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Vijay Prashad at OccupyBoston

When: Sunday, October 23, 2011, 12:30 pm
Where: Occupy Boston Site - FSU "soapbox" • Atlantic Ave. & Summer St • South Station T • Boston

Vijay Prashad

Author of “The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World.”

Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series @OccupyBoston

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Elite Control over US Foreign Policy

When: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 2:00 pm
Where: Occupy Boston Site - FSU "soapbox" • Atlantic Ave. & Summer St • South Station T • Boston

Gary Leupp: Lessons from Vietnam, to Iraq, to Today

Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series @OccupyBoston

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Burma update

Nang T. KhaiTalking about Burma. This time, it has been a dilemma situation for the opposition movement especially the interest groups in exiles - whether they should cheer at the improvements that have taken place or jeer at the Junta that can't really be trusted. 

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Through Hiroshima Eyes: Reflections and Art of an A-Bomb Survivor

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting Center • 5 Longfellow Park, off Brattle St. • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

Free and open to the public

This talk by Junko Kayashige will provide a unique opportunity to connect with that place and time through the artworks and personal testimony of a survivor.

The program will begin at the Cambridge Friends Meeting House at 4:00 p.m.
followed by a tour of the exhibit at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Blood on the Tracks: The Life and Times of S. Brian Willson

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 4:30 pm
Where: Peace Abbey • 2 North Main St. ( Rt. 27) • Sherborn

Blood On The Tracks Book CoverPeace Activist S.Brian Willson will speak on his new book Blood on the Tracks:  The Life and Times of S. Brian Willson.

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With Hiroshima Eyes: Exhibit Opening

When: Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Harvard Graduate School of Education • 6 Appian Way • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

With Hiroshima Eyes: Gallery Talk

When: Thursday, October 13, 2011, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Harvard Graduate School of Education • 6 Appian Way • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

With Hiroshima Eyes

When: Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 2:00 pm to Monday, October 31, 2011, 4:00 pm
Where: Harvard Graduate School of Education • 6 Appian Way • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

We are fortunate that Junko Kayashige, a Hiroshima A-bomb survivor and artist, has long wanted to exhibit her art in the United States. It will be on exhibit throughout the month of October at Harvard University’s School of Education at 6 Appian Way just off Brattle St. in Harvard Square.

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Changes in the global economy, the rise of BRIC

When: Thursday, September 8, 2011, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd floor • Central Sq T • Cambridge

China Study Group 

Cristina Martinez will make a presentation followed by discussion on BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China), the group of mostly developing countries that is assuming greater and greater importance in the global economy.

BRIC is beginning to present an alternative, more democratic perspective on the global economic issues than the G7, the Western club of big economies led by the US.

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Unwanted Missiles for a Korean Island

By Christine Ahn  - New York Times Opinion Contributor

August 5, 2011

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"Hibakusha, Our Life to Live", with a Talk by the Filmmaker

When: Friday, August 5, 2011, 3:30 pm
Where: All Saints Parish • 1773 Beacon St - corner of Corey Rd • Brookline

Boston premiere of the film about the Hibakusha -- the survivors of the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  

The screening will be followed by a talk and Q&A by the filmmaker, David Rothauser, who is a Brookline resident.

The film is narrated by Phil Donahue.

More on the film: http://www.hibakusha-ourlifetolive.org/

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U.S. Campaign for Asia-Pacific Hegemony in Response to China's Rise

The Obama Administration’s Campaign to Reinforce U.S. Asia-Pacific Hegemony in Response to China’s Rise

Presented to the Global Network Against Weapons and Militarization in Space, North Andover, Massachusetts, June 18, 2011

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Burma: Why the Military Dictatorship?

When: Monday, June 27, 2011, 10:00 am
Where: First Church in Cambridge - Hastings Room • 11 Garden St • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

Nang KhaiNang Khai will speak on the history of Burma, problems of the military dictatorship and what Americans can do. Khai, a senior at Loras College and native of Mandalay, Burma, is a student activist who is working with Massachusetts Peace Action this summer.

A light lunch will be served. Donation $5 requested.

A Peace Action Lunchtime Seminar 

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Candlelight Vigil for Bangladeshi Villagers

When: Saturday, April 30, 2011, 5:00 pm
Where: Harvard Square • Cambridge

The Bangladeshi - American community is deeply concerned by the continuous killings and torture of Bangladeshi villagers(civilians) by the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF). The Indian BSF has killed 1,000 and tortured more than 3,000 Bangladeshis in the last 10 years. They have done so with impunity, to date not one BSF personnel (involved in violation against humanity) has been prosecuted for any crime.

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Vietnam Today: Women, Agent Orange and the Socialist Market Economy

When: Thursday, April 14, 2011, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd floor • Central Sq T • Cambridge


The China Study Group turns the focus to Vietnam (also a product of a socialist revolution):
 

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