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    Rally to Stop the Execution of Mumia-Abu Jamal—Toronto Nov 9th

    On November 9, the U.S. Third Circuit Court in Philadelphia will hear oral arguments concerning whether Mumia Abu-Jamal, a black journalist and political prisoner who has been on death row for 28 years, should be executed or given a new sentencing trial. If the court rules against Mumia he could soon be executed. Come to a rally to demand Mumia’s freedom on Tuesday, November 9, 6 pm, U.S. Consulate
    360 University Ave, between Dundas St. and Queen St. For more info please contact the November 9 Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    PDF of the poster is available here.

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    UTA #10 Launch Party—Toronto

    Note New Location: Please join us on Thursday May 20th, 2010 at Cinecycle—129 Spadina (south of Richmond St, down the alley) at 8pm to celebrate the launch of Upping the Anti #10. $10 at the door (includes new issue) no one turned away for lack of funds. Subscribers get in free.

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    The “I (heart) Alt Media” party

    What: The “I (heart) Alt Media” party
    When: Thursday March 25th @ 9pm
    Where: Cinecycle 129 Spadina Avenue,
    Near Queen and Spadina
    Who: Featuring woot-woot-artists like Garbageface, John Rose,
    Anand Rajaram, Kay Pettigrew, Bob Wiseman, D’bi Young,
    and DJ Nick Red & DJ B#
    Why: Because you love alt media

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    Toronto launch of “You Don’t Play with Revolution: the Montreal Lectures of CLR James”.

    Please join us on Monday, February 1st at 7pm at the anitafrika dub theatre (62 Fraser St) in Toronto for the launch of “You Don’t Play with Revolution: the Montreal Lectures of CLR James” a collection of eight never-before-published lectures by the celebrated Marxist cultural critic CLR James, delivered during his stay in Montreal in 1967 and 1968. Ranging in topic from Marx and Lenin to Shakespeare and Rousseau to Caribbean history and the Haitian Revolution, these lectures demonstrate the staggering breadth and clarity of James’ knowledge and interest.

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    Workers Without Bosses - Speaking Tour

    The popular response to the Argentine economic crisis of December 2001 and lessons for us in Canada - a Québec and Ontario speaking tour presented by the Union Communiste Libertaire (UCL) and Common Cause.

    From 18 January to 12 February, a militant from the anarchist organization Red Libertaria (Argentina) will travel to different cities in Quebec and Ontario to talk about this subject. He will discuss different forms of resistance developed by the Argentine people to counter the effects of the crisis such as retaking factories and creating self-managed cooperatives. He will also discuss the involvement of anarchists in these different struggles.

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    UTA #9 Launch Event in Hamilton—Wednesday, January 13th 7pm

    On Wednesday, January 13th 7pm @ the Skydragon Center (27 King William St Hamilton) join us for the a Launch Event for Upping the Anti: A Journal of Theory and Action #9

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    Story Ideas for UTA 11

    We are currently looking for story ideas for UTA 11, which will be released in October of 2010. If you have an idea for a story, interview, roundtable, or book review you would like to see published in our journal, please send us a one page pitch by June 16th, 2009.

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    Launch Party

    Issue #9 of Upping the Anti is being launched in Toronto at the Concord Cafe: 937 Bloor St. West (at Bloor and Ossington) on Thursday Nov 19th, 2009.