Radical Calendar for 2005


Fifth Estate # 368-369, Spring-Summer, 2005

See page 100 for the Fifth Estate “Revolution Everywhere” schedule.

Throughout 2005–The IWW Centenary (1905-2005)

The IWW will be celebrating its first complete century. There are events happening all year throughout the world. Info: centenary@iww.org, 215–222-1905, PO Box 13476, Philadelphia, PA 19101, www.iww.org/projects/centenary

March 18-20–Reclaim Your Health!

A DIY health fair in Detroit, MI to share knowledge and reclaim our bodies with practical workshops and networking. Info: Detroit Health Collective–reclaimyourhealth – at – riseup – dot – net, 313–310-3633, 248–961-4887.

March 18-21–World Says End the War! International Days of Action for Peace and Justice. Info: www.unitedforpeace.org

Global Days of Action to End the Occupation

Global call to action by the European Social Forum and the Canadian Peace Alliance. Info: www.nowar.ca

March 31–Day of action against the coal industry!

Take action to stop mountain top removal and all forms of destructive surface mining. Target governments and corporations that regulate, promote, mine, and burn coal. Info: www.mountainjusticesummer.org

April 8-10–The Global 3 Conference–“Reclaiming Community and Environment.”

University of Cincinnati, OH. Workshops, art, music, free food, and more. Info: cincyglobal@yahoo.com, www.geocities.com/cincyglobal

April 15-17–Protest during the Spring meetings of the World Bank/IMF in Washington, DC.
Info: Mobilization for Global Justice–mgj – at – riseup.net, 202–783-0214, www.globalizethis.org

May 1–Mayday!–You know what to do!

May 6-9–Muddin’ at the Mountain: Natural Building Workshop, Liberty, TN.

Visit www.kleiwerks.com; Call or write Socket (workshop registrar) at 615.563.4397; 247 Sanctuary Lane, Liberty, TN. 37095 email: pinksocket – at – yahoo.com

May 13-15–Rhythm, Ritual, and Revolution Gathering at Pumpkin Hollow, Tennessee

Friday the 13th: “Folk the War” Variety Show and Fifth Estate Birthday Bash; Saturday: Dusk drumming ritual followed by dancing ’til dawn. email: thebarn@pumpkinhollow.net www.pumpkinhollow.net

May 19-29–Hands On Natural Building Workshop at the Sequatchie Valley Institute at Moonshadow near Chattanooga, TN. SVI offers a variety of programs on ecology and sustainable living. Info: mediarights – at – bledsoe.net, 423–949-5922, www.svionline.org

May 21–Montreal’s 6th Annual Anarchist Bookfair. Info: 514–859-9090; anarchistbookfair@taktic.org; http://anarchistbookfair.taktic.org

May 27-30-15th Annual Heartwood Forest Council  “Holding on to Our Heritage, Taking Back our Forests.” Near Oxford, MS. Info: 662–320-6645, wdmounger – at – yahoo.com, 662–236-1456, ann – at – watervalley.com, www.heartwood.org

June 10-12–Weekend of resistance in solidarity with Jeff ‘Free’ Luers.  Solidarity efforts around the globe. Info: www.freefreenow.org, freefreenow – at – mutualaid.org

June 23-26–Food For Life Gathering, Sequatchie Valley Institute at Moonshadow, near Chattanooga, TN. Sessions on organic gardening, permaculture, food preservation, food politics and philosophy. Info: mediarights – at – bledsoe.net; 423–949-5922, www.svionline.org

June 24-26–Born In Flames Conference, Portland, OR.  A gathering addressing sexual assault from a radical perspective with a focus on education, support, and accountability. Info: borninflamesconference – at – yahoo.com

July 4-11–25th Anniversary Earth First! Round River Rendezvous. Gathering in the breathtaking snow-capped Cascadian mountains. Come self sufficient. Make sure to pick up the May/June issue of the Earth First! Journal for full details. Info: ef – at – cascadiarising.org, www.eficascadiarising.org

July 6–Resist the G8–International Day of Action against Globalization and Corporate Greed.  A day of action on the opening day of the G8 Summit at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. Info: www.dissent.org.uk

July 9-17–9th Continental North American Bioregional Congress.  Earthaven Ecovillage, Black Mountain, North Carolina. Info: biocongress2004 – at – earthaven.org, 828–669-7552, www.bioregionalcongress.org

Summer 2005–Feral Visions Green and Black Gathering.  Southern Appalachia, specific dates and location TBA. Info: www.greenanarchy.org/feralvisions, www.wildroots.org

August 26-28–A World Beyond Capitalism Conference, Portland, OR.  Educational discussion and visionary dialogue bridging political theory with non-violent practice. Info: www.lfhniivaaaa.info/awbc.html

September 2-5–Communities Conference, Twin Oaks Community, VA.  A weekend of community building, workshops, networking and exploring communal and cooperative living. Info: 138 Twin Oaks Rd, Louisa VA 23093, 540–894-5126, www.twinoaks.org/conference

For our Fall issue inform us about events beginning in late September. email: fifthestate – at – pumpkinhollow – dot – net; please put “event for calendar” in the subject line.