[act-ma] 5/15, Tue, James Carroll Speaks, and PeaceWorks Birthday Party!
amyh at texnology.com
Sun May 6 14:54:58 PDT 2007
Brookline PeaceWorks Presents:
Boston Globe Columnist,
National Book Award Winner, Peace Advocate
Tuesday May 15
All Saints Church
1773 Beacon, Brookline
Corner of Beacon and
Cleveland Circle Green line T
free, contributions welcome
How We Got Into the War on IRAQ
Based on his newly released book
House Of War
The Pentagon and the Disastrous
Rise of American Power
He argues that "in the nuclear age, civilian oversight of
American military policy had become largely mythical," that the Pentagon
had "Congress in its thrall and presidents at its mercy."
...today, though we no longer face an enemy that poses an
existential threat to the nation, we're needlessly maintaining
a military force that is more dangerous than any other force
in the world, capable of instantly destroying all life on the
...we have not begun to reckon at all with the nonsense of
American policies toward nuclear weapons today -- the fact
that we're resuming their production even now, that we
continue to threaten their use even now.
How can these questions be so unreckoned with?
Meet James Carroll, Discussion
Birthday cake celebrating PeaceWorks'
five years of antiwar activism
peace at texnology.com
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