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Information Security and Organizing Workshop

When: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9 Hamilton Place • Boston

Join activists from Cryptoparty Boston for a hands-on workshop to learn about encryption tools and how we can protect our privacy against the surveillance state and other intrusive forces.  We'll "hang out" with computers and try to get rid of the fear that the panopticon (the "all-seeing eye" of the state) wants us to live under.  Bring your questions, laptops, phones and devices and together we will help set you up with various tools to encrypt your communication and be anonymous on the internet.

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Anti-Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions legislation hearing at statehouse

When: Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • 24 Beacon Street • Boston

There will be hearing on July 18 at the State House on proposed anti-BDS legislation disguised as an "anti-discrimination" bill.

Here’s what we need everyone to do:   Come to the State House - Gardner Auditorium early. There will be a long line.

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Film screening: "National Bird: Drone Wars"

When: Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Library, Central Square • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge

Why is our government killing thousands of people around the globe they can’t even identify?

See National Bird, a film about the secret US drone assassination program.

Central Square Library
45 Pearl St, Cambridge
Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 7 pm

Directed by Sonia Kennebeck, this powerful documentary follows the dramatic journey of three whistle-blowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the hidden U.S. drone war, which has escalated under President Trump.

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Statement by United for Justice with Peace (Boston) 

UJP calls on the peace and antiwar community to support both local and national protests of the Trump presidency during inauguration week and the women's rights march in January.  We need to oppose racist appointments and many other actions and policies, and promote our alternative vision of peace and social justice.

The 2016 presidential campaign barely mentioned the wars abroad; both candidates had a pro-war stance disregarding considerable public skepticism about the wars.  The massive war economy and war budget is a major contributor to the income inequality that fueled the anger and discontent of much of the electorate, both Democratic and Republican.

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