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Government Informer Infiltrated Minnesota Activist Groups

By Nick Pinto - January. 12 2011 - City Pages

The Twin Cities activists who had their homes raided by the FBI last September are starting to learn more about why they're being investigated by a Chicago grand jury in relation to material support of terrorism.

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On 2011-2012 Strategy: Changing the Political Calculus

by Tom Hayden, January 10, 2011

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US activists facing grand jury garner broad support

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 7 January 2011 

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Demonstration Commemorating 20 Years of US War on Iraq

When: Saturday, January 15, 2011, 5:30 am to 3:00 pm
Where: 16th & Park Road NW • Washington, DC

Phyllis Bennis on BookTV

When: Sunday, January 2, 2011, 7:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Cable TV Broadcast

In Depth: Phyllis Bennis

About the Program

Phyllis Bennis is the author of eight books:

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Daniel Ellsberg Says Boycott Amazon

Open letter to Amazon.com Customer Service:
December 2, 2010

I’m disgusted by Amazon’s cowardice and servility in abruptly terminating today its hosting of the Wikileaks website, in the face of threats from Senator Joe Lieberman and other Congressional right-wingers. I want no further association with any company that encourages legislative and executive officials to aspire to China’s control of information and deterrence of whistle-blowing.

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7 Nuclear Protesters Plead "Not Guilty", 1 Pleads "No Contest"

LOS ALAMOS, NM, October 22, 2010 - Seven nuclear abolitionists, arrested for trespass last August as they sat in front of the locked gate of an alleged plutonium processing facility at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), will plead their case to a jury picked from residents of Los Alamos, New Mexico, where The Bomb was born.

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NATO: Following the 20th Century Into History

Friday 19 November 2010
by: Dr. Joseph Gerson, t r u t h o u t | News Analysis

After more than 50 years of marriage, the partners are growing weary of one another. They give as little as possible to one another, and the world that is changing around them leads them to have different interests. Such is the state of NATO. Even promise of new vows in the form of a "new strategic concept" and the offer of missile defenses - cannot rekindle the flame.

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Resilience in Afghanistan: A Photographer's Reportback

When: Monday, November 22, 2010, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Webinar / Conference Call

Connie Frisbie Houde, Global Village Photographer, presents a photographic reportback by webinar from her trip to Afghanistan in August.   (A webinar works like a conference call, but you also sit at your computer and see the photographs while Connie is speaking.)

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Take a Stand for Peace

When: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 5:00 am
Where: Lafayette Park and The White House • 1600 Pennsylvania Ave • Washington, DC

Take a Stand for Peace

Not Another Day! Not Another Dollar! Not Another Life!

Mr. Obama: End These Wars!
Not tomorrow. Not Next year.

Now!

Join U.S. veteran-led civil resistance to the wars.

During the Vietnam War, Martin Luther King called our government “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today.” True then—and even more so today.

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UFPJ Post-election Discussion

When: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Conference Call • Call in number 1-218-339-0237 passcode: 111010

Perspectives from Steve Cobble, Progressive Political Strategist

Now that the midterm election is over and we know the outcomes for most races, it's time to look more closely at what happened and what we can expect in the coming months and year. Join Steve Cobble, trusted political strategist for the left, as he navigates us through the results of the mid-term elections, current political culture and how progressive issues may/may not move forward. This will be followed by a discussion of how the movement can effectively engage in the new political context.

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Regional Antiwar Conference

When: Saturday, November 6, 2010, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: St Marks Church • 10th St. & Second Ave • New York, NY

 

AFTER THE ELECTIONS: Join us for a discussion of a NEW kind of UNIFIED & INCLUSIVE antiwar movement that can challenge the wars abroad AND AT HOME

Regional ANTIWAR Conference

Saturday NOV. 6 12 NOON to 4 pm

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Congressional group wants defense budget cut to lessen deficit

from Jennifer Rizzo, CNN Pentagon Producer.   Original story

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
• The U.S. defense budget dwarfs every other country
• China spends only a fifth of what the U.S. does on its military
• More than 50 members of Congress want a presidential commission to find budget cuts

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Anti-War Activists Whose Homes Were Raided To Refuse Orders To Testify

By Michael Tarm

Associated Press via common dreams
October 5, 2010

CHICAGO  - Anti-war activists whose homes or offices were raided as part of an FBI terrorism funding investigation will refuse to testify before a grand jury as ordered, in a show of defiance that could land them in jail.

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A Librarian in Every School, Books in Every Home: A Modest Proposal

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