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Toll of Wars on Veterans and Civilians in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

When: Monday, November 21, 2011, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Where: Boston University Law Auditorium • 765 Commonwealth Ave. • Green Line "B" • Boston

The Department of Political Science cordially welcomes Boston University students, alumni, and members of the general public to attend a series of public panels that accompany a new course –

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Iraq Occupation Ending, but What's Next?

When: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 4:00 pm
Where: Conference Call
President Obama has announced the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.  But what does that mean for true peace and justice in Iraq? What about the private security contractors who will remain, or even increase in number?  What about the civilian casualties, the destruction of Iraq’s infrastructure, the pollution of its environment, and the devastating diseases that Iraqis now suffer from?
 
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The 99% Rise Up

"Fallujah: a lost generation?" (film)

When: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 2:00 pm
Where: Boston University • 8 St Marys St (BU Central stop, Green line "B") • Photonics Building room 206 • Boston

This year to commemorate the 7th anniversary of the 2nd siege of Fallujah we will be screening Feurat Alani's documentary "Fallujah: a lost generation?" in several U.S. cities. In this documentary Feurat Alani investigates the dramatic increase in cancers, birth defects, and infant mortality in Fallujah since 2004. Mr. Alani interviews Fallujah residents, doctors, veterans, and weapons experts to shed light on the cause of this health crisis. More specifically, he explores the possibility that weapons used by the U.S.

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Only ‘Success’ in Iraq is that US Troops are Leaving

This article was original posted at http://goo.glEBj41

Sat, Oct 22, 2011

By Medea Benjamin and Charles DavisBlackhawk Helicopter Over Baghdad

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Wars Without End?

When: Thursday, November 3, 2011, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Clark University • 950 Main St • Higgins University Center, Grace Conference Room • Worcester

Anti-war activist and former California Sen. Tom Hayden will speak about the Afghanistan-Iraqi wars. For more information, call (508) 793-7376.

Hayden will also speak with Clark sociology professor Robert Ross about the founding of SDS, at 7:30 pm in the Dana Commons, second floor lounge. For more information, call (508) 793-7479.

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Boston Anti-War Protest Oct. 15

Vijay Prashad at OccupyBoston

When: Sunday, October 23, 2011, 12:30 pm
Where: Occupy Boston Site - FSU "soapbox" • Atlantic Ave. & Summer St • South Station T • Boston

Vijay Prashad

Author of “The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World.”

Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series @OccupyBoston

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Elite Control over US Foreign Policy

When: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 2:00 pm
Where: Occupy Boston Site - FSU "soapbox" • Atlantic Ave. & Summer St • South Station T • Boston

Gary Leupp: Lessons from Vietnam, to Iraq, to Today

Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series @OccupyBoston

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Walpole Peace and Justice Group - Peace Vigil

When: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 7:00 am to 8:38 am
Where: Main St. and West. St. • across from the Walpole Coop Bank • Walpole

We are holding a vigil this coming Saturday to speak out for  economic justice and against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.   The vigil will be held on Saturday, October 15, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the corner of Main St. and West St. across from the Walpole Coop Bank.   

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Why I arrested Donald Rumsfeld

30 Sep 2011 - guardian.co.uk

As a Veteran for Peace, I consider the lies we were told by the Bush administration made the Iraq invasion a war crime

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Civil Society and "Arab Spring" in Iraq

When: Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 10:00 am
Where: First Church in Cambridge, Congregational • 11 Garden St. - Harvard Sq. T • Hastings Room • Cambridge

Terry Rockefeller will report back on her recent trip to Iraq, where she attended the Third Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI), an international conference in Erbil.

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"Scarred Lands, Wounded Lives"

When: Thursday, October 13, 2011, 3:30 pm
Where: Coolidge Corner Branch, Brookline Public Library • 31 Pleasant Street • Coolidge Corner T - Green Line "C" • Brookline

What prompts this film is recognition of our deep dependence on the natural world and the significant threat to that world posed by war and preparations for war.

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Boston Anti-War Activists Confront War Criminal Donald Rumsfeld

by Michael Borkson for Boston Indymedia    27 Sep 2011 
(Email: nosanctions (nospam) yahoo.com)         

A vocal crowd of about 75 anti-war protesters confronted war criminal former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. He made an appearance at Old South Meeting House to promote his new book. It was sponsored by right wing radio station WRKO.

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Witness from War Zones - Featuring Kathy Kelly and David Smith-Ferri

When: Friday, September 9, 2011, 4:00 pm
Where: St Michael Parish Hall • 196 Main St • North Andover
Kathy Kelly
David Smith-Ferri

Featuring Kathy Kelly and David Smith-Ferri

Leaders of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, Kelly and Smith-Ferri will describe conditions in Iraq, Afghanistan,and Pakistan.

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