Tonight, A Room of Ones Own bookstore hosts Ellen Bravo, author of “Again and Again,” a novel that takes on issues from sexual violence on campus to the male domination of politics. This is at 6pm at the bookstore, 315 West Gorham Street. More info at roomofonesown.com.
Tonight is “We Can Live Without Gold; We Can’t Live Without Water,” a dialogue with Salvadoran Community Organizer Claudia Castro. El Salvador faces looming water shortages, a historic decision on mineral mining laws and a public health crisis linked to decades of industrial export agriculture. This is at 6:30pm at the Madison College Downtown, 211 North Carroll Street, Room D240. More info at wnpj.org.
Tomorrow is “No More Toxic Taters,” an informational picket and leaflet in conjunction with a National Day of Action to expose McDonalds’ procurement of potatoes from RD Offutt, the largest potato grower in the world, which is poisoning rural residents and indigenous peoples in Minnesota with toxic pesticides. This is tomorrow from noon to 1pm at McDonald’s, 2733 East Washington. More info at toxictaters.org.