May 3, Sat., café 7 p.m., cabaret 8 p.m.
The Bolshevik Café: Music, stand-up comedy, & spoken word plus display: 50 years of political posters, t-shirts & other left memorabilia. Put the social in socialism, the comic in communism & pizza in the proletariat! Sliding scale admission $5 – $15, food sold separately. At Finn Hall, 1819 10th St. Sponsored by Billie Holiday Collective. Info: (415) 863-6637 or

April 23, Wed., 7 p.m.
The 2008 elections & creating a green economy that works for all. With Lillie Molina (Little Village Environmental Justice Org.), Chicago Sierra Club, & PWW labor editor John Wojcik. Plus short video on global warming & exhibits on home recycling, composting & urban ag. At 3339 S Halsted St. Free. Sponsors: PWW/NM, Dynamic magazine & Workers Education Society. Info: 773-446-9932.

Through April 12
Celebrating Paul Robeson: athlete, artist & activist for justice & world peace

Exhibition from collection of James L. Wheeler: including posters, playbills, books, videotapes & other materials with special section on Robeson in Detroit. At Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery, 33 E. Adams. Info (313) 963-7575.

Paul Robeson Tribute Concert, April 12 (Sat.) 8 p.m. With entertainers William Broyles & sons. Concert at Central United Methodist Church. Special afterglow with entertainers at the Peace Center. Tickets $25 for concert, $40 for concert & afterglow. Reservations & info: (313) 963-7575.

May 3, Sat., 1 – 4 p.m.
Annual May Day picnic. Food, fun, & activities. At 19178 Collinson, Eastpointe (north of Vernier, east of Kelly Rd). Donation: $8. Sponsored by Michigan Friends of the PWW. Info: (313) 262-7294.

May 3, Sat. 9:30 a.m.
16th Annual Hershel Walker Peace & Justice Awards Breakfast. Awardees include Fatemeh Keshavarz, author of Jasmine & Stars: Reading More Than Lolita on Tehran; Robin Wright Jones, State Rep. 63rd Dist.; Roosevelt Braudnax, UNITE-HERE. Keynote speaker, Judith LeBlanc, national organizing coordinator of United for Peace & Justice, on the continuing war on Iraq & the importance of the 2008 elections. At Postal Workers Union Hall, 1717 S. Broadway. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tables are $100. Hosted by MO/KS Friends of the People’s Weekly World. Info, tickets, & program book ad rates contact Tony Pecinovsky at (314) 776-7732 or

Spring Semester – 2008
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1902 E. Irene Vista

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April 12, Sat., 2 p.m.
ARIZONA’S TOURISM WORKERS: EXPLOITATION & EXASPERATION, Presentation & Discussion with Catherine Rourke, labor journalist & Editor of The Sedona Observer. Arizona’s tourism industry generates billions of dollars in profits for hotels, restaurants, resorts & other corporate interests while the workforce includes some of the most underpaid workers who often earn less than minimum wage. What can be done to improve working & living conditions for these workers? Find out the hard facts from someone who once worked in the industry & now writes about it.
April 26, Sat., 2 p.m.
MAY DAY – THE REAL LABOR DAY, Presentation & Discussion with Joe Bernick, Dir.Salt of the Earth Labor College. Did you know that this holiday was born out of the struggle of American workers for the eight-hour day? Learn how the holiday was born, why we lost this holiday, & some ideas on how we can return this holiday to its country of birth.

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