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Women's March to Ban the Bomb -- New York City

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Outside Bryant Park • West 40th St. • New York City

 Supporting UN Negotiations to adopt a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. The Women’s March to Ban the Bomb!. Bringing together people of all genders, sexual orientations, ages, races, abilities, nationalities, cultures, faiths, political orientations and backgrounds, marches in NYC and around the world have been launched in support of negotiations taking place at the united Nations for a treaty to ban Nuclear Weapons!

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Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War Conference

When: Saturday, May 6, 2017, 8:45 am to 5:00 pm
Where: MIT • 50 Vassar St. • room 34-101 • Cambridge

Sponsored by Massachusetts Peace Action.

Responding to the continuing risk of nuclear war or accident, this conference is intended to advocate and organize toward reducing the danger of nuclear war. It is not an academic conference, but rather one that addresses the political and economic realities of the new Trump administration, and attempts to stimulate and inform the kinds of social movement needed to change national policy. This year we mark the 50thanniversary of MLK Jr.’s historic “Beyond Vietnam” speech at Riverside Church.

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Film: Thirty Seconds To Midnight - The Final Wake Up Call

When: Monday, March 20, 2017, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

A Film Everyone Must See - Free & Open to the Public

Join filmmaker Regis Tremblay for a screening of
Thirty Seconds to Midnight - The Final Wake Up Call
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The Nuns, the Priests, and the Bombs: Sneak Preview

When: Saturday, February 25, 2017, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, UCC • 11 Garden St. • Cambridge

The Nuns, the Priests, and the BombsJoin us a for a screening of the exciting new documentary, The Nuns, the Priests, and the Bombs, about the struggle of nonviolent activists like Sr. Megan Rice and her colleagues to challenge the nuclear weapons establishment.  The filmmaker, Helen Young, as well as Sr. Megan, will be on hand to introduce the film and answer questions.

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Climate Change and the Growing Risk of Nuclear War: A Healthcare Perspective

When: Saturday, October 15, 2016, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Where: Tufts University School of Medicine • Sackler Auditorum • Boston

Climate Change and the Growing Risk of Nuclear War
A Health Care Perspective

A one-day Symposium to examine the catastrophic public health consequences of climate change and the ways that climate change will increase the risk of conflict, including nuclear war.

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Tufts University School of Medicine, Sackler Auditorium, Bosto
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Noam Chomsky: Extinction or Internationalism

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Old South Church • 645 Boylston St • Copley T • Boston

Noam Chomsky

A Chomsky Legacy Event

presented by the Wallace Action Fund

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Important film screening "Command and Control"

When: Friday, September 30, 2016, 1:00 am to Thursday, October 6, 2016, 1:00 am
Where: Kendall Square Landmark Theater • 355 Binney Street • Cambridge

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Remembrance - Peace Vigil

When: Saturday, August 6, 2016, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Where: Arlington Center • Intersection Mass. Ave. and Medford Street • near Starbucks • Arlington

Please join Arlington United for Justice with Peace for our monthly vigil on August 6 from 10:30-11:30 am in Arlington Center.  We will remember the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 and protest the ongoing wars/gun violence.

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Boston Remembers: Hiroshima - Nagasaki - Ferguson - Orlando

When: Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: First Church, Boston • 66 Marborough Street • (procession to Boston Common) • Boston

Stop gun violence! Stop racialized police violence! Stop preparing for nuclear war!

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Helen Caldicott: Courting Armageddon

When: Thursday, June 23, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: First Church in Cambridge, Jewett Auditorium • 11 Garden St • Harvard T • Cambridge

Building a World Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction: A House Party

When: Thursday, June 2, 2016, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Private Home • Brattle St • Cambridge

Upping the Nuclear Weapons Ante: Modernizing Doomsday

When: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Grace Episcopal Church • 76 Eldredge Street • Newton Corner

"Upping the Nuclear Weapons Ante: Modernizing Doomsday" will be the subject of a presentation and discussion sponsored by Newton Dialogues on Peace and War on Sunday, June 5 at 7:00PM.  Few know that the US administration is making plans to spend approximately $1 Trillion over the next 30 years to modernize and upgrade our arsenal of nuclear weapons and delivery systems, at a time when we should be seeking to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

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Free film screening: "Atomic Cafe"

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016, 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

Atomic CafeOne of the defining documentaries of the 20th century, The Atomic Cafe offers a darkly humorous glimpse into mid-century America, an era rife with paranoia, anxiety, and misapprehension. Whimsical and yet razor-sharp, this timeless classic illuminates the often comic paradoxes of American life in the Atomic Age, while also exhibiting a genuine nostalgia for an earlier and more innocent nation.

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How the US Nuclear Weapons Modernization Program Is Increasing the Chances of Accidental Nuclear War with Russia

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Harvard University, CGIS South • 1730 Cambridge St • Belfer Room • Cambridge

Elaine Scarry: Democracy and Nuclear Weapons Cannot Co-Exist

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl Street • Central T • Cambridge


This will be the final talk in the series accompanying the Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Working for a Nuclear Weapons-Free World exhibit. Her talk will build from her recent book Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom and from her recent speaking engagements in Hiroshima.

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