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Out of Afghanistan: Congressional Strategy

When: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Conference call

Drone War on Trial

Predator droneby Janet Weil - Monday, September 13, 2010


US Troop "Withdrawal" from Iraq - Facts and Fiction

When: Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 5:30 pm
Where: Conference Call • Call: 218-339-4300 Code: 082510#

Speakers:   Raed Jarrar, AFSC and Peace Action;  Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies

Join our call to find out from Raed Jarrar and Phyllis Bennis the facts and fiction surrounding US troop "withdrawal" from Iraq. Also, scroll down to see what you can do to continue pressure for a total US military withdrawal.  Please forward to friends and colleagues.

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Webinar on the Federal Budget

When: Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 8:00 am
Where: Conference call briefing

National Priorites Project's latest webinar: Federal Budget 101 is a 15-minute presentation that will introduce people to the federal budgeting process and some of NPP's other resources.  

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America’s Biggest Jobs Program — the U.S. Military

America’s biggest — and only major — jobs program is the U.S. military

Robert Reichby Robert Reich - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010


A credit card for war, but no cash for teachers?

Let's Give Congress Our Marching Orders

July 20, 2010 - BY JESSE JACKSON - Chicago Sun Times

Will the U.S. once more sacrifice economic justice at home for war abroad? Dr. King used to say that the bombs dropped over Vietnam exploded in America's cities. The war on poverty was lost in those jungles.


Social Forum of the Americas

When: Sunday, August 8, 2010, 10:00 pm to Sunday, August 15, 2010, 8:00 pm
Where: Asunción, Paraguay

¡Otra America es posible! 
Fourth Americas Social Forum
Asunción, Paraguay
August 9-15, 2010

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Vigil to Close the School of the Americas

When: Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 8:00 pm to Sunday, November 21, 2010, 6:00 pm
Where: Fort Benning, GA

The November Vigil to Close the School of the Americas at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia will be held from November 18-21, 2010The annual vigil is always held close to the anniversary of the 1989 murders of Celina Ramos, her mother Elba and six Jesuit priests at a the University of Central America in El Salvador.

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Move the Money, Starve the Empire

Christine AhnJune 26 may have been the last day of the U.S. Social Forum (USSF) in Detroit, but it might very well be the emergence of a more powerful antiwar movement in this country.


One Nation, Working Together! Mobilization for Jobs, Peace, and Justice

When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, 9:00 am
Where: Washington, DC

See the One Nation Working Togther and the One Nation for Peace websites for additional details.

Register for low cost bus transportation ($25/$10 student/low income) or to let us know that you are coming.   Volunteer to distribute peace literature in DC!

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Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking

When: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 10:00 pm to Sunday, October 24, 2010, 8:00 pm
Where: Memphis

"Experiments with Truth" 

with Tim Wise, Rev. Billy Kyles, & Jaribu Hill.

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U.S. Conference of Mayors: Slash Nuclear Weapons Spending and Redirect Funds

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) unanimously adopted a groundbreaking resolution, Supporting U.S. Participation in Global Elimination of Nuclear Weapons and Redirection of Nuclear Weapons Spending to Meet the Needs of Cities, at the conclusion of its 78th annual meeting in Oklahoma City on June 14, 2010.


Afghanistan update by David Wildman

When: Tuesday, June 1, 2010, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Conference call briefing • call 218-936-4141 - access code 5849756

Join us for a conference call briefing by David Wildman, who has just returned from Afghanistan.   The briefing is sponsored by the UFPJ Afghanistan Working Group.

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Susan Kushner Resnick discusses "Goodbye Wifes and Daughters"

When: Thursday, June 10, 2010, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Back Pages Books • 289 Moody Street • Waltham

Join us as Susan Kushner Resnick discusses her all-too-timely new book about the mining disaster at Bear Creek, Montana in 1943.  80 miners went in, only 3 came out.  This book chronicles the aftermath of the disaster as the families of the miners fought against the attempt to cover up the disaster as collatoral damage for the arms buildup during World War II.  This event is free and open to all.  Event information is also available here.

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