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Having lived through the 1991 Desert Storm bombing and the 2003 Shock and Awe bombing in Iraq, I tread carefully when speaking about any danger greater than war that children in our world might face. I won’t forget children in Baghdadi hospitals whose bodies I have seen, wounded and maimed, after bombing campaigns ordered by U.S.
The Herbert C. Kelman Seminar Series on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution presents:
Can Dignity Play a Role in US/Cuba Reconciliation?
Elaine Diaz Rodriguez, Professor of Journalism at Havana University, Cuba
Donna Hicks, Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Council for a Livable World: Join us and notable experts for a lively discussion about what the election results mean for the new U.S. Congress and implications for current and future national security strategies.
John Isaacs, Susan Shaer, Tom Andrews, Angela Canterbury. Invited: Senators Ed Markey & Elizabeth Warren
RSVP online: www.livableworld.org/RSVP_Boston_2014
Contact: Amanda Waldron, 202-543-4100 x2115, firstname.lastname@example.org
On August 9, 1983, three people dressed as U.S. soldiers saluted their way onto a U.S. military base and climbed a pine tree. The base contained a school training elite Salvadoran and other foreign troops to serve dictatorships back home, with a record of nightmarish brutality following graduation. That night, once the base's lights went out, the students of this school heard, coming down from on high, the voice of Archbishop Oscar Romero.
Author, lawyer, and activist Marina Sitrin has been a direct participant in a number of movements, from the Zapatistas and the Popular Assemblies in Argentina to Occupy, and she will be sharing her reflections on a host of recent social movements and emerging practices of direct democracy.
Sitrin is the author of numerous books, including Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina (2012, Zed Books) and They Can't Represent US: Reinventing Democracy From Greece to Occupy (2014, Verso).
The Untold History of the United States
Bush & Obama: Age of Terror
Film Screening and Discussion
- Mr. Oliver Stone ,Writer and Director
- Dr. Peter Kuznick, Professor of History, American University
Or How Harvard Exercises Power
We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it.
National Call for Emergency Antiwar Actions on Ukraine – May 9 to May 26 (endorser list follows the call)
Dr. Andrew Bacevich will talk about his book ‘Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country’ onat the Walpole Public Library. In his book, Dr.