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Kinder Morgan On The Run!??

The infamous Kinder Morgan company that wants to build a new pipeline from New York state to Dracut through woods, orchards, communities, and wetlands in Massachusetts has revised its route.

In a Boston Globe front page story dated 12/6/14, that begins, “Stung by intense local opposition…” -- one could almost think that a people’s victory was at hand!

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Gasland II

When: Thursday, December 4, 2014, 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl Street • Central T • Cambridge
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Countering the Threat of Nuclear Disaster from Pilgrim Power Plant

When: Monday, December 8, 2014, 2:00 pm
Where: First Church in Cambridge (Congregational) • 11 Garden St • Hastings Rm - Harvard T • Cambridge
Come to the Dec. 8 organizing meeting
to address the real dangers of
the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth, MA
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Peace & Planet: No Nukes! No Wars! No Warming!

When: Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 2:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • across from Park St T • Boston

Boston Area Organizing Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7:00 pm
encuentro 5
9A Hamilton Place, Boston
across from Park Street T

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Join Us to Close Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Now

When: Sunday, November 16, 2014, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: The Democracy Center • 45 Mt Auburn St • Harvard T • Cambridge

JOIN US TO CLOSE PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER PLANT NOWPlease, come to a meeting.  Hear what we are planning to do to close Pilgrim now and come with your ideas and bring friends. Members from Cape Downwinders   will talk to us at the meeting. WE NEED YOU NOW. Directions to Democracy Center:

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A week of Salvadoran Solidarity

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Senior Center • 806 Mass. Ave. (Central Sq T stop) • Cambridge

Saturday, October 18 - Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Week of Salvadoran Solidarity
with San José Las Flores Mayor Felipe Tobar
and Council President Douglas Serrano

Thursday, October 23, 6:30-8:30
Cambridge Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave. (Central Sq stop)


How US foreign policy created the immigration crisis

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A week of Salvadoran Solidarity

When: Saturday, October 18, 2014, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Co-Housing • 175 Richdale Ave (Porter Square T stop) • Cambridge

Saturday, October 18 - Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Week of Salvadoran Solidarity
with San José Las Flores Mayor Felipe Tobar
and Council President Douglas Serrano

Saturday, October 18, 6:30-8:30 PM
Cambridge Co-Housing, 175 Richdale Ave (closest – Porter Sq. T)


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When: Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:00 pm
Where: Common St. Community Church • 14 Common St., Natick, MA • Natick

Saturday Oct 25, 2014 4- 7 PM

Making Peace With Earth

Common Street Community Church, First Congregational Church of Natick,
Hartford St. Presbyterian Church, TABCOM Creation Ministries, and
Pax Christi Metrowest invite you to a performance, skill-share and common

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The Environmental Poisoning of Iraq: Why Academics Must Speak Out

When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 3:30 pm
Where: Massachusetts Institute of Technology 32 - 141 • 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge • Cambridge

 MIT Science for the People Seminar Series presents

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Vigil to Save the Silver Maple Forest

When: Friday, September 26, 2014, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Silver Maple Park • Acorn Park Drive • Walk from Alewife, along bike path, past bridge, left into meadow • Cambridge/Arlington/Belmont border

Friends of the Silver Maple Forest (which borders on Cambridge, Arlington and Belmont) have called an emergency candlelight vigil to save the forest from the bulldozers of a Pennsylvania developer.

Despite years of effort, this 15 acre wooded upland that is home to deer, coyote, mink, river otter, red fox, and 90 species of birds, including hawks, wild turkey, blue heron, swans, hummingbirds and goldfinches, is slated to be clear cut in the next several weeks.

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Gasland II

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014, 4:07 pm
Where: SATV-Salem • 285 Derby St • Salem






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Tapped (film)

When: Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl St • Central T • Cambridge

First Thursday Documentary Films


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Saint Francis Day - A Vital Conversation: Integrating Ecology, Justice and Peace

When: Saturday, October 4, 2014, 7:00 am
Where: Agape Community • 2062 Greenwich Rd. • Ware

Featuring keynote speakers Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
Co-Directors of Forum on Religion and Ecology, Yale University and
Executive Producers of the film "Journey of the Universe"

 with an activist panel to include

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Naomi Klein: This Changes Everything

When: Thursday, October 16, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: First Parish in Cambridge • 1446 Massachusetts Ave • Harvard T • Cambridge

Naomi Klein, award-winning journalist and best-selling author, has been exploring the interface between environmental degradation and capitalism for more than a decade.  Her new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate,  provides a far-reaching explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core “free market” ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems.

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Lesley University Welcomes Environmentalist Bill McKibben

When: Monday, September 8, 2014, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Lesley University • 34 Mellen Street • Marran Theater • Cambridge


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