[act-ma] Protest General Petraeus: tuesday April 21 at 3:30pm JFK School

Michael Borkson nosanctions at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 18 00:25:09 PDT 2009











Stop The Wars Coalition and Harvard students will be there to protest war criminal Petraeus.







General David Petraeus is the commander of the US Central Command overseeing US military operations in both Iraq and Afghanistan.  Previously Petraeus was the Commanding General of the "Multi-national force in Iraq".   Petraeus will be speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government on JFK Street in Harvard Square on Tuesday April 21 at 4 PM.  It is a good spot for a protest.   


 

From: "The Institute of Politics" <iop_newsletter at ksg.harvard.edu>
Date: April 10, 2009 4:36:09 PM EDT
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SPRING FELLOWS STUDY GROUPS

Spring IOP Fellows will hold study groups next week Monday April 13th through Thursday April 16th. Information on study group topics and meeting times appears below.

* * Rose Styron' s study group, "Art and Politics: The Influence of Writers and other Artists on Human Rights & Public Policy" has concluded for the semester. 

The Policy and Politics of Addiction, Mental Illness and Health Care Reform
Study group led by IOP Fellow
Jim Ramstad, U.S. Representative (1991-2009; R-MN)

Guest: Max Cleland, former U.S. Senator and Secretary of Veterans Affairs 
Monday, April 13
Time: 4:00 PM 
Location: Room L166
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Managing a Successful Campaign from the Courthouse to the White House: Lessons Learned from Winning (and losing) Campaigns at all Levels
Study group led by IOP Fellow 
Teresa Vilmain, political organizer, manager and consultant

Guest: David Plouffe, Obama for America campaign manager
***SEATING IS LIMITED
Wednesday, April 15
Time: 4:00 PM 
Location: Room L166
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***SPECIAL WEDNESDAY SESSION 
Improving U.S. Foreign Policy Through Global Health Diplomacy: A Prescription for Healing Open Wounds
Study group led by IOP Fellow 
Howard A. Zucker, former assistant director-general and representative of the director general, World Health Organization; former deputy assistant secretary of health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Guest: Dr. Ken Bernard, former special assistant to the President for Homeland Security, and Steve Solomon, senior legal counsel, World Health Organization
Wednesday, March 15
Time: 4:00 PM 
Location: FDR
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***FINAL STUDY GROUP
The Politics of Public Education: Teaching and Learning in America - It's Not as Simple as A-B-C
Study group led by IOP Fellow
Tina Flournoy, assistant to the president for public policy, American Federation of Teachers; former co-chair, Democratic National Committee's rules and bylaws committee

Thursday, April 16
Time: 4:00 PM 
Location: L166
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IOP INTERNSHIPS OFFICE HOURS

The Internship Program will be holding Office Hours on Fridays through the end of April with information about the Summer Stipend Program (see below), the Summer in Washington Program and resources for finding internships. 
Office Hours: 
Friday, April 17th 1-3 PM, Littauer 275
(2nd floor of the IOP)
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APPLICATION FOR SUMMER STIPENDS 
The Institute of Politics is proud to offer stipend funding for returning undergraduates accepting unpaid or low-paying summer jobs in domestic or international local, state or federal government or with public interest groups, non-governmental organizations, political organizations, campaigns, and non-profit groups. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 23rd 
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NATIONAL CAMPAIGN PANEL ON DRINKING AGE DEBATE
Sit-in on a National Campaign panel discussing current drinking age policy and its effectiveness on college campuses. 
Tuesday, April 14 – 5:30-6:30PM 
Harvard Hall 202 
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IOP VISITING FELLOW 
DAVID PLOUFFE

David Plouffe, campaign manager for Obama for America, will serve as an Institute of Politics Visiting Fellow next week. Highlights of Plouffe's fellowship include his participation in a Wednesday April 15 open event in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum and a Pizza and Politics event for undergraduates on Friday April 17th at Kirkland House. 
PLOUFFE BIO >






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THE HONORABLE THERESE MURRAY

***THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT
President of the Massachusetts Senate,Therese Murray, on "Massachusetts Health Care: A Model for the Nation"
Tuesday, April 14th
Time: 6:00 PM
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MILLENNIAL MAKEOVER

How MySpace and YouTube are Transforming American Politics
With HKS lecturer Elaine Kamarck and authors Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais
Wednesday, April 15th
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Littauer 166 
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HPR LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE HOME
The Harvard Political Review, the preeminent undergraduate journal of politics and public policy, has launched a new website. Published quarterly by the Institute of Politics, HPR writers analyze the current and future political climate.
VISIT SITE >



FEDERAL SERVICE STUDENT AMBASSADORS PROGRAM - PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service is currently accepting applications for its "Federal Service Student Ambassadors" program, an initiative designed to increase interest in federal service on college campuses. After completion of a federal summer internship, “Ambassadors” will lead outreach efforts to campus communities during the 2009-10 academic year and raise awareness of the incredible opportunities and benefits of federal service. 

Applications and accompanying materials must be received by 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2009 
APPLY NOW > 




4/17 "BOOTCAMP" ON SEEKING ELECTIVE OFFICE
The Congressional Black Caucus Institute is presenting a "Running for Public Office Bootcamp" workshop at Harvard Kennedy School on Friday April 17, which will offer hands-on training in political campaign operations. The workshop is part of the annual HKS student "Black Policy Conference" event. 
Friday, April 17 – 8 AM 
Harvard Kennedy School 
To register or learn more,
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FORUM: LEADERSHIP THROUGH PUBLIC SERVICE

A panel discussion with: 
Max Cleland
United States Senator (1997-2003, D-GA) 
Eric Greitens 
Founder and chairman, The Center for Citizen Leadership; U.S. Navy SEAL officer
Maura Sullivan
Joint degree MPA/MBA student, HKS/HBS; former captain, United States Marine Corps
General Tad Oelstrom (moderator)Adjunct lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; director, National Security Program 

Monday, April 13th
Time: 6:00 PM 
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FORUM LIVE:
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OTHER UPCOMING FORUM EVENTS:

Wednesday, April 15 - 6PM: 
A public address by: David Plouffe
LEARN MORE >

Thursday, April 16 - 6PM: 
Joining Forces to End Gang Violence 
A conversation with: Leroy Baca, William Bratton, Constance Rice and Christopher Stone
LEARN MORE >

Friday, April 17 - 5PM: 
Victory in Unity: Realizing the Dream Deferred
A public address by: Susan L. Taylor
LEARN MORE >







TICKETED EVENT:
Tuesday, April 21 - 4PM: 
21st Century Leadership: Lessons from the U.S. Military
A conversation with: 
General David Petraeus 
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RECENT FORUM EVENTS:

4.8.2009 Solutions: A Transformative U.S. African Policy
Event Speakers: Graham T. Allison, Amb. Jendayi Frazer 
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4.6.2009 Blaming the Victims: The Last Stand of the Deregulators
Event Speakers: David Ellwood, Barney Frank 
WATCH NOW >

4.2.2009 A Country That Works
Event Speakers: Marshall Ganz, Jake Waxman, Andy Stern 
WATCH NOW >

4.1.2009 U.S. Energy Independence: Forty Years of Failure, Society Ever More Divided and Unequal. What's Next?
Event Speakers: David Ellwood, John Hofmeister 
WATCH NOW >

3.23.2009 A public address by Howard Dean
Event Speakers: Howard Dean, Bill Purcell, Tina Flournoy 
WATCH NOW >

3.18.2009 A public address by Gerry Adams
Event Speakers: Gerry Adams, Graham Allison, Amb. Paula Dobriansky 
WATCH NOW >

3.17.2009 2009 Goldsmith Awards Ceremony 
Event Speakers: Gwen Ifill, Alex Jones 
WATCH NOW >

3.16.2009 Darfur: Responsibility to Protect
Event Speakers: Mia Farrow, Sarah Sewall, Rose Styron 
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FORUM ARCHIVES:
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