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Discussion on the Coming Explosive Consequences of Obama’s Interventions in Eastern Europe & the Middle East

Adam Schesch, PhD in the history of comparative guerrilla movements and counterinsurgencies, will discuss how in the past ten years President Obama has handed control of US foreign policy to pro-interventionist hawks. They disregard fundamental underlying factors of conflict such

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Black Lives Matter! – Madison Free Skool series on the History of Black Power Politics in Wisconsin!

Starting Mon, Feb 9th, 6:30 pm (come early for potluck at 6:00 pm) Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative, 426 W. Gilman St What can we learn from earlier struggles in our own state? How did activists challenge systemic racism in the past?

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Book Club Discussion for “Mornings In Jenin”

Join us for an internationally coordinated book club discussion of the novel “Mornings in Jenin” by Susan Abulhawa, activist, poet and founder of Playgrounds for Palestine.  See further information on this project below. Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, Playgrounds for Palestine-Madison,

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Author Rory Fanning Discusses his book, Worth Fighting For: An Army Ranger’s Journey Out of the Military and Across America

7:00 pm, Wed Feb 11 Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative – 426 W. Gilman St. Rory Fanning returned to the United States following two deployments with the 2nd Army Ranger Battalion in Afghanistan. Days before Fanning left the military as a conscientious

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Book Discussion: Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago’s 99%

7:00 pm Wed Nov 12 Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative – 426 W Gilman St Author, Kari Lydersen will discuss her new book – published by Haymarket Books in 2013 and available at Rainbow Bookstore – detailing Rahm Emanuel’s political career and

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Are You What You Eat? – Amazing Adventures in the History of Agriculture!

Join the Madison Free Skool for a six part Fall 2014 community potluck and discussion series at Rainbow Bookstore – Mondays at 6:30 pm through October and November, hosted by John E. Peck of Family Farm Defenders! Does it matter

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Book Discussion Group – Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel

6:30-8:30 pm Sep 11, Sep 17, Oct 1, Oct 15, Nov 5, Nov 19, Dec 3, Dec 17 Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative (426 W Gilman St) In the book Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a

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