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Java of the atomic bombs: Homage to Boris Vian.

Sixty years ago, in 1946, French writer Boris Vian has published his most famous book, "Foam of days."

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New stock at Jura - Aug. 6, 2006.

New stock and restocks at Jura Books, as of August 6, 2006.

I am Not a Man I am Dynamite - Nietzsche and the Anarchist Tradition. $21.50
Isadora Speaks: the Writings and Speeches of Isadora Duncan, $14
Direct Action & Sabotage, 3Classic IWW Pamphlets from 1910s, Elizabeth Flynn $17
Surrealist Women, Penelope Rosemont, $26.50
London Years of Rudolf Rocker, $29.50
Accidental Death of an Anarchist - Dario Fo, $20
Anarchism: Arguments for and Against, Albert Meltzer(BIS) $9
Ballad of Robin Hood, (Illustrated book) Colin Ward, $19
Ballad of Santo Caserio, (Illustrated book) C.Ward $19

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David Martinez at Jura.

US independent filmmaker David Martinez has been kind enough to let us organise the preview of his upcoming Iraq war documentary "500 Miles to Babylon," which was completely brill. Hopefully we can promote another screening a little later, but for now, a couple of pics can be found here and there.

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New stock at Jura.

New titles (July 28):
latest Fifth Estate (Spring 2006) $4.50 - with an excellent spread on the Spanish Revolution - yes, this surprised me, too, but there it is & some graphics that I haven't seen before, including of the Mujeres Libres. Only two copies came though, so be quick or cry slowly!
Allotment: its Landscape and structure -$28.50 - anarchist housing in UK
Arcadia for All, The Legacy for a Makeshift $34 - more on housing
Anarchy Comics (back in stock) $4.50
Fellow Worker, the Life of Fred Thompson $13.50 life of an active Wobblie
Join the Resistance! Falling in Love is a Revolutionary Act (Crimethink) (DVD, i think, how can you tell when it doesn't say?)$16

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Three Cheers for the Spanish Revolution!

12,30pm July 19th 2006
outside the Spanish Tourist Bureau 221 Queen Street Melbourne

Some of the locals celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Spanish revolution

"three cheers for the Social revolution"

 

International Justice for Cleaners Day

International Justice for Cleaners Day

Sydney March Thursday June 15

International
Justice for Cleaners Day is marked each year with rallies to bring
attention to the conditions migrant & refugee cleaners face across
the globe.

This thursday 15th June 2006
the LHMU - the cleaners union, are marching with cleaners and community
supporters across Australia in every capital city including Sydney.

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SHOOT THE LENINGRAD COWBOYS: G8 FOR DUMMIES (BY A DUMMY)

WHAT IS THE G8?

The Group of Eight (G8) is an informal organisation that unites some of the world's biggest capitalist states. It has no judicial status, no charter or constitution, no permanent organs, no headquarters. That puts its decisions outside of any sort of democratic control. It's an important "meeting spot" for the world's most powerful leaders to reach consensus amongst themselves which is later imposed on the entire world. It helps form the international solidarity between elites. And quite naturally that leads to the precedence of private and corporate interests over democratic and collective ones, leading to privatisation, deregulation, increased capital mobility and erosion of the populations' control over local economies. It makes the G8 one of the most powerful instruments of the capitalist globalisation and of neoliberal agenda.

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A for Anarchy handouts

Over the last week, some dedicated Juropeans have attended various cinemas to grab people walking in and out of "V for Vendetta" screenings. Why? Because, even though the movie won't tell you, V is an anarchist. 

The A for Anarchy site provided a ready-to-go leaflet that we just had to stick our details on and copy. This is a pretty good example of anarchist organising - from New York to Sydney, sharing information and tactics quickly and without concerns of ownership!

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Pix from the "Can Dialectics Break Bricks" Screening in 2005

Here are some pictures from the Jura Screening of "Can Dialectics Break Bricks", held in 2005. 

You can read a bit about the film at BoPSWikipedia and imdb. Jura has copies in DivX format for about $10.

  

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Upcoming Jura Events!

There are some cool events coming up at Jura very soon. They'll all be posted on on our events calendar as soon as we confirm dtaes. But here are some of the things we're planning...

  • A talk about the upcoming G8 in Russia
  • More film nights - probably "Echo of Jericho"
  • Our 2nd hand book sell-out is still going on... come in and get anarchism on the cheap!
  • A May Day party on 6th May, starting 5pm (come one, come all!)

Remember you're always welcome to come and see what we've got in stock, what we can order for you, or just have a chat about anarchism...anytime!

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