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RADICAL RANTS!: James Taylor , Shemama Shelagh Bell-Irving, James Rowe, Mazin al-Nahawi, Bobby Arbess

Sat. June 18th 2016 1830 - 2100 doors at 1800 Copper Owl (No Minors) 1830 - 2100 doors at 1800
By Donation
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RADICAL RANTS!

WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR?
STAND UP! SPEAK UP! SPEAK OUT!

An activist gathering and people's forum
supporting and empowering each other
to raise our voices in critical resistance
featuring engaging speakers, impassioned activists and YOU!
Focused on social environmental economic justice
speaking truth to power,
celebrating our solidarity and having fun all at the same time!

FEATURED RANTERS FOR THE EVENING INCLUDE:
James Taylor
Curve Lake First Nation (Ojibwe), walked across Canada in memory of those who died while in residential schools
"On Being 'Brown' Around Town"

Shemama Shelagh Bell-Irving
Full-time Save Shawnigan Water Activist
"Solutions to End Toxic Dumping Near Shawnigan Lake
(Fighting to protect the water because we have no choice but to get in the way with the truth)"

James Rowe
Buddhist and Assistant Professor, UVic Environmental Studies
"Is a Fear of Death at the Heart of Capitalism?"

Mazin al-Nahawi
Palestinian-Syrian Refugee and Communist Party Member
"The Propaganda of Empire"

Bobby Arbess
Friends of Carmanah Walbran, Aging Activist Story-Teller
"A Comical Tale: A Redneck Stuck in a Meadow"

Anonymous Veteran of War on Terror, Ex-Oil Industry Operative
"Life on the Inside of the Empire"

MORE FEATURED RANTERS TO BE ANNOUNCED

The evening includes a soap box open mic to get you up there,
audience participation activities to get you involved,
and flyer tables to get you informed,
spreading the word, being heard!

This is our forum! All power to the people!

Bring your favourite radical poem and songs to share with us

Obviously, hate speeches of any kind will not be tolerated

Loose theme for the evening: EMPIRE

Wanna be a featured ranter?
Know someone else who should be?
Let us know!

Doors open 6 pm
Show starts 6:30 pm sharp
THIS IS A 19+ EVENT

Sponsored by the Social Environmental Alliance
Cascadia Now
Fightback BC
and the free radical bulletin board

Admission: $5 or pay what you can
(no one tured away due to lack of funds)
All proceeds will go to worthy causes

We acknowledge this event is taking place
on traditional Lekwungen territory
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