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The War You Don't See (film)

When: Thursday, June 16, 2011, 3:40 pm
Where: 243 Broadway, Cambridge - corner of Broadway and Windsor, entran • Cambridge

The War You Don't See
A Film by John Pilger, world renowned filmmaker & journalist, whose previous films include The War on DemocracyStealing a Nation, and Breaking the Silence – among many others.

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Peaceful protest of the WikiLeaks grand jury

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: City Hall Plaza • Government Center T • Boston

We, Civic Counsel, represent an emergent group of Boston-area students and professionals who, independent of political affiliation, are outraged by the US government's unlawful conduct regarding Bradley Manning and the ongoing WikiLeaks investigation.

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Racial Justice Battles of the Forties & Fifties

When: Friday, June 24, 2011, 3:30 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Floor • Chinatown T • Boston

 Join activist historian Mark Solomon for reflection on the racial justice battles of the 1940s and 50s - that great in-between period that provided the connective tissue between the great upsurges of the 1930s and powerful peace and justice movements of the 1960s. Going beyond mere generational analysis, this personal account integrates race, class and gender dimensions with a global perspective in an era when such transformative figures as Paul Robeson and W.E.B du Bois were still widely recognized and respected.

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Keep Massachusetts out of the federal anti-immigrant dragnet "Secure Communities."

Eight states still haven't caved, and Massachusetts is one of them.

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Bradley Manning Support Network teleconference

Noted attoneys, military experts, and trasparency advocates who support Private First Class Bradley Manning held a press teleconference on Wednesday morning (May 25, 2011, 11:00am ET) to discuss updates in Manning's situation.  The teleconference was scheduled for the day before the one-year anniversary of PFC Manning's arrest.

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Letters on Killing of bin Laden

The Boston Globe printed two letters by members of Cambridge UJP on the killing of Osama Bin Laden.

Subject: killing of Bin Laden

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In Defense of Bradley Manning

When: Sunday, June 5, 2011, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd Floor • Central Sq T • Cambridge

Secret FBI documents reveal attack on democratic rights of anti-war and international solidarity activists

Committee to Stop FBI Repression Statement - May 18, 2011

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2011 Bill of Rights Dinner

When: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 2:45 pm
Where: Westin Copley Place Hotel

This year's Dinner features rabble-rousing Salon.com columnist Glenn Greenwald; comedian, author and "vigilante pundit" Baratunde Thurston from The Onion; and civil rights and liberties leader State Rep. Byron Rushing.

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American Uprising with Author Dan Rasmussen

When: Friday, May 13, 2011, 4:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th floor • Chinatown T • Boston

As the US again discovers its rebellious side, we are proud to host author Dan Rasmussen speaking to his New York Times bestselling book: American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt. This evening of reflection on an uprising, its suppression and disappearance from history brings together many themes that connect with still unresolved challenges of an unfinished American history. Dan will be joined by social change activists invited from the e5 community.

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Reflections from Behind the Wall

Chuck TurnerI said in my April 14th reflection that as African-Americans, we have two roles to play in the liberation of this country from the control and oppression of the oligarchy. First, we have to work with those of all races who recognize our collective need for strategy and action if we are to establish a framework of economic democracy and equity in this country.

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American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt

When: Friday, May 13, 2011, 4:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 • Chinatown T • Boston

Join author Dan Rasmussen for a discussion of the largest American slave uprisng and its suppressed history.

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Our Human Responsibility is to Create Our Own Reality

A Golden Opportunity for Real Patriots

 

Bill of Rights Defense Committee

Dear Supporter,

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Labor, Health Care & Human Rights with Steve Early

When: Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Bowditch School Community Room • 82 Green St • Green St T • Jamaica Plain

Book Party and Forum

Steve Early was an  organizer for the Communications Workers of America for 27 years, and is one of the editors of three independent  labor newsletters. He has written for many publications, including "Embedded  wth Organized Labor: Journalistic Reflections on the Class War at Home".
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