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Maintaining Hegemony

The New Left Project intereviewed JoseJoseph Gersonph 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.

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Vegas Drone Trial Makes History

posted by Jason WhitedTuesday, Sep. 14, 2010 at 10:24 PM


The Iraq War Disaster

Thursday, December 15, 2011


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Fighting for Peace Against an Empire in Decline

Max Elbaum

Max Elbaum presented at UJP's Ending the Endless Wars and Occupations conference October 1.   Following are rough notes prepared for his remarks.

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RESCHEDULED - Due to health reasons - Listen, Yankee! Why Cuba Matters with Tom Hayden

When: Friday, May 29, 2015, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: First Church of Jamaica Plain, UU • 6 Eliot St. • Jamaica Plain

** Tom Hayden's talk has been postponed due to health issues **

The JP Forum welcomes Tom Hayden - one of America's best-known voices of political and social activism - for a book talk.

Based on unprecedented access to both Cuban and American officials, "Listen, Yankee!: Why Cuba Matters" offers fresh insight into one of history’s most enigmatic relationships between nations. His was one of the few voices that predicted the release of the Cuban 5 and the move to reestablish diplomatic relations.

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A Foreign Policy for All

When: Saturday, November 8, 2014, 4:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: MIT Campus - Room 34-101 • 50 Vassar St • Kendall T • Cambridge

Re-Thinking U.S. Foreign Policy for the 21st Century

A One Day Conference

Confirmed Speakers

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky, MIT Institute Professor, author, Profit Over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order

Bill Fletcher

Bill Fletcher, former president, Trans Africa Forum; ; author, They’re Bankrupting Us! And 20 other Myths about Unions

Phyllis Bennis

Phyllis Bennis, director, New Internationalism Project, Institute for Policy Studies

Stephen Kinzer

Stephen Kinzer, Boston Globe columnist;  author, The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War

Judith Leblanc

Judith Leblanc, Field Director, Peace Action; former co-chair, UFPJ; member of the Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma

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Free film screening: "Verita$ - Everybody Loves Harvard"

When: Thursday, June 18, 2015, 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

Everybody Loves Harvard



[see trailer]

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Stephen Kinzer: The Dulles Brothers and Their Secret World War

When: Sunday, February 8, 2015, 6:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St • Copley T • Boston

Spring Rising: An Antiwar Intervention in D.C.

When: Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 2:00 pm to Saturday, March 21, 2015, 2:00 pm
Where: Washington, D.C. • various parts of the city

Wednesday March 18
Meet & Greet 5-8 pm
Plymouth United Church of Christ 5301 N. Capital Street NE

Thursday March 19
"Challenging Congress" – a morning of lobbying 9am - 1pm Meet in the Rayburn Senate Office cafeteria. Organized by Code Pink.

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Foreign Policy for All Discussion Workshop

When: Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 1:30 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl Street • Lewis Room • Cambridge

Foreign Policy for All Discussion Workshop (POSTPONED)

When: Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Clark University • 950 Main St. • Lurie conference room, University Center • Worcester

Foreign Policy for All Discussion Workshop

When: Sunday, February 1, 2015, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Grace Vision Church • 80 Mt Auburn St • Watertown

Foreign Policy for All Discussion Workshop

When: Thursday, January 29, 2015, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Fall River Public Library • 104 North Main St • Fall River

Foreign Policy for All Discussion Workshop

When: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: House of Peace • 1 High St • Ipswich

Foreign Policy for All Discussion Workshop

When: Saturday, January 10, 2015, 8:00 am
Where: Common St Community Church • 13 Common St • Natick


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