[act-ma] Peace and justice calendar, February 26, 2018 -- What an active city we live in!

Amy Hendrickson amyh at texnology.com
Mon Feb 26 15:52:55 PST 2018


From: Cole Harrison, Massachusetts Peace Action <info at masspeaceaction.org <mailto:info at masspeaceaction.org> >
Date: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 12:09 PM
Subject: Peace and justice calendar, February 26, 2018
To: pratvirg at gmail.com <mailto:pratvirg at gmail.com> 




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Dear Activists,

Massachusetts Peace Action has many important events on the horizon this Spring! We would love it if you could join us at one or more of these screenings, talks, conferences, concerts, or marches! Help us work towards a more peacful tomorrow.



 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=lCfRr3VQcunqQDlxYN0x4%2FYr5zq2CSiw> Film Screening: The Occupation of the American Mind


February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=3sUk%2BPw6vtQ8ac3BW%2F4aZ%2FYr5zq2CSiw> Adams Street Branch, Boston Public Library, 690 Adams St <https://maps.google.com/?q=690+Adams+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Dorchester+,+MA+02122&entry=gmail&source=g>  
Dorchester <https://maps.google.com/?q=690+Adams+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Dorchester+,+MA+02122&entry=gmail&source=g> , MA <https://maps.google.com/?q=690+Adams+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Dorchester+,+MA+02122&entry=gmail&source=g>  02122 <https://maps.google.com/?q=690+Adams+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Dorchester+,+MA+02122&entry=gmail&source=g>   <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=ts6Lz%2B4btJUFOCEIf7VW3PYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

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Join us on February 26th for a screening of The Media Education Foundation's film The Occupation of the American Mind. This event is free, and drinks & light refreshments will be served. Why does the US support a racial Apartheid system in Israel where its Arab minority has only second-class citizenship and millions of Palestinians have no rights at all? Why do we give Israel more than $4 billion in aid every year to maintain its violent military rule over occupied Palestine…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=p8dxC%2BGxhLzkdKO6RvzB6%2FYr5zq2CSiw> Join Massachusetts Peace Action at Local Environmental Action


March 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=U2Az6F3UTFcwN5k2r62DlPYr5zq2CSiw> Curry Student Center, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave <https://maps.google.com/?q=360+Huntington+Ave+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02115+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  
Boston, MA <https://maps.google.com/?q=360+Huntington+Ave+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02115+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  02115 <https://maps.google.com/?q=360+Huntington+Ave+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02115+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  United States <https://maps.google.com/?q=360+Huntington+Ave+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02115+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>   <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=WAyufHGHmbsMqyJVXUFl8PYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

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Registration is open for Local Environmental Action 2018! Register today and get the early-bird discount. Join MAPA, community leaders, environmental justice advocates and activists from across the region to build skills, discuss new ideas, and be inspired for the work ahead. Massachusetts Peace Action will be tabling at the event, <https://maps.google.com/?q=690+Adams+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Dorchester+,+MA+02122&entry=gmail&source=g>  and we hope you stop by and say hello! ? This is a fragrance free event. ?Thanks for bringing your own water bottle and coffee mug. Have questions about the event?…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=SJC9%2FwkY2sXuYIyvgez4ZfYr5zq2CSiw> Korea: Roots of the Current Crisis


March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=wXctLPx6EuXIiQXTZ%2BfOO%2FYr5zq2CSiw> First Unitarian Church of Worcester, 90 Main St <https://maps.google.com/?q=90+Main+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Worcester+,+MA+01608+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  
Worcester, MA <https://maps.google.com/?q=90+Main+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Worcester+,+MA+01608+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  01608 <https://maps.google.com/?q=90+Main+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Worcester+,+MA+01608+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  United States <https://maps.google.com/?q=90+Main+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Worcester+,+MA+01608+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>   <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=bleZ41iqknMKgNOHQxhmxw%2BYyzAHmpZN> + Google Map

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A lecture by Prof. Paul Ropp.   Lecture will be in the chapel.  Enter through upper parking lot on State Street Because of recent developments in Korea, nuclear scientists have moved the Doomsday clock to two minutes to midnight, <https://maps.google.com/?q=360+Huntington+Ave+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02115+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  the closest the world has come to a nuclear war since the 1950s. How did the small peninsular country of Korea become the focal point of a potential nuclear war?  In a PowerPoint slide lecture, Paul Ropp will explore the origins of…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=Yk5nHBE7oR8DYlGh3%2BKYdg%2BYyzAHmpZN> A Report from Susi Snyder: Don’t Bank on the Bomb


March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=yRBzYIavBACNpDh6nMqMRPYr5zq2CSiw> First Parish Cambridge – Helverson Parlor, 3 Church St <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  
Cambridge, MA <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  02138 <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  United States <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>   <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=fZXj8DuTWnq%2BWmab6fDX9PYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

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A Report from Susi Snyder Author, Don’t Bank on the Bomb Report Susi Snyder has coordinated the research, publication and campaigning activities surrounding the annually updated Don’t Bank on the Bomb report since 2013. She is is the Nuclear Disarmament Programme Manager for Pax in the Netherlands, and an International Steering Group member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, <https://maps.google.com/?q=90+Main+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Worcester+,+MA+01608+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.  Previously, Mrs. Snyder served as the Secretary General of the Women's International…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=RL5G6RdWH0YP6BkEzXOGffYr5zq2CSiw> From Landmines to Nuclear Weapons: A Conversation with Nobel Peace Prize Laureates


March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Leaders of two Nobel Peace Prize-winning coalitions will discuss the origins and evolution of humanitarian disarmament, and share their experiences successfully negotiating treaties that ban landmines, cluster munitions, and nuclear weapons. The speakers will also examine the humanitarian disarmament movement more broadly, <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  looking at both the law and the advocacy behind it. The conversation will feature: Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Steve Goose, Co-Founder of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, and Executive…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=9X0a83Rtj0dQYhBA1Fhls%2FYr5zq2CSiw> Current Issues in Humanitarian Disarmament: Targeting, Toxicity, Technology and Trade


March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=D%2B0mBYgsd2SXlO3dDooD5PYr5zq2CSiw> Harvard Law School, Austin 100 (North) Cambridge <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g> , MA 02138  <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=fOP6a%2FTZBOQMPdKV9C9%2FVvYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

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The directors of four civil society campaigns will examine how the humanitarian approach to disarmament has influenced their work and how they have adapted it to respond to contemporary challenges. They will discuss efforts to curb the urban use of certain explosive weapons, reduce the environmental impacts of armed conflict, preempt new technology that could autonomously make life-and-death decisions, and control the unlawful trade in arms. The panelists will include: Laura Boillot, International Network on Explosive Weapons Doug Weir, Toxic…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=T%2B21JdKeRvDf2qJNCX7sw%2FYr5zq2CSiw> Potluck and Discussion of Action on Imminent Nuclear Threats


March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=fiOGVGMMlHfAeSTRpq4ImfYr5zq2CSiw> South Berkshire Friends Meeting, 280 State Road <https://maps.google.com/?q=280+State+Road+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Great+Barrington+,+01230&entry=gmail&source=g>  
Great Barrington <https://maps.google.com/?q=280+State+Road+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Great+Barrington+,+01230&entry=gmail&source=g> , 01230 <https://maps.google.com/?q=280+State+Road+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Great+Barrington+,+01230&entry=gmail&source=g>   <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=JXQ4Zay84%2Fg2uYsDoAqJz%2FYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

Free

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The public is invited to welcome the Grafton Peace Pagoda Walkers to Great Barrington at the South Berkshire Friends Meeting House as they arrive on foot from Lenox Tuesday March 6, at 5PM. The group consists of 6 walkers including Japanese Buddhist Nun Jun-san Yasuda who has crossed the country five times on foot and logged several thousand additional miles for the cause of peace. They are walking to Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant to bring awareness to the protecting the planet and its people…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=bnoUF76YldIlLlsO1Za1avYr5zq2CSiw> Save VA Healthcare


March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=eQDMU0wOYuQA0rD428Do8w%2BYyzAHmpZN> Somerville VFW George Dilboy Post 529, 371 Summer Street <https://maps.google.com/?q=371+Summer+Street+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Somerville+,+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>  
Somerville, 02144 <https://maps.google.com/?q=371+Summer+Street+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Somerville+,+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>   <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=npIpUdj3NJHcIpfVUpT4RPYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

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A panel discussion with author of the book “Battle for Veterans’ Healthcare” Suzanne Gordon.       HELP US SAVE OUR HEALTHCARE   WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7th, 2018                     6:30 - 8:30 PM   SOMERVILLE VFW, POST 529       371 Summer Street, Somerville, MA 02144 <https://maps.google.com/?q=529+371+Summer+Street,+Somerville,+MA+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>    The Veterans Health Administration is under attack by groups who are for eliminating government programs and pushing the idea that only the private sector ‘works’.   SPONSORED BY:  BOSTON. CHAPTER 9, “SMEDLEY D. BUTTLER BRIGADE”

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=QrTEtfzIvAYQFgzA88MpHPYr5zq2CSiw> 21st Annual Boston-Area International Women’s Day


March 8 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=QrTEtfzIvAYlp2XOz%2BUa0vYr5zq2CSiw> Simmons College, Paresky Conference Center, 300 the Fenway 
Boston <https://maps.google.com/?q=360+Huntington+Ave+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02115+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g> , MA 02115 United States  <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=MJisAG8EOf%2F3QfZIvOaLMPYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

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Speaking Up and Out: Women Reshaping the Media Narrative Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day with an informative discussion among leaders in women’s advocacy. Our panelists will explore women-centered media, <https://maps.google.com/?q=280+State+Road+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Great+Barrington+,+01230&entry=gmail&source=g>  the challenges inherent in the absence of women’s representation, and what we achieve when we elevate women’s voices. Karen Holmes Ward - Moderator Panelists: Jaclyn Friedman, Writer, <https://maps.google.com/?q=371+Summer+Street+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Somerville+,+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>  Speaker, and Activist Saun Greene, Program Director, GRZL Radio Dr. Nada Mustafa Ali, Professor, University of Massachusetts-Boston Tickets are $12 and payable at…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=LC3R9vIvtAyAbyf82g2pYPYr5zq2CSiw> MAPA Next Gen: “Know” Nukes


March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=wXctLPx6EuWW31r3UdKBOvYr5zq2CSiw> First Parish Cambridge – Helverson Parlor, 3 Church St <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  
Cambridge, MA 02138 <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  United States <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>   <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=LdED1wYxKQOeTEwiUD7eCfYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

Free

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An expert panel discussion featuring Max Tegmark from the Future of Life Institute, Lilian I from the Ikeda Center and Michelle Cunha from Massachusetts Peace Action. Following a panel discussion, there will be break-out groups to discuss next steps! If you are interested in learning more about nuclear disarmament and seeking ways to promote peace, this event is for you! This event is part of a larger movement to bring together young people in their 20s and 30s to form…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=tEk4E5P4IyyCjMHrs2U4TvYr5zq2CSiw> Protest Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman at MIT


March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=lYaKJVeuFH%2FyW4%2BLssBKRvYr5zq2CSiw> MIT Campus – Main Entrance, 77 Massachusetts Ave 
Cambridge, 02139  <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=WWqJsYbbn5EdDmC%2FcZYpDvYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

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Date/time subject to change, depending on MBS' travel plans! Sign Up! Please fill out this form and share it:  bit.ly/protest-mbs-mit-signup <http://bit.ly/protest-mbs-mit-signup>  The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia – a country that has been responsible for the bombing of Yemen and its humanitarian crisis, the worldwide diffusion of a virulent form of Wahhabi Sunni Islam, the arming of rebels in various countries, and human rights violations in its own country – will be visiting MIT on or soon after the 10th of March.…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=dpUQzn6srMN2Sn9HfUV3VfYr5zq2CSiw> Ilan Pappe: Zionism and the Creation of the Biggest Prison on Earth


March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=0%2BgkmFEX6GLo8ZohJHF8zvYr5zq2CSiw> Cambridge Friends Meeting, 5 Longfellow Park <https://maps.google.com/?q=5+Longfellow+Park+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge&entry=gmail&source=g>  
Cambridge <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g> ,  <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=0MuArQmEnTPnQCrAToPmuvYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

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The event will be moderated by University of Massachusetts Boston Professor LEILA FARSAKH.   Ilan Pappe is a peace activist and one of the leading Israeli 'new historians' who have been re-writing the history of Israel's founding in 1948.  He is the author of a dozen books.  The expulsion of more than 700,000 Palestinians was the subject of his 2008 path-breaking volume, <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  'The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine.'  On March 10, he will be addressing some of the themes of his 2017…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=lHPXqlt5ZTeExAki1gqRAfYr5zq2CSiw> Racism: An Ongoing Dilemma


March 13 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=8g5eRku%2F5mpYhYG60dgWHPYr5zq2CSiw> Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 138 Tremont St. <https://maps.google.com/?q=138+Tremont+St.+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02111+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  
Boston, MA <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Church+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  02111 <https://maps.google.com/?q=138+Tremont+St.+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02111+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  United States <https://maps.google.com/?q=138+Tremont+St.+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02111+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>   <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=2pDbZhn5yPD8uVDNRAH8dPYr5zq2CSiw> + Google Map

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 Faith That Does Justice is holding a Community Meeting on Racism: An Ongoing Dilemma. Our discussion will feature members of The Boston Globe Spotlight Team.  The Boston <https://maps.google.com/?q=138+Tremont+St.+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02111+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  Globe’s main investigative unit, Spotlight is the oldest continually operating investigative unit in America. Since its creation, Spotlight has won multiple Pulitzer Prizes for its coverage, most recently for its ground-breaking reporting of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, which later spawned the critically acclaimed movie “Spotlight.”  In December 2017, the Spotlight team…

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=KSOl%2BlF2xO94X0tVBZe9kvYr5zq2CSiw> 17th Annual Walk for a New Spring


March 14 - April 16

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This is our 17th year of walking from winter to spring.     The walk begins March 16th  in Leverett, MA <https://maps.google.com/?q=138+Tremont+St.+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02111+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  at the Peace Pagoda.  We will spend two weeks visiting communities in Massachusetts, one week moving by foot/car to Washington, DC, the last week in DC and returning to the Boston/Lexington area to finish up our 32 day walk.  While in DC we will connect to Capital Hill through Congressman McGovern and celebrate the "Birth of the Buddha" at the DC Temple.  …

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 <http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=S2yhxEguc0B9G6yNJp51LfYr5zq2CSiw> Annual Meeting: Resisting War, Poverty and Racism


March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Resisting War, Poverty and Racism Massachusetts Peace Action 2018 Annual Meeting First Church in Cambridge, <https://maps.google.com/?q=138+Tremont+St.+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Boston+,+MA+02111+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  11 Garden St <https://maps.google.com/?q=11+Garden+St&entry=gmail&source=g>  One year into the Trump presidency and the situation for peace could not be more precarious. Nuclear war becomes more and more imminent as the crisis in Korea continues; the US-Saudi assault on Yemen has created one of the world's worst humanitarian crises; and spending on defense grows as programs for social good are threatened. It is more important than ever for…

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March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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In the spirit of the Olympic Truce, and in consideration of the looming threat of conflict in Korea, we invite you to join us for a film screening of Ramsay Liem's Memory of Forgotten War on Wednesday, 7 p.m. March 21 at the Morse Institute Library in Natick.  MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR (2013, 38 min.) conveys the human costs of military conflict through deeply personal accounts of the Korean War (1950-1953) by four Korean-American survivors. Their stories take audiences through the trajectory of…

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March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join us on March 26th for a screening of The Media Education Foundation's film The Occupation of the American Mind.  The Occupation of the American Mind critically examines the role of the Israeli government, the U.S. government, and the pro-Israel lobby in shaping media narratives about Israel/Palestine. This event is organized by Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East and co-sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace - Boston and Massachusetts Peace Action. UUJME-MA works for a peaceful and just resolution of…

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April 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Join us for our third event in a series of conferences.   Read about the 2017 conference and save the date, April 7! Saturday Sessions Include: Continuing Dangers Panelists include Prof. Max Tegmark, <https://maps.google.com/?q=11+Garden+St+%0D%0A+++++++++++++Cambridge+,+MA+02138+United+States&entry=gmail&source=g>  Prof. Elaine Scarry, Lizbeth Gronlund, & Prof. Zia Mian International Initiatives Towards Disarmament Panelists include Joseph Gerson, Hon. John Tierney, James Walsh, & ICAN representative Political Initiatives Spokespersons from Peace Action, Our Revolution, Poor People's Campaign, Council for a Livable World, Union of Concerned Scientists, & WAND Campus…

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April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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President Trump's tax bill is ensuring billions of dollors of profits to corporations and peanuts to working people. His military spending will lead to more wars and make us less safe. Cuts in essential programs from Medicaid to Social Security are in the offing. We must turn around Washington's budget insanity. STOP the TrumpTax PREVENT cuts to programs we need MOVE THE MONEY from the Pentagon to the People PASS the Peoples Budget We are facing ominous budget developments in…

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April 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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“…he effort to make sure American leaders can communicate with crews manning the nation’s nuclear missiles and nuclear-capable bombers is run out of Hanscom. In 2015, the Air Force selected the base as home for the Nuclear Command, Control and Communications Integration Directorate, a unit tasked with upgrading all the communications systems tying America’s strategic nuclear forces together.”  - Bedford Minuteman, Sept 14, 2017 In 1776, the shot heard around the world was fired within miles of Hanscom. In 2018,…

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April 21 @ 7:30 pm

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Chamber Music Boston: Jonathan Cohler, clarinet Rasa Vitkauskaite, piano Solomiya Ivakhiv, violin Program: Bartok, Contrasts Stravinsky, L’Histoire du Soldat other works In the last concert of our 2017- 2018 Music for Peace series, Boston’s newest chamber music ensemble, Chamber Music Boston, featuring Jonathan Cohler (clarinet), Rasa Vitkauskaite (piano), and guests, perform trios for violin, clarinet, and piano including Bartok’s “Contrasts” (premiered by Benny Goodman) and Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du Soldat.” Cohler and Vitkauskaite form today’s leading clarinet-piano duo and have recorded…

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