Submitted by ujpadmin1 on Mon, 04/30/2012 - 9:05pm.
When: Sunday, May 6, 2012, 5:30 pm
Where: Apartments at Coolidge School - Auditorium • 319 Arlington St • Watertown
2012 May 6 - 5:30pm
invites you to our
Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner
5:30 - Potluck Dinner and Meeting
7:00 - Film Showing
Pray the Devil Back to Hell chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their country.
Janet Johnson, a Liberian journalist who is featured in the documentary, will lead a discussion after the film. The president of the Female Journalists Association of Liberia at the time, Johnson was one of the strategic leaders of the Peace Movement. Janet is now a Master's student at the University of Lowell and an intern with Massachusetts Peace Action.
Submitted by ujpadmin1 on Wed, 07/06/2011 - 9:43am.
When: Thursday, July 7, 2011, 7:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Floor • Chinatown T • Boston
2011 Jul 7 - 7:00pm
As millions of people across the Middle East and North Africa fight for freedom against tyrannical regimes, US warplanes bomb Libya with the stated aim of protecting civilians. But what are the real aims of the government's intervention? How do they relate to its wars and other policies in the Middle East? And what can those of us inspired by the democratic uprisings do to help?
Submitted by Joseph Gerson on Thu, 02/16/2012 - 9:11am.
The New Left Project intereviewed Joseph Gerson on the subject of U.S. foreign and military policies, published as “Maintaining Hegemony” on the NLP and ZNET web sites. Gerson will speak on similar themes on March 13 at the Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge.
1. The Pentagon’s new Guidance, 'Sustaining US Global Leadership: priorities for 21st Century Defense states that the US will focus on “rebalanc[ing] toward the Asia-Pacific region…empahsiz[ing] our existing alliances.” What accounts for the renewed focus on the Asia-Pacific region? And what policies are likely to flow from this reorientation?