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Internationalist Books and Community Center is Moving!

Internationalist Books is moving and we need your help!

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Internationalist Books and Community Center has been an invaluable part of our community since 1981. We are moving from our current location on Franklin St to Carrboro. Our new space will give us a better ability to host programs, projects and events, and make us better able to keep Internationalist strong and growing into the future. This move is a huge undertaking, and a huge leap of faith. We need our community’s support to make this move successful. Please donate whatever you can to pay for the costs of renovations, new bookshelves and furniture, and to help us weather the financial impact of a big move and establish ourselves firmly in our new home. We also want to invite our community to help with workdays in the new space, help us spread the word, and help us with a vision for our new space and the amazing ways our work can grow through this move.

This opportunity has presented itself in a way where we had to seize the moment quickly, so we’ll be announcing big fundraising events in the near future. In the meantime, there are lots of ways to donate and help us spread the word!

Internationalist Books is Moving! Fundraising Page on EverRibbon

You can make donations through our PayPal

This would be an excellent time to join us as a Sustaining Member!

If you’d like to help us in other ways, like donating materials, helping with workdays, or hosting a fundraiser, please be in touch! You can email us at ibooks@internationalistbooks.org.

 

Reading Group June 16: Local Struggles against Gentrification

Reading Group: Local Struggles against Gentrification
Monday, June 16, 7 pm, at Internationalist Books

We will be discussing the article “How Do We Fight Gentrification?” detailing the struggle against the Greenbridge development that took place in Chapel Hill’s Northside Neighborhood between 2007 and 2011. From this specific case study, we will pan back to more the more general questions implied by the article’s title.

Everyone is invited. Come by Internationalist Books to pick up a copy of Rolling Thunder #11, in which this article appears.
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Presentation by Author of A Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Monday, June 9th
7:00pm
Discussion with Heather Houskeeper, author of A Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Mountains-to-Sea TrailDSCF0835-marsh blue violet

We have the book in stock now! Come check it out, and join us for this informative conversation!

The book is a backpacker’s practical guide to identifying and harvesting edible and medicinal plants found along the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, complete with recipes to transform them into delicious backcountry meals and snacks.

For more info: http://www.thebotanicalhiker.blogspot.com/

Until The Rulers Obey, Presentation and Discussion May 22

Thursday, May 22, 7:00pm

Social movements across Latin America powered a huge wave of change at the turn of the 21st century. The new book, ”Until the Rulers Obey: Voices From Latin American Social Movements” brings together more than 70 interviews from long-silent or silenced groups: indigenous peoples, the rural and urban poor, youth, workers, women, and LGBT communities; leaders, organizers, and activists from 15 countries. Please join co-editors Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein in dialogue about what these movements represent and what we can learn from them.

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“This is the book we’ve been waiting for,” Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein say of Until the Rulers Obey. “Anyone interested in the explosion of social movements in Latin America—and the complex interplay between those forces and the “Pink Tide” governments—should inhale this book immediately,” say the noted filmmaker (The Take) and author (The Shock Doctrine).

June 11 International Day of Solidarity with Marie Mason, Eric McDavid and All Long-Term Eco & Anarchist Prisoners

June 11 International Day of Solidarity with Marie Mason, Eric McDavid and All Long-Term Eco & Anarchist Prisoners

In Defiance of the State, In Defense of the Wild

Join us across the Triangle the week of June 11 for events supporting Marie & Eric, celebrating resistance and eco-defense, and opposing prisons and the world that creates them. marie_eric_2011

 

 

 

 

 

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