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First Night Against the Wars: Stop Bombing Syria and Iraq

When: Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Boston Public Library • Dartmouth St side • Copley Square • Boston

First Night Against the Wars

Stop Bombing Syria & Iraq

Ring in the new year -- with a spirited rally against a new war!

Our war in Iraq destroyed that country and triggered the creation of ISIS.

Who knows what death and calamities our government’s bombing of Syria and Iraq might lead to -- unless we stop it!

President Obama is seeking Congressional authorization to bomb ISIS not only in Iraq and Syria – but anywhere he wants.

Join us on

New Year’s Eve 2014

for a First Night peace rally

anytime noon to 6pm

Copley Square, Boston

Dartmouth street side of Boston Public Library

Bring your signs or help hold our banners

 

After 6pm we will join in the First Night Parade with banners & signs

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Mass. 10.2.10 Peace Contingent - Organizing Meeting

When: Thursday, September 2, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Floor • Chinatown T Stop • Boston

The NAACP, SEIU 1199, La Raza and Green Jobs for All have called upon the peace and justice movement to join a mass mobilization in Washington DC, October 2. This is a large national protest demonstration for jobs, justice and progressive change, and to counter the right wing. It will be the largest progressive mobilization in years.

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One Nation - Peace Sector Organizing Meeting

When: Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Floor • Chinatown T Stop • Boston

The NAACP, SEIU 1199, La Raza and Green Jobs for All have called upon the peace and justice movement to join a mass mobilization in Washington DC, October 2. This is a large national protest demonstration for jobs, justice and progressive change, and to counter the right wing. It will be the largest progressive mobilization in years.

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Iraq Labor Tour: Fighting for Worker Rights and Against Privatization

When: Thursday, September 17, 2009, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: 1199 SEIU office • 150 Mt Vernon St, 3rd floor • 1 block from JFK MBTA; free parking in front of bldg • Dorchester

Five Iraqi labor federation leaders will share their views and stories. What will the next five years look like in Iraq? Workers, activists, and veterans will have an opportunity to share their struggles in dialogue with the Iraqi brothers. Don’t miss this opportunity for inspiration, education, and solidarity.

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Dorchester Day Parade - Peace Contingent

When: Sunday, June 7, 2009, 8:00 am
Where: Dorchester Lower Mills

Sunday, June 7, Dorchester Day Parade!  DPP will be marching again this year along with our friends and allied organizations. Our contingent will gather around Noon in Dorchester Lower Mills with the parade kick-off about 1pm. 

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Boston Protest Against U.S. Wars on Iraq/Syria

About 50 peace activists held an anti-war speakout at Park St., then marched behind a model drone to downtown crossing, where a mock drones war "die-in" took place as street theater. It attracted a great deal of attention from downtown shoppers; a police car showed up, but allowed us to stay and continue our protest.

See Photos and Video

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Medea Benjamin: Growing the Peace Movement

When: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Floor • Chinatown T Stop • Boston

The continued wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the conflict in the Middle East and the bloated Pentagon budget are sucking billions of taxdollars that should be spent on health, education, jobs and the environment. Yet under Obama, the peace movement has lost its steam. What strategies can be effective to rebuild the peace movement? Where can we find new allies? What are the most effective tactics we can use?

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Cindy Sheehan speaks on "Myth America"

When: Monday, June 29, 2009, 3:30 pm
Where: Regent Theatre • Arlington Centre

Nationally-known peace activist Cindy Sheehan will be appearing at the Regent Theatre in Arlington Center at 7:30 pm, Monday, June 29th. 

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Now That You Have Destroyed Our Country, Withdrawing Is Not Enough

An Open Letter from the President of the Federation of Workers' Councils and Unions in Iraq

To the American President Barak Obama

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Beheadings, Bombings and Bullets: Medea Benjamin on our New Wars in Syria and Iraq

When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 4:00 pm
Where: Harvard Science Center D • 1 Oxford St • Harvard T • Cambridge (LOCATION CHANGE)

How should we respond to the new US war in Iraq and Syria and the dangers this war may unleash in our violent world? 

The U.S. attacks on Syria launched Sept. 22 are a disastrous setback for peace, for the rule of law, and for sound U.S. foreign policy.  Why did the US launch them, how can we stop them,  and what are the nonviolent alternatives we should advocate?

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Peace & Planet International Conference

When: Friday, April 24, 2015, 3:00 pm to Saturday, April 25, 2015, 4:00 pm
Where: Cooper Union • 30 Cooper Sq • New York City

Peace & Planet
April 26, 2015

New York City

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Syria, Iraq and ISIS: Understanding the New War; How Should the Peace Movement Respond?

When: Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 2:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Center • 5 Longfellow Pk (off Brattle St.) • Harvard T • Cambridge

     o Prof. Elaine Hagopian on understanding the war

     o Activist views on the peace movement's response

     o Discussion on what to do next 

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Organizing Meeting for a Coalition Against the U.S. War in Iraq & Syria

When: Monday, October 27, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9 Hamilton Place • across from Park St T • Boston

The U.S. attacks on Syria and Iraq are a disastrous setback for peace, the rule of law, and for a diplomatic resolution of the upheaval in the Middle East.

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The Iraq War Disaster

Thursday, December 15, 2011

By RAED JARRAR

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