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America the Vulnerable: Digital Espionage, Crime, and Warfare

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 4:00 pm
Where: First Parish Church in Cambridge • 3 Church Street • Cambridge

America The Vulnerable Book CoverFormer National Security Agency insider Joel Brenner explores the chilling future of espionage and warfare in the digital matrix that bounds our world. The threats, he argues, are more serious than acts of identity theft and Wikileaks that we are familiar with. Do the laws and protocols that govern “real” world crime apply to digital crime as well?

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Wikileaks and the Pentagon Papers

When: Sunday, November 20, 2011, 1:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Mass. Ave., 2nd Floor • Central Sq T • Cambridge
PROGRESSIVE MOVIE NIGHT                   Third Sunday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

 

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Goverment Moves to Prevent Tarek Mehanna from Presenting his Case to the Jury

Tarek MehannaIn a series of pre-trial motions filed on October 3, 2011, government prosecutors are seeking to restrict any evidence, commentary or testimony that would expose the political nature and retaliatory motives of their case against Tarek Mehanna. The motions themselves lay bare the real issues at stake in the case: all the things that the government wants to prevent the defense from talking about.

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Occupied Wall Street - The Newspaper

Would you like to know more about the Occupations that are sweeping the country? What are these people actually demanding? Who are they? What are their goals? What are their tactics? 

You can get some insight into these issues by reading the newspaper produced by people at the "Occupy Wall Street" occupation. 

Use the links below to download a PDF file to your own computer where you can view it with the *Adobe PDF Reader. 

 Occupied Wall Street Journal - Issue #1 (file size 674Kbytes)

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Liquor lobby role leaves a bad taste

No Justice! No Peace!

statement by Chuck Turner read at the UJP Conference, "Ending the Endless Wars and Occupations", Oct. 1, 2011
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Why I arrested Donald Rumsfeld

30 Sep 2011 - guardian.co.uk

As a Veteran for Peace, I consider the lies we were told by the Bush administration made the Iraq invasion a war crime

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No Cheers for Assassination

Targeting Dissent

by: Nancy Murray and Kade Crockford, Truthout and ACLU Massachusetts | Truthout Special Feature

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Targeting Muslims

Little Brothers Are Watching: The Example of Massachusetts

Tuesday 13 September 2011
by: Nancy Murray and Kade Crockford, Truthout and ACLU Massachusetts | Truthout Special Feature

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Protest War Criminal Donald Rumsfeld

When: Monday, September 26, 2011, 3:00 pm
Where: Old South Meeting House • 310 Washington St • Downtown Crossing T • Boston

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is coming to Boston to sell his new book. He's profiting off his murderous career while the world still lives with the consequences: two endless wars, thousands killed, million of lives wrecked, trillions of dollars wasted.

WE SAY: HELL NO! Come join the picket and tell Rumsfeld that he's not welcome in Boston--or anywhere that's not in jail.

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Award-Winning Activist Songwriters Emma’s Revolution Concert

When: Friday, September 30, 2011, 5:00 pm
Where: Unitarian Universalist Area Church at First Parish in Sherborn • 11 Washington Street • Sherborn

Smart, funny and informative. Like Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart with guitars.  emma's revolution has strong connections with UU churches. They performed at the first ever International Convocation of Unitarian Universalist Women and at GA in 2009 and 2010.

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Award-Winning Activist Songwriters Emma’s Revolution Concert

When: Saturday, October 1, 2011, 5:00 pm
Where: First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington • 630 Massachusetts Avenue • Arlington

Smart, funny and informative. Like Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart with guitars.  emma's revolution has strong connections with UU churches. They performed at the first ever International Convocation of Unitarian Universalist Women and at GA in 2009 and 2010.

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Cambridge-El Salvador Sister City Report-Back

When: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Senior Center. • 806 Mass. Ave (in Central Square). • Cambridge
The evening will include slides, presentations and ideas for action to highlight the 25th anniversary celebrations of San José Las Flores, and urgent action on gold mining.
 
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