Sunday, April 29, 2007

[Toronto] May 1st: Upping the Anti #4 Launch Party

*Please forward*
Upping the Anti Launch Party

*Celebrate MayDay with Upping the Anti! *

Join us to celebrate the release of Issue 4!
on Tuesday May 1
Smiling Buddha Bar
961 College Street (west of Dovercourt)

Admission: $7 with journal ($5 without journal)

  • Premier viewing of Shway Shway Video Excerpts from a Trip to Lebanon by Sarolta Camp.
  • With DJing from DJ Miss Ruckus and Big Eva Edna
  • And Speaker: Robin Isaacs: Robin Issacs is a long-time queer anarchist who has lived in Toronto for the past 30 years. He has been involved with activists projects such as the anarchist publication 'Kick It Over," the 1988 "Survival Gathering" in Toronto, Anti-Racist Action, Queer Nation, AIDS ACTION NOW!, Limp Fist and the Northeastern Federation of Anarchist Communists.

Come and celebrate the launch of the highly anticipated fourth issue of Upping the Anti: A Journal of Theory and Action.

The Contents of Issue 4 include:
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Editorial: Becoming the Enemy They Deserve - Organizational Questions for a New “New Left”
  • Interview with Robin Isaacs: Living my Life
  • Interview with John Holloway: Against and Beyond the State
  • Interview with Dan Irving: Trans Politics and Anti-Capitalism
  • Richard Day: Walking Away from Failure
  • Carmelle Wolfson & Lesley Wood: Two Dispatches from the World Social Forum
  • Tom Keefer: Six Nations and the Politics of Solidarity
  • Prison Abolition Roundtable with Peter Collins, Emily Aspinwall, Filis Iverson, Sonia Marino, Julia Sudbury, Kim Pate, and Patricia Monture
  • Vancouver Housing Roundtable with Kat Norris, Jill Chettiar, Anna Hunter, and Cecily Nicholson
  • Book Review by Erica Meiners on Angela Davis, Julia Sudbury, and Karlene Faith
  • Book Review by Kimiko Inouye on bell hooks and Amelia Mesa-Bains "Homegrown: Engaged Cultural Criticism".
  • Book Review by Scott Clarke on Sheila Wilmot's "Taking Responsibility Taking Direction: White Anti-Racism in Canada"

There will be drinks, dancing, speeches, raffles and good fun with local Toronto DJ's spinning some good tunes.

For more information about the journal and the launch, please go to
To download the poster for this event, just click here!

See you there!

1 comment:

  1. Oh yeah: and if anybody in Montreal would like a copy of the latest issue, just get in touch:
    Or else watch this blog, and i will post when it becomes available, and also hopefully get some to the Concordia Co-op Bookstore.