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Just a Dream That Some of Us Had: The Story of the Peace Abbey

When: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 8:00 am to 10:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

LEWIS RANDA
“Just a Dream That Some of Us Had: The Story of the Peace Abbey”

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War Tax Resistance in Connection

When: Friday, September 27, 2013, 2:00 pm to Sunday, September 29, 2013, 11:00 am
Where: Amazing Planet! Farm & Justice Center • 218 Depot Road • (near Brattleboro) • Williamsville, VT

28th Annual New England Regional Gathering

of War Tax Resisters and Supporters

War Tax Resistance

in Connection:

HELPING US HELP EACH OTHER

Special Friday evening presentation by

Cindy Sheehan

 

Fri.-Sun., Sept. 27-29, 2013

 

Amazing Planet! Farm

& Justice Center

218 Depot Road

Williamsville, Vermont

(Brattleboro area)

 

Theme & background of this year’s Gathering: As War Tax Resisters, it is in the very nature of our resistance that we undertake bold and mindful actions of conscience. We bear witness to the appropriation and expenditure of our common wealth for immoral and sometimes heinous purposes. By its nature, War Tax Resistance confronts, to one degree or another, the most powerful governments in the world.
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Syria and Beyond: New Paths to a Just and Stable Peace

When: Monday, July 29, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Waltham Public Library • 735 Main St. • Waltham

Mel Duncan, Founding Executive Director 

 What can you say YES to when you say NO to war? 

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a federation of Member Organizations from around the world endorsed by 8 Nobel Peace Laureates.  In partnership with local groups, unarmed Nonviolent Peaceforce Field Team members apply proven strategies to protect human rights, deter violence, and help create space for local peacemakers to carry out their work.

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Book Reading: She Walked for All of Us

When: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: New England Mobile Book Fair • 82-84 Needham St • (Opposite McDonald's) • Newton Highlands

FILM: "Hibakusha, Our Life to Live"

When: Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Brattle Theater • 40 Brattle St. • Harvard Square • Cambridge

Hibakusha, Our Life to Live

a film about the survivors of the atomic bomb attacks 
on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Is World Peace Possible?

When: Monday, June 24, 2013, 4:30 pm
Where: United Church • 30 Common St. • (Next to Post Office) • Walpole

 Putting Mahatma Gandhi’s Approach to the Test
Are Gandhi’s teachings relevant today?

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Wrapping Up and Looking Forward

When: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

LINDA JENKINS
"Wrapping Up and Looking Forward"

This Sunday we will review the past year and look ahead to the summer and beyond. Noting outcomes from our recent community retreat, conditions of the concentric circles of community in which we live, we will raise up needs and priorities, to formulate a shared vision for the next year. Everyone's participation is needed!

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Ray McGovern: What Do You Do When Your Government Fails to Tell the Truth?

When: Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Portsmouth Public Library - Levenson Room • 175 Parrott Ave • (603) 427-1540 • Portsmouth
 

The talk is free and open to the public.

More on McGovern:
Ray McGovern was CIA foreign policy analyst for 27 years.  From 1981 to 1985. he was one of the intelligence officers in charge of the daily briefing  of President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H.W. Bush. In 2002 he was publicly critical of President George W. Bush's use of government intelligence in the lead up to the war in Iraq.

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Visions: America after Hegemony

Cole HarrisonWith the Iraq war fading into memory even as the country still simmers, the U.S. peace movement faces the need to reframe its message.

We have spent the last 10 years resisting the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – tragedies that have not only devastated those two countries and taken tens of thousands of lives, but have left thousands of returning veterans with lifelong disabilities and taken a huge toll on our national economy.

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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Forum • 3 Church St. • Cambridge

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.


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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Sunday, April 7, 2013, 8:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Saturday, April 6, 2013, 3:00 pm
Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center • 100 Malcolm X Blvd. • Roxbury

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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Deepening Crisis in the Middle East: Syria, Iran and Israel/Palestine

Alice Rothchild presented the attached slides at a UJP sponsored forum on "Deepening Crisis in the Middle East: Syria, Iran, and Israel/Palestine", presented at Boston University on February 25, 2013.

Click to access the slides. Then Click on the "Present" Button at the top of the page (or hit CTL-F5) to begin the presentation.

 

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GLAD Summer Party

When: Monday, March 4, 2013, 10:49 am
Where: Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum • 1 High Pole Hill Road • United States

 Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at https://www.glad.org/events.

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Occupy New England 4th Regional Convergence

When: Friday, April 26, 2013, 6:00 am to Sunday, April 28, 2013, 6:00 pm
Where: Nashua • New Hampshire

Occupy New England will be hosting it's 4th Regional Convergence in New Hampshire. We would like to invite all interested organizations and individuals to attend. This event will have a time and place to sign up volunteers, teach about your organization or cause, and get to know your other local organizations.

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