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"The War on Democracy" (film)

When: Thursday, April 15, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway and Windsor, entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

*The War on Democracy*  is a John Pilger award-winning documentary that rebukes the United States' intervention in foreign countries' domestic 
politics, and its "/War on Terrorism/". It focuses on US intervention in Latin America.

Pilger interviews several ex-CIA agents who purportedly took part in secret campaigns against democratic countries and who he claims are 
profiting from the war in Iraq. He investigates the /School of the Americas/ - dubbed the /School of Assassins /- at Fort Benning, Georgia, 
where Latin American torture squads were trained.

/"I've heard people say that what happened in Abu Ghraib is an isolated incident. And I have to just shake my head and say 'are we on the same 
planet?  Aren't you aware of our history? Isn't history taught in the class-room about the role of the US Government and human rights 
violations?' /” ~Sister Dianna Ortiz, Roman Catholic nun, horrifically tortured in Guatemala - by a US citizen.

/"We didn't give a hoot about democracy. I mean it was fine if a government was elected and would cooperate with us, but uh if it didn't, 
democracy didn't mean a thing to us. And I don't think it means a thing today./" ~Philip Agee, CIA agent 1957-1969

6:40 pm, doors open for refreshments, extras
*7pm, film starts promptly*
http://rule19.org/videos

Please join us for a stimulating night out; bring your friends!
free film, free refreshments, & free door prizes.
[donations are accepted]

"/You can't legislate good will - that comes through education./" ~ 
Malcolm X

//// *UPandOUT film series - see http://rule19.org/videos

*Why should YOU care? It's YOUR money that pays for US/Israeli wars - on 
Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, Palestine, So America, etc etc - for 
billionaire bailouts, for ever more ubiquitous prisons ...
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