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Peace Leaders call for Kerry to Hold Afghanistan Hearings

Afghanistan protest, October 2010
From left, Eva Moseley of Peace Action, Joan Ecklein, Annelise Ebbe, and Jean Miller of WILPF, Chris Wyman, and Shelagh Foreman of Peace Action, discuss the Afghanistan war outside Kerry's office October 21. Ebbe, a native of Denmark and co-president of WILPF, is in the United States for WILPF's international board meeting.
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Statement on Verizon Strike

United for Justice with Peace whole-heartedly supports the striking Verizon workers.  As we advocate for peace, we know there will be no peace without justice.  We support collective bargaining and the unions' right to strike when negotiations break down.  

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Rumi's Field

“Out beyond ideas of rightdoing and wrongdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there.”
—Rumi

Keeping the biggest possible picture in mind, paradoxically, may give us the best lens through which to focus clearly upon the messy details of our lives at every level—internationally, nationally, locally, even personally.

How big a picture? Try: the whole earth and everything and everyone on it, through hundreds of millions of years of time.

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Take a Stand Against Nuclear Power and For Clean Energy!

When: Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Where: Massachusetts State House • Boston - State House Steps

 

Take a Stand Against Nuclear Power and For Clean Energy!

Wednesday April 6th, 2011, 1:30 pm

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War = Climate Change = War = Climate Change... Time to Break the Cycle!

[UJP has signed on to this statement by Climate SOS - Ed.]

There can be no solution to the climate crisis and no “climate justice” so long as the US military and its allies continue to pollute unabated, and to squander lives and resources. Likewise, there will be no end to war so long as global warming continues to accelerate. It’s time to break the cycle and end the death spiral!

Please join us in Cancun and beyond: “System Change” means No to War and No to Warming.

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Scarred Lands & Wounded Lives: The Environmental Footprint of War (film)

When: Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: Watertown Free Public Library • 123 Main St • Watertown

Film Showing and Discussion

This compelling and haunting documentary of war’s “silent casualty” -- the environment -- explores the under-reported, even ignored, ecological ramifications of war.

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Eight Years of War, How Many More? New England Rallies Against Wars and Occupation

When: Saturday, October 17, 2009, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Copley Square • Boylston & Dartmouth Sts. • Boston
U.S. Predator drone missile

All troops home now from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq!

End the siege of Gaza and all US support for the occupation of Palestine!

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Economic Recovery and Beyond: Redirecting Military and Energy Resouces

... is the title of a Mini-Conference sponsored by Watertown Citizens for Environmental Safety on the occassion of its 30th Anniversary.

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Fracked Gas Pipeline in Massachusetts?

On July 30, 2014 from 11 AM to 1 PM, there will be a rally at the State House in Boston to welcome and join the “rolling marchers” who are walking to protest a proposed pipeline of fracked gas running through their communities. 

This is a proposed high-pressure gas pipeline to run from New York, to Richmond in Berkshire County and through to Dracut, north of Boston. 

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Peace & Planet: Reportback on Vienna Nuclear Disarmament Conference

When: Monday, January 5, 2015, 2:30 pm
Where: Barker Center - Thompson Room • 12 Quincy St • Harvard T • Cambridge

Boston Area Organizing Meeting

Monday, Jan. 5, 7:30 pm
Barker Center
Thompson Room
12 Quincy St, Cambridge

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Nuclear Power Crisis 2011: Citizens Appeal

Thea PanethI set my pen to paper with a heavy heart as events unfold in Japan at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plants.  This is the third nuclear power catastrophe since I put on a backpack and walked down the access road at the site of the proposed Seabrook Nuclear power station on April 30, 1977. 

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Mass Mobilization for Climate Justice

When: Monday, November 30, 2009, 6:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: State House and Boston City Hall Plaza • Boston

“Systemic change, not climate change.” Join people concerned about the survival of the planet.  Add your voice to demand corporate money out of politics!

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Economic Recovery and Beyond: Redirecting Military and Energy Resources - Mini Conference

When: Saturday, May 9, 2009, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Watertown Free Public Library • 123 Main Street • Watertown Savings Bank Room • Watertown

Economic Recovery and Beyond: Redirecting Military and Energy Resouces is the title of a Mini-Conference sponsored by Watertown Citizens for Environmental Safety on the occassion of its 30th Anniversary.

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Fall Convergence for a New National Agenda

When: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: SEIU Local 32BJ District 615 • 26 West St, 2nd floor • Park St T • Boston

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SEIU state political director Harris Gruman

     Peace, GLBT and justice organizer Leslie Cagan

          BU professor of political science Neta Crawford

               climate activist Ben Thompson

                    ... AND YOU!

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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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