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Brown Bag Lunch Vigil: Bring the Troops Home! Bring the Money Home!

When: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 7:00 am to 8:30 am
Where: downstairs from Senator John Kerry's Office • One Bowdoin Square • Bowdoin T • Boston
Antiwar Protest at JFK Federal Bldg., December 2010

Join UJP, Peace Action, Veterans for Peace, and the Fund our Communities/Cut Military Spending 25% Campaign at a Brown Bag Vigil to bring the troops and war money home. 

The vigil will be held downstairs from Sen. John Kerry's office.    We will move at 1:00 to the JFK Federal Building where Sen. Scott Brown's office is located.

Additional Eastern Mass. Locations (others nationwide)

Lowell • Office of Rep. Niki Tsongas • 11 Kearney Square (12:00 noon)
Hyannis • (Bill Keating) Post Office • 385 Main Street (Friday at 12:00 noon)

Register to attend!

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Boston Support Action For Anti-War Veterans' DC Protest

by Michael Borkson, Indymedia Boston

Boston, Mass. Dec. 16, 2010:
About 25 peace activists staged a picket and speakout in front of the JFK Federal Building in Boston to support anti-war veterans staging a mass civil disobedience in front of the White House in Wash. DC.

As a picket line paced the sidewalk under the watch of 2 Boston cops, speakers talked of the quagmire of the Afghan and Iraq wars-the cost in deaths of thousands of people, both civilian and military, as well as the destruction of social welfare and the economy at home.

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Take a Stand for Peace!

When: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 7:00 am to 8:30 am
Where: JFK Federal Building • Government Center T • Boston

Take a Stand for PeaceVeterans and others are putting their bodies on the line for peace by holding a civil disobedience action in Washington, DC on December 16 to Stop These Wars.  

Go to Washington, DC that day to support the veterans if you possibly can.   For those who can't go to DC, there will be a solidarity action at the JFK Federal Building at noon.  

Our slogans will be:  

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Senator Kerry: Stop the Afghanistan War!

When: Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Home of Sen. John Kerry • 19 Louisburg Square at Pinckney St. • Charles/MGH T stop • Boston
John Kerry in 1971

John Kerry denounces the Vietnam war in April 1971

WILPF Boston in collaboration with other groups, plans to demonstrate in front of Sen. John Kerry's home, 19 Louisburg Square and Pinkney Street, Beacon Hill, on Wednesday, Oct 27th, 4:30 - 6:00.   Join us!

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Tell President Obama: Troops, Mercenaries, and War Dollars Home Now!

When: Saturday, October 16, 2010, 8:30 am to 10:00 am
Where: Hynes Convention Center • 900 Boylston St • Hynes T - Green Line • Boston

President Obama will be holding a rally this Saturday to campaign for candidates of the Democratic Party.  This will be an important opportunity to campaign against the endless wars and occupations and in defense of human rights for all and an end to the Raids.

Gather out in front of the rally with signs and posters.

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Tom Hayden: The Politics of War and Peace

When: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Curry College, Keith Auditorium, Academic & Performance Center • 1071 Blue Hill Ave • Milton

 Tom HaydenAt the forefront of opposing the wars in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq, Hayden was a leader in ending the Vietnam War a generation ago and has unmatched experience of 18 years as an elected official and 50 years of fighting for the public interest.

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Free Chicago Bus Trips                           Twitter: @99solidarity 

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99% Solidarity is excited to participate in nonviolent direct actions in Chicago from May 18 to 22, 2012.

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Thanks to all Peace Parade marchers!

Pat ScanlonHi Smedleys, Samanthas, everyone who helped in anyway to make our parade a success and everyone who marched with us.
Please share this with your lists, we would like everyone who was with us in any capacity to receive this expression of gratitude.

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Military Spending vs. Jobs, Health, Education & Environment

When: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: First Baptist Church • 848 Beacon St (corner of Centre) • Newton Centre T (Green Line "D") • Newton

Massachusetts Peace Action Annual Meeting

Neta Crawford
Neta Crawford
Judith LeBlanc
Judith LeBlanc
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‘Wounds of Waziristan’: The Story of Drones As Told By the People Who Live Under Them

When: Saturday, March 8, 2014, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: MIT • 77 Mass. Ave. • Room 4-231 • Cambridge

A Pakistani-American journalist films people who live in the tribal areas of Pakistan under the constant presence of the US drones... and in the wake of their destruction.  Q&A with director Madiha Tahir.

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A Conversation with Kathy Kelly

When: Monday, February 10, 2014, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park (off Brattle St) • Harvard T • Cambridge
Kathy Kelly with Afghan Peace Volunteers

Afghanistan Present and Near Future - Will the US really Leave?

What are the conditions for women and ordinary people?

What are the effects of the US drone war on people in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan?

What should we be doing in response?

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Budget for All Update, November 2, 2012

There are only four more days until election day!  The issues raised by the Budget for All are at the center of the national debate, as commentators debate whether Democrats and Republicans will make a “grand bargain” to cut Social Security, Medicare, and human services and allow military spendin

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Have we finished with war -- yet?

Afghanistan: The Haunted Battleground

When: Monday, October 17, 2011, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: First Parish • 35 Church St • 71 bus from Harvard Square • Watertown
Jonathan SteeleJonathan Steele has covered Afghanistan for the Guardian (London) for more than thirty years, and was part of the Guardian  team which published the Wikileaks Afghanistan cables.  His latest book, Ghosts of Afghanistan: The Haunted Battleground,  will be published by Counterpoint in October.
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Protest Thursday Against Continuation of Afghanistan War

Obama addresses troops in AfghanistanPresident Obama announced Wednesday night that 30,000 US troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan by September 2012.   His plan will leave 70,000 fighting there, as well as NATO troops and foreign contractors.  Obama offered no new diplomatic initiatives and only a plan for continued war. 

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