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Peace Activists Join Huge People's Climate March

Youth filled the streets at People's Climate March
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Our message against FGM reaches millions in Mali

Dear friends of Healthy Tomorrow and Sini Sanuman,

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Medea Benjamin video, from Harvard talk October 22, 2014

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Paul Shannon introduces Medea Benjamin. Medea Benjamin speaks on the New Wars in Syria and Iraq and how to respond to them. She also discusses the recent large climate march in New York and building a mass movement out of the peace, climate and social justice movements.

 

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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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No Drones at Honk! Fest

The Eastern Massachusetts Anti-Drones Network marched in the Honk Fest parade Sunday, October 12, with about 15 people, signs and our drone replica.  The Honk Fest brings together activist marching bands from far and wide and the parade includes bands as well as groups supporting various progressive causes.  We got a good reception from the many people watching the parade, with only a couple of negative reactions.

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 “Facing our Nuclear Responsibilities”
Summary of September 20, 2014 Program - from Beverly Droz
With Dr. Helen Caldicott, Guntram Mueller, & Diane Turco
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No Lessons Learned in Iraq

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

Paul Shannon on the US War in Iraq and Syria

Lessons Learned in the Bucca Camp

Here we go again!

Paul ShannonRemarks delivered at "No US War in Iraq and Syria" rally, Boston Common, Sept 13, 2014

Here we go again!

Our leaders have learned nothing from their disastrous war in Iraq.

That brutal intervention destroyed Iraq as a country, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, created a terrorist government in Baghdad, and set off a sectarian war, opening the gates of hell.

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Jewish Voice for Peace statement on the ceasefire in Gaza

Bombing stopped, but violence continues

Only economic pressure on Israel can lead to a true and just peace.

Hours ago, Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire.

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Against a Major New US War in the Middle East: UJP Statement

  • No US military intervention or bombing of Syria and Iraq!
  • Bring all the troops home
  • No arms or training to parties to the conflict
  • Support a political solution including all concerned parties and governments based on self- determination of the people
  • Support genuine and neutral humanitarian aid such as UN efforts endorsed by the entire Security Council; oppose false aid used as a cover for military intervention
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Boston Protests New War On Iraq and Syria

Boston Common-Sept. 13, 2014: About 75 peace activists gathered at Park St. in Boston today to protest Obama's new phase of the long US war against Iraq (from 1991-the present). Also protesting US war against Syria. This was in response to Obama's announcement wed. of his re-invading Iraq to supposedly destroy ISIS, when in fact the many US invasions of Iraq created the civil wars there by destabilizing the Iraq government and placing US puppets in power.
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A Teacher in Kabul

by Kathy Kelly

August 25, 2014

Here in Kabul, one of my finest friends is Zekerullah, who has gone back to school in the 8th grade although he is an18-year old young man who has already had to learn far too many of life’s harsh lessons.

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