Program 2 Feb - 15 June, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our program at Hotel Harry re-commenced face-to-face on Tuesday 7 July 2020 and will revert to zoom if the physical distancing rules still require that.

We now have use of the Lounge, upstairs at Hotel Harry, Cnr Wentworth Ave & Goulburn St, Surry Hills.

The event starts at the earlier time of 6.00pm. We will finish at 7.30pm or when the last question is answered, whichever comes first.

 

Tuesday 2 February, 2021

US ELECTION: WHERE TO NOW FOR DEMOCRACY AND INTERNATIONALISM?

An Evening with Assoc Prof Ian Bickerton, University of NSW; Dr David Smith, US Studies Centre, University of Sydney.

 

Tuesday 16 February, 2021

PROGRESS CHECK ON STATEMENT FROM THE HEART - VOICE, TREATY, TRUTH

An Evening with Thomas Mayor, National Indigenous Officer, Maritime Union of Australia, and author of Finding the Heart of the Nation, Journey of the Uluru Statement towards Voice, Treaty, Truth.

 

Tuesday 2 March, 2021

THE JULIAN ASSANGE CASE AND WESTERN POLITICAL REPRESSION

Speakers To Be Announced

 

Tuesday 16 March

RESPONDING TO COVID: WHAT ECONOMIC FUTURE?

An Evening with Dr Ben Spies-Butcher, Dept of Sociology, Macquarie University; Dr Michael Beggs, Dept of Political Economy, University of Sydney.

 

Tuesday 6 April, 2021

EASTER - no Politics in the Pub session

 

Tuesday 20 April, 2021

WEST PAPUA: THE INVISIBLE STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM

An Evening with Dr Cammi Webb-Gannon, University of Wollongong; Ronny Kareni, West Papuan advocate and activist.

 

Tuesday 4 May, 2021

LABOR LEADERSHIP: REAL OR IMAGINED?

An evening with David Pink, Young Labor; Anna Sturman, Dept of Political Economy, University of Sydney.

 

Tuesday 18 May, 2021

THE PANDEMIC SKITTLES THE FREE TRADE DOGMA

An evening with Dr Patrica Ranald, Convenor, Australian Fair Trade & Investment Network; Steve Murphy, National Secretary, Australian Manufacturing Workers Union.

 

Tuesday 1 June, 2021

INDIFFERENCE TO SUFFERING: HOW THE WEST SUPPORTS PALESTINIAN SILENCING 

An Evening with Antony Loewenstein, Freelance Journalist, Author and Filmmaker.

 

Tuesday 15 June, 2021

ADVOCATING BOYCOTT / DIVESTMENT / SANCTION IN 2021

An evening with Vivienne Porzsolt, Jews Against the Occupation; Speaker from BDS Australia TBA