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Sydney Anarchist Fair @Jura

Sunday, December 11, 2016 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Jura is pleased to be hosting a day of stalls, music, food, drinks, zines, books, films and more! Come to the anarchist fair day to learn about how local community groups are organising for a better world, and how you can get involved!

Also, it's that time of year when lots of people buy presents for family and friends. If you follow this tradition (whether joyfully or begrudgingly), why not buy a radical book, DVD, poster or t-shirt from Jura? Get great gifts and support your local anarchist space at the same time!

Stalls at the fair day will include:

  • Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation Sydney
  • Friends of the Earth Sydney (newly re-formed!)
  • Jura Books (new books, specials and more)
  • Refugee Art Project
  • Scarlet Alliance
  • Students Supporting Aboriginal Communities
  • Sydney Solidarity Network
  • Take Care zine distro
  • and more…

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MAGRUDERGRIND (USA)+White Male Dumbinance+ShacklΣs+ Controlled+Avian Terror+Morte Lenta

Sunday, August 7, 2016 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

MAGRUDERGRIND plays a punishing hybrid of grindcore, powerviolence and hardcore punk. Formed in 2002 in DC and currently based in Brooklyn, MAGRUDERGRIND combines visceral lyrics with a relentless sonic aesthetic. Owing much to the close-knit global DIY community, the band has toured Europe, Asia, and North & South America.

Playing with:

WHITE MALE DUMBINANCE (Newcastle)

SHACKLΣS (North coast)

CONTROLLED (Sydney)

AVIAN TERROR (Sydney)

MORTE LENTA (Sydney)

$15. From 5pm.

This one could get a little hectic... Be here!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/842851399153215/

Slag Queens, Moonsign, Queer Anne's Revenge, Heart Beach

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

Slag Queens are just three slags trying to get by in the quaint town of Launceston, Tasmania. We play garage punk, pop/poop. Our EP 'sad things you find on the street' is out on Nov 25th.

Moonsign are from Sydney and play dreamy queer electro pop mmmmmmmmmmmm yesss... https://soundcloud.com/moonsignband

HEART BEACH are from Hobart but are gunna be on the mainland touring their LP 'Kiss Your Face'. They play skuzzzzzz pop. Slags love ♥ Beach so it's so great they are playing this giggo.

Queer Anne's Revenge are from Wollongong and play killa queer punk. Fucking awesome.

Big thanks to the Jura Collective for helping us organise this gig and letting us play in their amazing book shop.

Jura has a safer spaces policy (YAY!) and we ask that everyone please make themselves aware either by reading below or checking our their website http://www.jura.org.au/saferspaces

Cheers, SQ - Clairey, Lucy & Gracies xoxox

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Decolonizing Solidarity: Book chat with Clare Land

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Come and hear an introduction to this important book, followed by discussion with the author Clare Land. Based in Melbourne, Clare is a non-Koori activist and researcher who wrote Decolonizing Solidarity based on interviews with Aboriginal people in the southeast of Australia who have pursued land rights, black power and sovereignty, and their supporters. The book draws insights from a wide range of anti-colonial and anti-racist writings and is also grounded in Clare’s own sense of the politics of solidarity developed through her work alongside with Gary Foley (Gumbainggir) and Robbie Thorpe (Gunai/Maar) over the last 15-20 years. The book aims to inspire, support, trouble and give direction to the work of non-Aboriginal people who support Aboriginal struggles. It also speaks to Aboriginal community members who are grappling with the work of nurturing and challenging their supporter base. The book was published by Zed Books (London) and first distributed at the 2015 Anarchist Book Fair in Melbourne. It has found a wide readership amongst anarchists, greenies, teachers, social workers and beyond.

Film: Durruti in the Spanish Revolution

Saturday, November 19, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Jura is pleased to be screening "Durruti in the Spanish Revolution" - the first screening in Australia as far as we know. It's a 60 minute film by Fundacion de Estudios Libertarios Anselmo Lorenzo via Pacific Street Films, based on the book by Abel Paz. Sid will give a brief introduction to the events depicted for those who may not be familiar with them. More importantly, the film has archival footage from the time of Durruti and the working classes of Spain.

Durruti was a major figure in the anarchist movement, from his teenage years, the formation of the affinity groups and on to the greatest revolutionary event in human history – the Spanish Revolution. He always fought for the poor and downtrodden, and against the State, whether of the social democratic, fascist or marxist varieties. In the film you can hear the voice of his wife, and some of his companions.

Jura's Red and Black Forum is showing this film in this, the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Revolution, and also of Durruti's death on the battle front. The questions that these events present us, remain: social revolution or reformism, a world free that develops all human potential or authoritarian domination of all and the destruction of the planet?

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Indigenous Land Defence on Turtle Island

Thursday, October 13, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

Film and discussion! We’ll screen a few short docos from anti-pipeline resistance at Unist’ot’en and Lelu Island. Followed by discussion hosted by a (non-Indigenous) comrade who was recently in Canada. All welcome! Food and drinks by donation.

 

Mexican doco: Watching them die

Monday, September 26, 2016 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm

In conjunction with Ojos De Perro, the makers of the film, an international screening on Mon 26th September of the Mexican documentary "Watching Them Die: The Mexican Army and The Disappeared 43" will be happening at Jura.

It's about the killing and disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa Guerrero (and other thousands of Mexicans through the years) by the Mexican army.

The government has protected the culprits and masked the truth, the journalists are trying to spread their independent work in Mexico and the world.

Doors open at 6:30pm with the screening to start at 7:00pm.

 

Burma Revolutionary Student Collective talk

Sunday, September 11, 2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

The Burma Revolutionary Student Collective from Yangon are on a mission to build a solidarity network with fellow anarchist in Australia.


They will be discussing what they have been doing as a collective since their inception in 2014 during the Democratic Education Movement in Burma.

They are a radical leftist student platform organised by students at the University of Yangon with the aim to create a radical leftist student platform.

Even though they are still a young organisation they have been involved in study clubs, free education center, actions in the Democractice Education Movement, and anti-fascist actions.

This is a rare opportunity to meet with and hear first hand accounts from anarchist in Burma, and to support their mission to create a solidarity network.

They will be accepting donations of all sorts to help set-up their Info Shop and Bar.

Look forward to seeing y'all there.

RSC

 

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