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Peace Protests and Events

Urgent Peace Actions:

November 8 5:15-6:15 pm
Stand out for Peace at Park Street:  No threats/attacks on North Korea/Keep the Iran Deal with special guest speaker – Tim Shorrock, expert on US-Korean relations, US intelligence/foreign policy, Author of Spies for Hire
No threats on North Korea – Negotiate! 

Following the rally,from 7-9 pm Tim Shorrock will speak at a near-by venue.  Diplomacy with North Korea Has Worked Before, and Can Work Again.  Location:   Encuentro 5, 9 Hamilton Place, Boston.  Venue may change, announcement to be made at rally and check the calendar at http://masspeaceaction.org/event

November 11 at Noon VFP Smedley Armistice Day March and Rally
Veterans For Peace Smedley Butler Brigade will once again march on Armistice Day following the official Veterans Day Parade.  (Historical Note:  VFP is not welcome to join the official parade and asks peace allies and friends to join in their Veterans against war march.)  Meet at the Parade Grounds (between Boston Common and the Public Garden at noon (Charles is closest stop on Red Line - walk up Charles, Arlington on Green Line - walk through Public Garden).  March to Faneuil Hall, where there will be a rally featuring many VFP speakers, poets and music.  (The Red Line will be running shuttle buses from Kendall to Park Street this weekend, allow extra time.) 

November 11
Balfour's Legacy:  Confronting the Consequences, all day conference (8am-6pm)
First Parish Church in Cambridge, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
Speakers and more info at: http://justicewithpeace.org/node/7151

November Events:  

November 1
Trita Parsi, author, teacher, President of the National Iranian American Council
Speaking on the Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal.  Nearby Venues (including Tufts) – see link:  http://masspeaceaction.org/event/trita-parsi-future-of-the-iran-nuclear-deal/2017-11-01/
 
November 4
Conference – Presidential First Use of Nuclear Weapons:  Is it Legal? Is it Constitutional?  Is it Just?
November 4 from 9am-5pm, Harvard Science Center C, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge
see the impressive list of speakers at:  http://masspeaceaction.org/event/presidential-first-use/
 
November 4, Singing out for peace and justice with Chris Nauman and Kenny Selcer, Chris and Quinn Eastburn, The Harmonators, Liz Buchanan and Gordon McFarland.  This is a benefit for local sanctuary efforts and Arlington UJP at First Parish UU of Arlington, 630 Mass. Ave., Arlington.  Doors open at 7 pm, $15 at the door, no one turned away.
 

 

 

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