Events Nationwide

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

San Anselmo,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
 
San Francisco,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Haymarket Books & Lannan Foundation are proud to present:A conversation with Ali Abunumah & Max BlumenthalThe Future of Palestine The movement for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against the State of Israel has taken major strides recently in the United States. With divestment votes moving forward on campuses across the country, and votes to boycott Israeli institutions passed by the American Studies Association and other organizations, discussions of the movement and its objectives have entered the mainstream.
San Francisco,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Winner of the Rigoberta Menchú Grand Prix at the 2013 Montreal First Peoples Festival, "Gold Fever" is a hard-hitting documentary about the destructive and exploitative impacts of transnational mining in Guatemala.
Berkeley,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
  In August 2012, mineworkers in one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days later the police used live ammunition to brutally suppress the strike, killing 34 and injuring many more. Using the point of view of the Marikana miners, Miners Shot Down follows the strike from day one, showing the courageous but isolated fight waged by a group of low-paid workers against the combined forces of the mining company Lonmin, the ANC government and their allies in the National Union of Mineworkers.
Oakland,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 7:30pm
  by Craig Rosebraugh
San Jose,
CA
April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm
  "America -- they're coming for you next." The Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United ruling marked a seismic shift in how America's elections are fought and financed. Speakers: Tia Lessin & Carl Deal, Filmmakers
San Rafael,
CA
April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
On the modern battlefield, religion both enables and constrains military operations. This is true not only for insurgents and terrorists, motivated by radical religious ideals, but also for professional soldiers, for whom religion is a constant feature of the military landscape. Religion influences the selection of targets, the timing of attacks, the zeal with which units execute their mission and the ability of soldiers to face the challenge of war.
Berkeley,
CA
April 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  The event will address the impact of money in politics and corporate constitutional rights on the American political system, featuring Mayor Gayle McLaughlin of Richmond, award-winning political scientist Paul Pierson, Jeff Clements, bestselling author of Corporations Are Not People, and Jim Forbes of WolfPAC.
Palo Alto,
CA
April 24, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  One of the best ways to help people understand the challenges we face, is with a movie that can grab an audience and move them to action. And this movie will do exactly that. Robert Reich Narrator, Star Former Sec’y of Labor / Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, UC Berkeley "Inequality for All" is a documentary film directed by Jacob Kornbluth. The film examines widening income inequality in the United States.
Sacramento,
CA
April 25, 2014 - 6:30pm
  The Healthcare Movie, a documentary that compares the Canadian and the US healthcare systems. Producers Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg will lead a discussion after the film.