[act-ma] 7PM Fri, 10/24: Eyewitness to occupation: Dahr Jamail in Boston!

tom arabia tom_arabia at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 23 10:24:24 PDT 2008


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RESISTING EMPIRE

www.resistingempire.org 
 
Come hear Dahr Jamail, Iraq Veterans Against the War, and UMass Boston Antiwar Coalition speak 
 
Two Chances: 
  
1PM FRIDAY OCTOBER 24 
@ UMass-Boston, McCormack Bldg, 3rd Fl, Ryan Lounge
Contact: jaunmiguel5999 at gmail.com
 
and 
  
7PM FRIDAY OCTOBER 24 
@ SPONTANEOUS CELEBRATIONS  
www.spontaneouscelebrations.org 
45 DANFORTH ST (STONY BROOK T), JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130
Contact: resistempireboston at gmail.com, 617-970-2701

 
Nat'l Co-sonsors: Haymarket Books, IVAW, Alternet, Nation Books 
Local Co-sponsors:  IVAW Boston, Military Families Speak Out, International Socialist Organization, UMass Boston Antiwar Coalition, Mass Peace Action, Mass Global Action, United for Justice with Peace, Stop the Wars Coalition, Joiner Center for the Study of War and Social Consequence, Activist Melodies for the People, American Friends Service Committee

 
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.   
 
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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