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Stop the Killing

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.

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Marina Sitrin: "New Global Movements for Real Democracy"

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Northeastern University • 310 Renaissance Park • Boston

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).

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Bush & Obama: Age of Terror

When: Monday, October 20, 2014, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Curry Student Center Ballroom - Northeastern University • 346 Huntington Ave • Boston
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
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Free film screening: "The Last Word on the [JFK] Assassination - the Jim Garrison Tapes

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 1:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

The Last Word on the Assassination

The JFK Assassination: the Jim Garrison Tapes

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The Last Word on the Assassination

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The Professor & the President: Who’s the Bully?

Free film screening: "American Empire - an Act of Collective Madness"

When: Thursday, October 16, 2014, 3:40 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

American Empire
an act of Collective Madness
watch the trailer!

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

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Appeal to the Peace and Climate Movements

Free film screening: "9/11 in the Academic Community"

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:40 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

Bowe Bergdahl and the Moral Rot of American Exceptionalism

Ukraine, NATO and the World At Turning Points

Presented at the Sarajevo Peace Event, June 7, 2014

Joseph GersonFriends,

It is a privilege to be joining and learning from you here in Sarajevo. I especially want to thank Reiner Braun of IALANA and IPB and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung for this opportunity.

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National Call for Emergency Antiwar Actions on Ukraine

UNAC

National Call for Emergency Antiwar Actions on Ukraine – May 9 to May 26 (endorser list follows the call)

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Andrew Bacevich: Breach of Trust

When: Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 3:30 pm
Where: Walpole Public Library • 143 School St • Community Room • Walpole

Dr. Andrew Bacevich will talk about his book ‘Breach of Trust:  How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country’ on  Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the Walpole Public Library. In his book, Dr.

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Book signing: "Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas", w/ author Cass Sunstein

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Havard Coop Bookstore • 1400 Mass Ave, Harvard Sq • 3rd floor • Cambridge

FILM: "The Untold History of the United States", Part 3

When: Thursday, April 3, 2014, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: E51-115, Wong Auditorium • Massachusetts Institute of Technology • Cambridge

Speakers: Director, Oliver Stone and Professor of History at American University, Peter Kuznick

Nuclear Arms Control

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National Teach-in/ Call-in on US Pivot To Asia-Pacific and Trans Pacific Partnership

When: Saturday, March 1, 2014, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Phone In

Featured speakers:
Renato Reyes Jr., BAYAN Philippines
Hyun Lee, Nodutdol
Masao Suzuki, Freedom Road Socialist Organization
dåko’ta alcantara-camacho,Our Islands Are Sacred & ARKiology

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