual conference January 5-7 in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Contact: urpe.at.eea@urpe.org; http://urpe.org.

 

TORTURE/GUANTANAMO – Witness Against Torture will return to Washington, DC, January 7–14 for the 2018 Fast for Justice, to offer public witness to close Guantanamo, end indefinite detention, and hold torturers accountable.

 

Contact: New York Catholic Worker, Attn: Witness Against Torture, 55 East Third Street

New York, NY 10003; witnesstorture@gmail.com; http://www.witnessagainsttorture.com/.

 

MILITARY BASES – The Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases will be held January 12-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Organized by thirteen peace and justice organizations including CODEPINK, Black Alliance for Peace, and Veterans For Peace.

 

Contact: http://noforeignbases.org/.

 

PROGRESSIVES – The annual Pennsylvania Keystone Progressive Summit will be held February 2-3, in Harrisburg. Hundreds of social justice advocates, labor organizers, legislators, bloggers and grassroots activists will come together to advance progressive policy and build the progressive movement.

 

Contact: 201 Washington St., #534, Reading PA 19601 ; info@keystoneprogress.org; http://www.paprogressivesummit.net/.

 

BLACK SOLIDARITY – The 23rd Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University will be held February 8-11.

 

Contact: PO Box 206471, New Haven, CT 06520; http://www.yale.edu/bsc.

 

MUSIC – The Annual International Folk Alliance Conference & Winter Music Camp will be held February 14-18, in Kansas City, MO.

 

Contact: 509 Delaware St. #101, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816-221-3655; fa@folk.org; http://www.folkalliance.org/.

 

WOMEN – Events are planned worldwide on February 14 for 1 Billion Rising under the theme “Solidarity.”

 

Contact: http://www.onebillionrising.org/.

 

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH – The Take Root Conference will be held February 23-24, in Norman, OK. The conference aim is to root the fight for reproductive health, rights, and dignity in the struggle for social, racial, political, and economic justice.

 

Contact: http://take-root.org.

 

VIETNAM/VETERANS – Veterans For Peace Annual Tour To Viet Nam will be March 4-21, a 50th Anniversary Commemoration Peace Tour. The tour is a look back at 1968.

 

Contact: 216 South Meramec Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63105; 314-725-6005; bfp@veteransforpeace.org; http://www.veteransforpeace.org/.

 

YOUTH POETRY – Louder Than A Bomb National Symposium, the largest youth poetry festival in the world, through March 9, in Chicago, hosted by Youth Chicago Authors.

 

Contact: http://youngchicagoauthors.org.

 

YOUNG FEMINIST – The 12th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference will be held March 17-19, in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation.

 

Contact: 1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 801, Arlington, VA 22209; 866-444-3652; nyflc@feminist.org; http://www.feministcampus.org/.

 

LGBTQ – Rainbow Health Ontario hosts Canada’s largest LGBTQ health conference, March 21-24, in Sudbury, Ontario.

 

Contact: Rainbow Health Ontario, Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne Street, Toronto ON M5A 2S5; 416.324.4100; http://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/conference/.

 

SOFTWARE – The LibrePlanet conference will be held March 24-25, in Cambridge, MA. LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation.

 

Contact: https://www.libreplanet.org.

 

LABOR – The Labor Notes Conference will be held April 6-8, in Chicago.

 

Contact: Labor Notes, 7435 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI, 48210; 313-842-6262; labornotes@labornotes.org; www.labornotes.org.

 

 

Books

 

CHILDRENS – Malala’s Magic Pencil is the first picture book by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoet Kerascoet. It tells Malala’s story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times. Malala hopes the book inspires children to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

BLACK/WHITE/LAWChokehold by Paul Butler demonstrates why current efforts to reform law enforcement will not create lasting change.

 

Contact: The New Press, 38 Greene Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-629-8802; http://thenewpress.com/.

 

ANTIFA – In Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, historian and organizer Mark Bray provides a detailed survey of the full history of anti-fascism from its origins to the present day — the first transnational history of postwar anti-fascism in English.

 

Contact: 46 John St.; Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718.722.9204; info@mhpbooks.com; https://www.mhpbooks.com.

 

CLIMATEDrawdown is based on meticulous research that maps, measures, models, and describes the most substantive solutions to global warming that already exist; collected and published by Project Drawdown.

 

Contact: 27 Gate 5 Road; Sausalito, CA 94965; info@drawdown.org; http://www.drawdown.org/.

 

GITMOWitnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir, shares the trauma and triumphs of the authors’ time inside America’s most notorious prison.

 

Contact: Stanford University Press, 500 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063-3199; 650-723-9434; http://www.sup.org/redwoodpress/.

 

PALESTINE – In Condition Critical Alice Rothchild writes about the injustices, absurdities, and cruel historical ironies that define Palestinian life on both sides of the Green Line.

 

Contact: info@justworldbooks.com; http://justworldbooks.com/.

 

CODE/WOMENCode Girls by Liza Mundy tells the captivating story of America’s female World War II codebreakers

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

 

Music / Media

 

DOMINICAN/WORLD – Irka Mateo’s new album, Vamo a Goza, is a fusion of folk melodies and rhythms from the Dominican countryside – itself a fusion of Afro, Indigenous, and European influences.

 

Contact: press@irkamateo.com; http://irkamateo.com/.

 

WORLD – Antibalas’ new album Where the Gods Are in Peace and the band is touring through July.

 

Contact: https://antibalas.com/.

 

FOLK/ROCK – Dan Bern’s new album Adderal Holiday has been released and Bern is on tour into 2018.

 

Contact: http://danbern.com/.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

 

NUCLEAR – The conference: Dismantling the Nuclear Beast: Connecting Local Work to the National Movement, December 1-3, is a symposium organized by the Nuclear Issues Study Group at the University of New Mexico’s Hibben Center in Albuquerque, NM.

 

Contact: 879-8547; protectnewmexico@gmail.com; https://nuclearnewmexico.com/.

 

JUSTICE – The 7th Annual Conference of The Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network will present: Present Past: Time, Memory, & the Negotiation of Historical Justice, December 7-9, at Columbia University in New York City.

 

Contact: http://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/.

 

SEX WORKERS – December 17 is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, events are planned in many cities worldwide.

 

Contact: http://www.december17.org/.

 

ECONOMICS – The Union For Radical Political Economics at the Eastern Economic Association will hold its annual conference January 5-7 in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Contact: urpe.at.eea@urpe.org; http://urpe.org.

 

TORTURE/GUANTANAMO – Witness Against Torture will return to Washington, DC, January 7–14 for the 2018 Fast for Justice, to offer public witness to close Guantanamo, end indefinite detention, and hold torturers accountable.

 

Contact: New York Catholic Worker, Attn: Witness Against Torture, 55 East Third Street

New York, NY 10003; witnesstorture@gmail.com; http://www.witnessagainsttorture.com/.

 

MILITARY BASES – The Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases will be held January 12-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Organized by thirteen peace and justice organizations including CODEPINK, Black Alliance for Peace, and Veterans For Peace.

 

Contact: http://noforeignbases.org/.

 

PROGRESSIVES – The annual Pennsylvania Keystone Progressive Summit will be held February 2-3, in Harrisburg. Hundreds of social justice advocates, labor organizers, legislators, bloggers and grassroots activists will come together to advance progressive policy and build the progressive movement.

 

Contact: 201 Washington St., #534, Reading PA 19601 ; info@keystoneprogress.org; http://www.paprogressivesummit.net/.

 

BLACK SOLIDARITY – The 23rd Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University will be held February 8-11.

 

Contact: PO Box 206471, New Haven, CT 06520; http://www.yale.edu/bsc.

 

MUSIC – The Annual International Folk Alliance Conference & Winter Music Camp will be held February 14-18, in Kansas City, MO.

 

Contact: 509 Delaware St. #101, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816-221-3655; fa@folk.org; http://www.folkalliance.org/.

 

WOMEN – Events are planned worldwide on February 14 for 1 Billion Rising under the theme “Solidarity.”

 

Contact: http://www.onebillionrising.org/.

 

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH – The Take Root Conference will be held February 23-24, in Norman, OK. The conference aim is to root the fight for reproductive health, rights, and dignity in the struggle for social, racial, political, and economic justice.

 

Contact: http://take-root.org.

 

VIETNAM/VETERANS – Veterans For Peace Annual Tour To Viet Nam will be March 4-21, a 50th Anniversary Commemoration Peace Tour. The tour is a look back at 1968.

 

Contact: 216 South Meramec Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63105; 314-725-6005; bfp@veteransforpeace.org; http://www.veteransforpeace.org/.

 

YOUTH POETRY – Louder Than A Bomb National Symposium, the largest youth poetry festival in the world, through March 9, in Chicago, hosted by Youth Chicago Authors.

 

Contact: http://youngchicagoauthors.org.

 

YOUNG FEMINIST – The 12th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference will be held March 17-19, in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation.

 

Contact: 1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 801, Arlington, VA 22209; 866-444-3652; nyflc@feminist.org; http://www.feministcampus.org/.

 

LGBTQ – Rainbow Health Ontario hosts Canada’s largest LGBTQ health conference, March 21-24, in Sudbury, Ontario.

 

Contact: Rainbow Health Ontario, Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne Street, Toronto ON M5A 2S5; 416.324.4100; http://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/conference/.

 

SOFTWARE – The LibrePlanet conference will be held March 24-25, in Cambridge, MA. LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation.

 

Contact: https://www.libreplanet.org.

 

LABOR – The Labor Notes Conference will be held April 6-8, in Chicago.

 

Contact: Labor Notes, 7435 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI, 48210; 313-842-6262; labornotes@labornotes.org; www.labornotes.org.

 

 

Books

 

CHILDRENS – Malala’s Magic Pencil is the first picture book by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoet Kerascoet. It tells Malala’s story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times. Malala hopes the book inspires children to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

BLACK/WHITE/LAWChokehold by Paul Butler demonstrates why current efforts to reform law enforcement will not create lasting change.

 

Contact: The New Press, 38 Greene Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-629-8802; http://thenewpress.com/.

 

ANTIFA – In Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, historian and organizer Mark Bray provides a detailed survey of the full history of anti-fascism from its origins to the present day — the first transnational history of postwar anti-fascism in English.

 

Contact: 46 John St.; Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718.722.9204; info@mhpbooks.com; https://www.mhpbooks.com.

 

CLIMATEDrawdown is based on meticulous research that maps, measures, models, and describes the most substantive solutions to global warming that already exist; collected and published by Project Drawdown.

 

Contact: 27 Gate 5 Road; Sausalito, CA 94965; info@drawdown.org; http://www.drawdown.org/.

 

GITMOWitnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir, shares the trauma and triumphs of the authors’ time inside America’s most notorious prison.

 

Contact: Stanford University Press, 500 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063-3199; 650-723-9434; http://www.sup.org/redwoodpress/.

 

PALESTINE – In Condition Critical Alice Rothchild writes about the injustices, absurdities, and cruel historical ironies that define Palestinian life on both sides of the Green Line.

 

Contact: info@justworldbooks.com; http://justworldbooks.com/.

 

CODE/WOMENCode Girls by Liza Mundy tells the captivating story of America’s female World War II codebreakers

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

 

Music / Media

 

DOMINICAN/WORLD – Irka Mateo’s new album, Vamo a Goza, is a fusion of folk melodies and rhythms from the Dominican countryside – itself a fusion of Afro, Indigenous, and European influences.

 

Contact: press@irkamateo.com; http://irkamateo.com/.

 

WORLD – Antibalas’ new album Where the Gods Are in Peace and the band is touring through July.

 

Contact: https://antibalas.com/.

 

FOLK/ROCK – Dan Bern’s new album Adderal Holiday has been released and Bern is on tour into 2018.

 

Contact: http://danbern.com/.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

 

NUCLEAR – The conference: Dismantling the Nuclear Beast: Connecting Local Work to the National Movement, December 1-3, is a symposium organized by the Nuclear Issues Study Group at the University of New Mexico’s Hibben Center in Albuquerque, NM.

 

Contact: 879-8547; protectnewmexico@gmail.com; https://nuclearnewmexico.com/.

 

JUSTICE – The 7th Annual Conference of The Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network will present: Present Past: Time, Memory, & the Negotiation of Historical Justice, December 7-9, at Columbia University in New York City.

 

Contact: http://centerforjustice.columbia.edu/.

 

SEX WORKERS – December 17 is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, events are planned in many cities worldwide.

 

Contact: http://www.december17.org/.

 

ECONOMICS – The Union For Radical Political Economics at the Eastern Economic Association will hold its annual conference January 5-7 in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Contact: urpe.at.eea@urpe.org; http://urpe.org.

 

TORTURE/GUANTANAMO – Witness Against Torture will return to Washington, DC, January 7–14 for the 2018 Fast for Justice, to offer public witness to close Guantanamo, end indefinite detention, and hold torturers accountable.

 

Contact: New York Catholic Worker, Attn: Witness Against Torture, 55 East Third Street

New York, NY 10003; witnesstorture@gmail.com; http://www.witnessagainsttorture.com/.

 

MILITARY BASES – The Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases will be held January 12-14, Baltimore, Maryland. Organized by thirteen peace and justice organizations including CODEPINK, Black Alliance for Peace, and Veterans For Peace.

 

Contact: http://noforeignbases.org/.

 

PROGRESSIVES – The annual Pennsylvania Keystone Progressive Summit will be held February 2-3, in Harrisburg. Hundreds of social justice advocates, labor organizers, legislators, bloggers and grassroots activists will come together to advance progressive policy and build the progressive movement.

 

Contact: 201 Washington St., #534, Reading PA 19601 ; info@keystoneprogress.org; http://www.paprogressivesummit.net/.

 

BLACK SOLIDARITY – The 23rd Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University will be held February 8-11.

 

Contact: PO Box 206471, New Haven, CT 06520; http://www.yale.edu/bsc.

 

MUSIC – The Annual International Folk Alliance Conference & Winter Music Camp will be held February 14-18, in Kansas City, MO.

 

Contact: 509 Delaware St. #101, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816-221-3655; fa@folk.org; http://www.folkalliance.org/.

 

WOMEN – Events are planned worldwide on February 14 for 1 Billion Rising under the theme “Solidarity.”

 

Contact: http://www.onebillionrising.org/.

 

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH – The Take Root Conference will be held February 23-24, in Norman, OK. The conference aim is to root the fight for reproductive health, rights, and dignity in the struggle for social, racial, political, and economic justice.

 

Contact: http://take-root.org.

 

VIETNAM/VETERANS – Veterans For Peace Annual Tour To Viet Nam will be March 4-21, a 50th Anniversary Commemoration Peace Tour. The tour is a look back at 1968.

 

Contact: 216 South Meramec Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63105; 314-725-6005; bfp@veteransforpeace.org; http://www.veteransforpeace.org/.

 

YOUTH POETRY – Louder Than A Bomb National Symposium, the largest youth poetry festival in the world, through March 9, in Chicago, hosted by Youth Chicago Authors.

 

Contact: http://youngchicagoauthors.org.

 

YOUNG FEMINIST – The 12th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference will be held March 17-19, in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation.

 

Contact: 1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 801, Arlington, VA 22209; 866-444-3652; nyflc@feminist.org; http://www.feministcampus.org/.

 

LGBTQ – Rainbow Health Ontario hosts Canada’s largest LGBTQ health conference, March 21-24, in Sudbury, Ontario.

 

Contact: Rainbow Health Ontario, Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne Street, Toronto ON M5A 2S5; 416.324.4100; http://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/conference/.

 

SOFTWARE – The LibrePlanet conference will be held March 24-25, in Cambridge, MA. LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation.

 

Contact: https://www.libreplanet.org.

 

LABOR – The Labor Notes Conference will be held April 6-8, in Chicago.

 

Contact: Labor Notes, 7435 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI, 48210; 313-842-6262; labornotes@labornotes.org; www.labornotes.org.

 

 

Books

 

CHILDRENS – Malala’s Magic Pencil is the first picture book by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoet Kerascoet. It tells Malala’s story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times. Malala hopes the book inspires children to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

BLACK/WHITE/LAWChokehold by Paul Butler demonstrates why current efforts to reform law enforcement will not create lasting change.

 

Contact: The New Press, 38 Greene Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-629-8802; http://thenewpress.com/.

 

ANTIFA – In Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, historian and organizer Mark Bray provides a detailed survey of the full history of anti-fascism from its origins to the present day — the first transnational history of postwar anti-fascism in English.

 

Contact: 46 John St.; Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718.722.9204; info@mhpbooks.com; https://www.mhpbooks.com.

 

CLIMATEDrawdown is based on meticulous research that maps, measures, models, and describes the most substantive solutions to global warming that already exist; collected and published by Project Drawdown.

 

Contact: 27 Gate 5 Road; Sausalito, CA 94965; info@drawdown.org; http://www.drawdown.org/.

 

GITMOWitnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir, shares the trauma and triumphs of the authors’ time inside America’s most notorious prison.

 

Contact: Stanford University Press, 500 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063-3199; 650-723-9434; http://www.sup.org/redwoodpress/.

 

PALESTINE – In Condition Critical Alice Rothchild writes about the injustices, absurdities, and cruel historical ironies that define Palestinian life on both sides of the Green Line.

 

Contact: info@justworldbooks.com; http://justworldbooks.com/.

 

CODE/WOMENCode Girls by Liza Mundy tells the captivating story of America’s female World War II codebreakers

 

Contact: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com.

 

 

Music / Media

 

DOMINICAN/WORLD – Irka Mateo’s new album, Vamo a Goza, is a fusion of folk melodies and rhythms from the Dominican countryside – itself a fusion of Afro, Indigenous, and European influences.

 

Contact: press@irkamateo.com; http://irkamateo.com/.

 

WORLD – Antibalas’ new album Where the Gods Are in Peace and the band is touring through July.

 

Contact: https://antibalas.com/.

 

FOLK/ROCK – Dan Bern’s new album Adderal Holiday has been released and Bern is on tour into 2018.

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Contact: http://danbern.com/.