A Voice from Inside Iraq: Sectarianism, ISIS, Kirkuk

When: Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 5:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • across from Park St T • Boston
2015 Jul 7 - 5:00pm

 

Join us for a Skype conversation with Daban Shadala, representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq

Tuesday July 7, 2015 at 5 PM

Encuentro 5, 9a Hamilton Place, Boston - Across from Park Street T

Daban Shadala will answer your questions about Iraq today and yesterday

Massachusetts Peace Action ~ Middle East Working Group

 

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70 Years: Never Again

When: Thursday, August 6, 2015, 1:00 pm to Sunday, August 9, 2015, 9:00 pm
Where: Across Massachusetts
2015 Aug 6 - 1:00pm
2015 Aug 9 - 9:00pm

A Call to Observe Hiroshima & Nagasaki Week in Massachusetts

August 6 @ 8:00 am - August 9 @ 5:00 pm

August 6-9, 2015

70 years after the United States atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and 45 years after the entry into force of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, the 9 nuclear weapons states have not acted on  their solemn commitment to enter into serious negotiations to abolish nuclear weapons. 

The Peace & Planet mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World brought thousands of people from many countries to the streets of New York on April 26, and the Global Wave held over 100 actions around the world calling on governments to eliminate nuclear weapons before they eliminate us.   

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Immigrant Rights Campaign Launch

When: Thursday, May 7, 2015, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • 24 Beacon St • Park St T • Boston
2015 May 7 - 11:00am
2015 May 7 - 12:00pm

The Struggle Continues! La Lucha Sigue!

The MA Safe Driving Coalition and MA Trust Act Coalition unite
to advocate for better public policies in our state.

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Free film screening: "Kill the Messenger"

When: Thursday, July 16, 2015, 6:35 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge
2015 Jul 16 - 6:35pm
2015 Jul 16 - 10:00pm

Kill the Messenger

 

kill the messenger[see trailer]

Showing Thursday, July 16, in Cambridge
[please download & distribute flyer]

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People's History Teach in on Vietnam War - Report by Duncan McFarland and Thea Paneth

A teach-in on the history of the Vietnam War, with a focus on resistance, was held on March 28, 2015 at MIT. The program was organized by United for Justice with Peace, the eastern Massachusetts coalition formed after 9/11 and hosted by MIT's Technology and Culture Forum.

Veterans For Peace put out a national call for programs to accurately reflect the events of the period in response to a major Pentagon effort to officially rewrite history and sanitize that war as a propaganda campaign to justify current wars.

This year is a commemorative year, the 50th anniversary of the first antiwar teach-in at the University of Michigan and the 40th anniversary of the end of the war in 1975.

Doug Rawlings, one of the six co-founders of Veterans For Peace started the day with a moving poem, Walking the Wall: “if your nightmares wait for the night, you are a survivor.”

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