[act-ma] Fri, 10/24: Dahr Jamail Speaks in Boston
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Wed Oct 15 14:10:35 PDT 2008
Come hear Dahr Jamail, Iraq Veterans Against the War, and UMass Boston Antiwar Coalition speak
1PM FRIDAY OCTOBER 24
@ UMass-Boston, McCormack Bldg, 3rd Fl, Ryan Lounge
Contact: jaunmiguel5999 at gmail.com
7PM FRIDAY OCTOBER 24
@ SPONTANEOUS CELEBRATIONS
45 DANFORTH ST (STONY BROOK T), JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130
Nat'l Co-sonsors: Haymarket Books, IVAW, Alternet, Nation Books
Local Co-sponsors: International Socialist Organization, IVAW Boston, UMass Boston Antiwar Coalition, Mass Peace Action, Mass Global Action, United for Justice with Peace, Stop the Wars Coalition
Here and around the world, people want to see an end to the Iraq War and a change in the reckless direction of U.S. foreign policy.
U.S. aggression has inflicted a humanitarian catastrophe—from Iraq, to Afghanistan, and beyond—with millions of people killed or turned into refugees.
American troops continue to suffer and die, while schools and hospitals fall apart.
A new resistance needs to be built from the ground up.
To build it, we need to hear the stories the mainstream media refuse to tell: the stories of war resisters, unembedded journalists, and activists.
Resisting Empire starts with us. See: www.resistingempire.org
Dahr Jamail, (www.dahrjamailiraq.com) winner of the 2007 Martha Gelhorn prize for journalism, will be cutting through the media lies of a "successful surge", offering a depiction of what occupation really looks like, and a humanizing rather than demonizing perspective on the Iraqi people. He'll speaking on his new release from Haymarket: Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches From an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq
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