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Webinar March 26: Reportback from Peace Delegation to Venezuela

The U.S. Peace Council has organized a Peace and Solidarity Delegation to Venezuela. The delegation, which includes 13 leaders of prominent peace, civil rights and women's organizations in the United States and Canada, will be in Venezuela from March 10 to March 15.

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Reportback from El Salvador election observers

When: Sunday, March 31, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Private home • 18 Arborway • (parking around the corner on Prince Street) • Jamaica Plain

Presentation by Sneha Jah and Steve Powell--members of CISPES electoral observer delegation (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador)

Fundraiser for organizing projects in El Salvador and Boston CISPES

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First hand report: Brazil under Bolsanaro

When: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Mass. Ave. • Cambridge
A report from Brazil under Bolsonaro by Gary Dotterman, former director of the Center of Marxist Education in Cambridge.  The world did not end when the right-wing populist Bolsonaro took office in Brazil last December. In fact, his rise has prompted moves to greater unity in the Left. Gary Dotterman reports on developments. Gary lives in Minas Gerais, the most industrialized (and unionized) state in Brazil. He is the former long-time director of the CME.
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U.S. Peace Council Venezuela Delegation Report back Call

When: Monday, March 18, 2019, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: online • Boston

Film & Discussion: "Where The Guns Go" with Maria Termini

When: Monday, March 25, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

The so-called Drug War serves to make legal the killing and repression of people: the United States provides the weapons, while Mexico provides the people killed and disappeared. This documentary brings together the testimonies of human rights activists, journalists, and people in Mexico directly affected by the violence carried by both government forces and organized crime in Mexico, with U.S. support.

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Worcester Report Back: WFP Cuba Food Justice Delegation

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Stone Soup • 4 King Street • Worcester

Come join Witness for Peace New England 
<https://www.facebook.com/WFPnewengland/> at Stone Soup 

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Venezuela: Sanctions, Elections and Attempted Coup

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Community Church • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Will the crisis lead to a major new war?

The US is trying to overthrow the Maduro government with military threats, economic warfare and diplomatic isolation.  But the solutions for the problems in Venezuela are for the Venezuelans to decide.  The peace movement must oppose US intervention and support a resolution through peaceful dialogue!
 
Mike Clark will provide necessary historical context with the ...
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CCDS CALLS ON PROGRESSIVES TO OPPOSE US INTERVENTION IN VENEZUELA

Statement of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism

January 31, 2019

There now should be no doubt that the Trump Administration is pulling out all the stops to overthrow President Nicholas Maduro and the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).

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Hands Off Venezuela! No to US coup!

When: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Park Street Boston Common • Park and Tremont • Boston

Join the Committe for Peace and Human Rights and other groups on the 30th day after the US-backed coup attempt to overthrow Pres. Maduro of Venezuela.  While the coup did not work, the US continues its efforts for regime change.

Join us as we support Venezuelan sovereignty and oppose US meddling in Venezuelan affairs, through sanction and military threats.

We support Venezuela's right to chart its own course, without interference from the US or other imperialist powers.

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Film Screening: Venezuela, the Struggle Continues

When: Monday, February 4, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: MIT • STATA Center 32-124 • Cambridge
This independent documentary was made in 2013 a few weeks after the death of President Hugo Chávez by the producer and director Eduardo Aguiar, the journalist Iñaki Estívaliz, the cameraman Carlos Zayas and the soundman Kike Cubero.
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Film screening: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

When: Friday, February 8, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

Stop US aggression against Venezuela! Hands Off!

When: Friday, February 1, 2019, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Copley Square • 545 Boylston • in front of former Venezuelan consulate • Boston

This stand out and protest will denounce US sanctions on Venezuela and the continued orchestration of the regime change project. 

Slogans: End the Sanctions!  Hands off Venezuela!  US out of Latin America!

The US government has tried to turn Venezuela back into a neo-colony since the 1998 Bolivarian Revolution led by Hugo Chavez began to use Venezuela's vast oil wealth to benefit Venezuela. 

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Tell US to stop interfering in Venezuelan affairs!

Emergency Protest Opposing US-backed coup attempt in Venezuela

When: Friday, January 25, 2019, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: Copley Square • Boylston St. • Boston

What is Unfolding in Mexico?

When: Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Mass. Ave. • floor 2 • Cambridge

Speakers: John Womack, Jr.
What is unfolding in Mexico today? What are Donald Trump and capitalism stirring up? Historian John Womack, author of Zapata and the Mexican Revolution, assesses current developments and prospects.   

 
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