Mon, 6 November 2017
Episode 236: We have Sara Falconer & Daniel McGowan back on to talk about the new: 2018 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners calendar.
The calendar is a joint fundraising and educational project between outside organizers in Montreal and Toronto, and three political prisoners being held in maximum-security prisons in New York State: David Gilbert, Robert Seth Hayes and Herman Bell. The initial project was suggested by Herman, and has been shaped throughout the process by all of our ideas, discussions, and analysis. All of the members of the outside collective are involved in day-to-day organizing work other than the calendar, on issues ranging from refugee and immigrant solidarity to community media to prisoner justice. We work from an anti-imperialist, anti-racist, anti-capitalist, feminist, queer and trans positive position.
We are also offering the Calendar for FREE to listeners who purchase a "write political prisoners tote/ 2018 certain days calendar combo" for $15 or who spend over $20 in the Which Side Media Collective Store!
Certain Days Notes:
We are happy to announce that the 2018 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners calendar is available for purchase.
Like in years past, you can buy the calendars in quantities of 10 or more at wholesale price and sell them for more, keeping the difference for your organization, campaign or infoshop. Your group can buy 10 or more copies for the rate of $10 each and then sell them for $15, keeping the difference for your organization. Many campaigns, infoshops and projects do this as a way of raising funds and spreading awareness about political prisoners.
We think you will love this year's calendar as its one of our best yet. This year’s theme is “Awakening Resistance,” and features art and writings by Jesus Barraza, Fight Toxic Prisons, Serena Tang, Andrea Ritchie, Roger Peet, Sophia Dawson, Rasmea Support Committee, EE Vera, Herman Bell, Fernando Marti, Alexandra Valiente, Billie Belo, Arlene Gallone Support Committee, Marius Mason, David Gilbert, UB Topia, April Rosenblum, Design Action Collective, Sundiata Acoli, Crimethinc, Annie Banks, Mutope Duguma, Xinachtli, Zola and more.
The proceeds from Certain Days 2018 will be divided among these groups: Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association (Palestine), Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP) and other groups in need.
Any questions can be sent to email@example.com
The beautiful cover art attached is by Fernando Martí.
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