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(en) US, NYC, RAT #4 - a new world in our hearts - mayday schedule of events

Date Mon, 16 May 2005 21:53:18 +0300

To: a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Subject: US, NYC, RAT #4 - a new world in our hearts - mayday schedule of events

- thursday, april 28th
horizontalism in argentina
4:00pm ­5:30pm
A conversation of the current autonomous movements
in Argentina, including specific discussions on topics
such as power and how the movements are similar, or
not, to anarchist concepts and visions. Time's Up
beehive collective
5:00pm ­7:00pm
A popular education on the subject of globalization
and presentation of their Plan Puebla Panama Poster.
Washington Square Park (the rain location would be
close by in an NYU building)
afropunk film screening
6:00pm ­8:00pm
Afro-Punk, a 66-minute documentary, explores race
identity within the punk scene. More than your typical
"black history month" documentary this film tackles
the hard questions, such as issues of loneliness, exile,
inter-racial dating and black power. Time's Up
bicycle repair workshop
6:00pm -8:00pm
Ideally for a more intermediate skill level, but all are
welcome. In this gathering, folks can work on their
own bikes, with the guidance of volunteers.
Time's Up
folk punk / punk show
7:30pm ­10:30pm
With Defiance Ohio, The Good Good, Bent Outta
Shape. 141 South 5th St. Apt. 1SE in Williamsburg,
Brooklyn (Btwn. Bedford & Driggs)
postering with visual resistance
10:30pm ­12:30pm
Explore the spaces where art and activism interact
and help develop a visual language for political action.
Bring posters/flyers/other supplies. Will meet after
Punk Show in Williamsburg
zapatista summer 2005
7:00pm ­ 8:30pm
Peter Brown will discuss Zapatista Summer 2005, an
opportunity for interested people to live & learn in the
autonomous, indigenous Zapatista communities of the
Mexican SE. Bluestockings

- friday, april 29th
direct action training
10:15am ­ 1:15pm
St. Mark's Church Outside (if it's nice) Indoors (if it
brooklyn freeschool presentation & free-
schooling workshop
12:15pm ­ 1:15pm
A talk about the genesis and status of the Brooklyn
Free School, what free schooling is, and why it
might be a good idea. Free schooling is a radical
educational philosophy/practice that allows kids
to pursue their passions without forcing them into
"learning" anything. ABC No Rio
how anarchists can network better
1:30pm ­ 2:30pm
In this facilitated discussion we will be attempting
to analyze the concept of networking as it applies
to our struggle. We will look to the many ways
that we already engage in networking projects and
brainstorm ways that anarchist networking can be
more effective. ABC No Rio
supporting political prisoners
1:30pm ­ 2:30pm
A workshop that covers why anarchists should be
engaged in prisoner support and how to do it.
St. Mark's Church
counter-biotech for biodemocracy
2:45 pm ­4:15pm
A multimedia workshop to educate and inform the
general public as well as dedicated activists about
the hazards of corporate biotech and the possibility
of ecological alternatives. ABC No Rio
security culture
2:45pm- 3:45pm
Tactics that the police and FBI use to catch activists
committing "crimes" and how activists can avoid
getting caught. St. Mark's Church

food not bombs
3:30pm ­ 4:30pm
Tompkins Square Park
advanced security culture
4:30pm ­ 5:45pm
This is not a regular history of COINTELPRO, or
basic security stuff (e.g. don't blab to people). No
this is more about the next step. How to investigate
sketchy folks, how to use codes in an easy way,
how to search for microphones and bugging equip-
ment, how to use computer security, how to do a
real vouched for meeting, etc. St. Mark's Church
anarchism & mayday
5:00pm ­ 6:30pm
Discussion on the history of Mayday from a new
anarchist perspective. ABC No Rio
proposed alternatives to the state
7:00pm ­ 8:30pm
Workshop based on Wayne Price's work in writing
a book (now circulating among various publishers)
The Abolition of the State: Anarchist and Marxist
Perspectives. Bluestockings
critical mass
Union Square, Tompkins Square Park, Washington
Square Park
friday night party
8:00pm ­ Late
With bands Guadalupe, Guns Fire Mayhem, Latter-
man, Luminescent Orchestra, Majesty, and the The
Rude Mechanicals Orchestra. Dick Shay Space

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- saturday, april 30th
puppetmaking in our hearts!
10:00 am ­1:30pm
We will make puppets! Time's Up Downstairs
how i became teenage vegan anarcha-feminist
10:30 am ­11:45am
This is a multimedia, discussion-oriented workshop about
how the struggles for feminism and animal liberation are
inextricably tied together. Time's Up
reclaim the sex!
11:00 am ­12:15pm
A hands-on, clothes-on workshop where we will brain-
storm, dream, and practice some skills for DOING IT.
Topics that will come up: Communications strategies,
health & harm reduction, sex radicalism, and diy sex toys,
and a genderfuck anatomy chart unlike your sixth grade
health class! 6th Street Community Center
the really really free market
12:00pm ­Dusk
A open-air bazaar and celebration, where we will dis-
card capitalist notions of interaction and have fun trying
new models of exchange. Swap goods, share skills, give
presents, eat food, hang out, dance, sing and have fun
--all for free! St. Mark's Church Outside
mountaintop removal
12:00 pm ­1:30pm
Workshop on Mountain Justice Summer, playing a short
(10min) film, speaking, and questions. Time's Up
men's group anti-sexist workshop
12:30 pm ­1:30pm
A space for people identifying as experiencing patriarchal
privilege to discuss how we perpetuate & participate in
that sexist system, & how we can stop doing so. 6th
Street Community Center
stencil making
12:30pm ­1:30pm
A hands-on workshop with Visual Resistance. St. Mark's
Church Outside
bathos (swim motherfucker!)
2:00pm ­ 4:00pm
Mayday Polar Bears Club! Crash some as of yet unnamed
public fountain en masse & in our skivvies, 'cause to us a
new world in our hearts begins with the transformation of
the boring but beautiful places we are supposed to just
look at but not touch! Meet at St. Mark's Church
soil, seperation, & state
2:30pm ­3:30pm
Development & the impact of "Making the Desert Bloom"
in the context of the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Beyond camels, coffee, & carpets, Israel's Bedouin minor-
ity has been divided by geopolitics & tribalism, and is
striving to withstand the forceful currents of urbanization
& modernization. 6th Street Community Center
anarchist soccer
2:30pm ­ 4:30pm
Meet at St. Mark's Church and head over to East River
an introduction to computer security
2:30pm ­3:30pm
Covering authentication issues, if you can trust the com-
puter you are using, network security, and a case study
as an example. Pre-requisite for "Towards a Trusted
Computing Environment." Time's Up
towards a trusted computing environment
3:45pm ­4:45pm
Some basics of computers leading into a workshop on
Knoppix which is a step towards a trusted computing
environment --where would this could be used, what it is,
why Knoppix, how to run Knoppix, and a demo. We will
hand out cds with Knoppix so that people can begin to
apply what they learned. Pre-requisite: "An Introduction
to Computer Security." Time's Up
walking on the edge of insanity
3:45pm ­5:15pm
As radical political activists and folks living on the fringes
the conventional social system, what does it mean within
our extended anti-authoritarian community for someone
to be "mentally ill" or struggling with traditional labels
such as "clinical depression," "bipolar disorder," or
"schizophrenia"? 6th Street Community Center
beginner's welding
4:00 pm ­7:0 0pm
Learn basic metalwork, welding, and hopefully build
mutant bike! Time's Up Downstairs
anarchism in america (a pacific street film)
5:00 pm ­7:00pm
A colorful & provocative survey of anarchism in America,
the film attempts to dispel popular misconceptions & trace
the historical development of the movement. The film
features rare archival footage & interviews with significant
personalities in anarchist history as well as live perform-
ance footage of the Dead Kennedys. Time's Up
resistance in palestine
5:30pm ­ 6:30pm
An informal discussion with a Palestinian activist who lives
in Palestine about the history and forms of resistance in
Palestine. 6th Street Community Center
night show
7:30pm ­ 12:00pm
with Seth Tobocman, Bread & Roses, Leftover Crack,
Ryan Harvey. Time's Up
19th annual squatters mayday celebration
11:00 am
Free music and arts festival. Tompkins Square Park
no more nuclear excuses for war!
March at Noon; 2pm Rally
March and rally sponsored by Abolition Now! &
United for Peace & Justice. Assemble near UN
at 1st Avenue from 50th St North. March at
Noon; 2pm rally in Heckshire Ballfields, Central Park
(SW corner, near Columbus Circle, 62nd St off CPW)
make the road by walking
Workers in Action March & Celebration will be
stopping at particular targets to give them hell
and end in the park with music, food, entertainment.
301 Grove St at Knickerbocker Av. L to
MYRTLE-WYCKOFF & walk two blocks SW or J to
walk two blocks SE
rally: unite, fight back, jobs, not war, bring
the troops home now.
Sponsored by NY Area Million Worker March,
Troops Out Now Coalition. Union Square (4/5/6, L
N/R to 14th St, Union Square)
can the earth charter & the un millennium
goals become a world con-
stitution & bill of rights?
Platform with Lisel Burns. Followed by the
film, "Thirst," which examins water conflicts on 3 con
tinents. Free. At The Brooklyn Society for
Ethical Culture, Meeting House Main Hall, 53 Prospe
Pk West (Btwn. 1st & 2nd Streets), Park Slope, Brooklyn.
celebration of pete seeger & the abraham lincoln brigade
Along with "The Lives & Times of the Lincoln
Brigade," a musical revue written & performed by
members of San Francisco Mime Troupe and MC
Henry Foner. Skirball Center for the Performin
Arts, 60 Washington Sq South. Tix: 212-674-5552
demand mayor bloomberg hear tenant concerns!
2:00pm ­3:00pm
Protest at Bloomberg's house! Sponsored by Met
Council on Housing. 17 E 79th St (btw 5th &
Madison Ave).

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