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International

International May Day Brigade Cuba

Call for the 10th International May Day Brigade

April 27 to May 10

The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples and its travel Agency Amistur Cuba S.A, invites you to participate in the 10th edition of the international brigade, on the occasion of the international workers’ day.

In addition to the voluntary work, participants will visit places of historical and social interest, receive lectures about our reality, and will have the possibility to exchange with representatives of different social and political organizations, they may exchange with Cuban workers and unionists and visit Playa Giron, where for the first time in Latin America imperialism received its first defeat in less than 72 hours.

The Brigade will take place in the provinces of Havana, Artemisa and Matanzas (Playa Giron). The same will lead the participants a better understanding of the current Cuban reality, in the midst of transformations that are carried out in Cuba, as part of the update of the economic model of our Socialist project.

To view and/or save full program click here.


International Solidarity Affair (ISA) – Philippines

April 27 - May 6

The International Solidarity Affair (ISA) is an annual gathering of workers, trade-union activists, labor rights advocates, friends and supporters of the working class from all global regions. It is hosted annually by Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) labor center. 2015 is the 31st year of the International Solidarity Affair (ISA).

Theme: Workers and Peoples Unite: Fight Neoliberal Attacks on Wages and Trade-union Rights

See here for more information.

 




Adelaide

May Day March – Fight For Your Rights

Saturday May 2
10:30am for 11:00am start
Torrens Parade Grounds to Light Square

Guest speakers

Live music with SA’s own Babylon Burning

Food, drink, stalls and fun for the kids

For more info visit maydaysa.com.au or facebook.com/samayday


May Day Workers Memorial

Sunday May 3 
10:00am
Black Diamond Cnr, Port Adelaide

Followed by a gathering at
The Semaphore Workers Club, 93 Esplanade, Semaphore



Brisbane

International Workers’ Day

Tuesday April 28 
10:00am
Emma Miller Place, Roma Street, Brisbane

Mourn for the Dead – Fight for the Living

Special guest including Gilda Chacon

Queensland Council of Unions

More information: Facebook

 



Perth

Politics in the Pub – Spying on us

Wednesday April 15
6:00 - 8:00pm
43 Below Bar and Restaurant, Perth

Join the discussion about Kojarena, the most powerful and least known US base in Australia. What has changed in Kojarena in the last 20 years?

Speakers:

  • Jo Vallentine – Former Greens Federal Senator and long time peace activist
  • Elizabeth Hulm – CPA WA branch President

Free entry Organised by the Communist Party of Australia, CPA WA branch

For more information: perth@cpa.org.au or 0419 812 872


March on May Day – Show Abbott Enough is Enough!

Sunday May 3 
From 10:30am
March at 12 noon
Freemantle Esplanade

Our rights and hard won conditions are under attack!

Be part of history – Join the March!!

Free: Kiddy rides, music, stalls, events, BBQ, drinks...

See flyer.

CFMEU WA – Construction Union



Sydney

Welcome Refugees rally and march

Sunday April 19
1:00pm
Belmore Park near Central Station

Close Manus – Close Nauru

Peace – No Racism

For further information phone Ian Rintoul 0417 275 713

Rally info bit.ly/RefugeeRally2015


Port Jackson Discussion Hour – What’s wrong with the ANZAC commemoration?

Tuesday April 28
(please not change of date)

5:30pm
74 Buckingham St, Surry Hills

CPA Port Jackson Branch invites comrades and friends to join us.

Introduced by Comrade Denis

Enquiries: Hannah 0418 668 098


The Annual Sydney May Day Toast

Friday May 1
6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Workers, Level 1, 292 Darling St, Balmain

Live music, food and refreshments

$50 per person

For enquiries & to book 02 9881 5999 or cdelprat@unionsnsw.org.au


May Day Rally

Sunday May 3
Assemble 11:00am
Town Hall

Celebrate the International Workers Day!


Port Jackson Discussion Hour – Where did Australian manufacturing go & why?

Tuesday May 5
5:30pm
74 Buckingham St, Surry Hills

CPA Port Jackson Branch invites comrades and friends to join us.

Introduced by Comrade Steve

Enquiries: Hannah 0418 668 098


Port Jackson Discussion Hour – Why you should be afraid of the TPP

Tuesday May 19
5:30pm
74 Buckingham St, Surry Hills

CPA Port Jackson Branch invites comrades and friends to join us.

Introduced by Comrade Streve

Enquiries: Hannah 0418 668 098


Port Jackson Discussion Hour – Should Aborigines be included in the Constitution?

Tuesday June 2
5:30pm
74 Buckingham St, Surry Hills

CPA Port Jackson Branch invites comrades and friends to join us.

Introduced by Comrade Hannah

Enquiries: Hannah 0418 668 098


Port Jackson Discussion Hour – The US military pivot revisited

Tuesday June 16
5:30pm
74 Buckingham St, Surry Hills

CPA Port Jackson Branch invites comrades and friends to join us.

Introduced by Comrade Hannah

Enquiries: Hannah 0418 668 098


Politics in the Pub

Thursday
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Harold Park Hotel, Cnr Wigram Rd & Ross St, Glebe

visit: www.politicsinthepub.org.au
email: odl_bradley@pacific.net.au (Charles Bradley)
phone: 02 9692 0005 (Charles Bradley)


 


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