Today in 1830: America’s first daily labor newspaper begins publication in New York City. George Henry Evans, a 29-year-old journeyman printer, is the publisher of “New York Daily Sentinel.”
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
This afternoon, the Tibetan Student Association of Madison presents a lecture by Professor Tsering Shakya of the University of British Columbia. His lecture, “Self Immolation, the Changing Language of Protest in Tibet” is free and open to the public. It is presented, in part, by the Center for East Asia Studies and the Center for South Asia, and sponsored by the University Lectures Committee. This is at 4pm at B-10 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive on the UW Campus. For info, call Tenzin at 920-791-9561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Radicals and Progressives “Meet and Eat” is tonight at 5pm at the Orient House Restaurant, 626 South Park Street. More info at 249-0879.
The History of Political Economy Group meets tonight from 6:30 to 8:30pm at 404 South Park Street, Apartment 2 – above the University Audio store, apartment entrance in rear of the building. Newcomers are welcome. Bring snacks and beverages of your choice. More info at 256-1261.
Tonight is a talk and discussion with José ‘Pepe’ Palacios, Honduran LGBT activist, titled “Opposing Death Squads and Dictatorship in Honduras.” This is at 6:30pm at UW-Madison, Education Building. Check Today in the Union for exact location. For info, email email@example.com.