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Announcement :: Human Rights
The Take // Feb 22
21 Feb 2006
Free Screening: The Take
7pm, Wednesday, February 22, 2006

at the Lucy Parsons Center
549 Columbus Ave (in the South End)

http://www.thetake.org/

All they want is to re-start the silent machines. But this simple act - The Take - has the power to turn the globalization debate on its head.

In suburban Buenos Aires, thirty unemployed auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory, roll out sleeping mats, and refuse to leave.




Upcoming Films:


March 1 – Fistful Of Dynamite


In Mexico at the time of the Revolution, Juan, the leader of a bandit family, meets Sean Mallory, an IRA explosives expert on the run from the British. Seeing Sean's skill with explosives, Juan decides to persuade him to join the bandits in a raid on the great bank of Mesa Verde. Sean in the meantime has made contact with the revolutionaries, and intends to use his dynamite in their service.


March 8 – Bullet For The General

El Chuncho's bandits rob arms from a train, intending to sell the weapons to Elias' revolutionaries. They are helped by one of the passengers, Bill Tate, and allow him to join them, unware he is an assassin working for the Mexican government.



Radical Film Night at the Lucy Parsons Center
Every Wednesday night at 7pm
Always Free


Questions-Comments about the film series, contact films(-at-)lucyparsons.org


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ABOUT LPC
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+++ Where are we?

Lucy Parsons Center
549 Columbus Avenue
Boston's South End
Telephone: 617.267.6272
Email: lucyparsons (at) tao.ca
Web: http://www.lucyparsons.org/

+++ Directions

By train/public transportation: Take the Orange Line to the Mass Ave. stop, or the Green "E" line to the Symphony stop. Walk south on Mass Ave for a minute or two. Go left onto Columbus Avenue for 1-1/2 blocks. Lucy Parsons Center will be on the left.

By bus:Take the #1 Dudley/Mass Ave bus to the corner of Columbus Avenue and Mass Ave. Walk east on Columbus Avenue 1-1/2 blocks. Lucy Parsons Center will be on the left.

By car, from Storrow Drive:Exit at Copley. Go left at the light, onto Arlington Street. Continue approximatley five blocks until Columbus Avenue. Go right onto Columbus Avenue for approximately eight blocks. Lucy Parsons Center will be on your right. If you reach Mass Ave, you've gone one block too far.

From I-93 N or S:Take the Storrow Drive exit. Continue 1-2 minutes on Storrow and exit at Copley. Go left at the light, onto Arlington Street. Continue approximatley five blocks until Columbus Avenue. Go right onto Columbus Avenue for approximately eight blocks. Lucy Parsons Center will be on your right. If you reach Mass Ave, you've gone one block too far.

+++ What are we?

The Lucy Parsons Center, Boston's collectively run radical bookstore features an extensive selection of radical books and magazines, internet access, space for talks and meetings, and free movies Wednesday nights. Located at 549 Columbus Avenue in the South End the store is just down from Mass Ave and easily reached from the Mass Ave and Symphony T stations and the #1 bus. Regular store hours Mon-Fri 12-9pm Weekends 12-6.

+++ Volunteer

Volunteering at LPC isn't just about donating your labor. All of the Lucy Parsons Center volunteers contribute to all aspects of running the store and can take part in all decisions in how it's run. If you know anything about grant writing, web design, or any other skills you think would be useful, or if you just want to be part of this great radical project, please email Pete at petestid (at) yahoo.com

+++ Use our space for radical stuff

One of the most important aspects of the Lucy Parsons Center is providing a community meeting place for radical activities. If you want to host an event, please send an email to Rebecca at rebeccabatchelder (at) yahoo.com. Make sure to give enough notice so that we can approve the event at our bimonthly meetings.

If you have a group that needs a space to have regular meetings, just come to the bookstore and fill out a space request form. Again, make sure to allow time for approval by the collective.

+++ Donate MONEY!

We need support to help ensure the Lucy Parsons Center continues to grow and be an important resource for the community. Donations can be made in the form of cash, check or credit cards. Please call the store for more info. If you don't have a lot, don't worry, even donating the change of your purchase can make a difference.


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Anarchists are Ultra-Stalinists
21 Feb 2006
While I have nothing but admiration for the workers who took over factories in Argentina, the liberal/anarchist directors of this film don't want them to "take" power on a national and global scale, because they hate the working class and are afraid of workers power. Like stalinists who believe in "socialism in one country", the ultra-stalinist anarchists want socialism in one or a few factories. Real world experience shows that this solves none of the problems facing the Argentinian workers. Anarchists are ultra-stalinists.
Re: The Take // Feb 22
21 Feb 2006
hahahahhaha anarchists are stalinists. what an absurd claim. that is so unbelievably laughable that i dont even feel the need to refute it. and this coming from a trotskyist. ha!
Re: The Take // Feb 22
21 Feb 2006
Stop the sectarian nonsense! The workers in Argentina don't care about your ideology.