[act-ma] [UJP Activist] THURSDAY! Tom Hayden: The Politics of War and Peace

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======== THURSDAY! TOM HAYDEN: THE POLITICS OF WAR AND PEACE =================

*Thursday, October 11, 7:30 pm
Curry College
Keith Auditorium, Academic & Performance Center
1071 Blue Hill Avenue, Milton*

At the forefront of opposing the wars in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq,  
Hayden was a leader in ending the Vietnam War a generation ago and has  
unmatched experience of 18 years as an elected official and 50 years  
of fighting for the public interest.

Among the things Mr. Hayden will be talking about are the economic,  
environmental, and human costs of war; the proportion of our taxes that go to  
the military; the threat to our democracy from the military-industrial  
complex - how the defense industry and other forces quash democracy through  
use of lobbyists, legislators, and media; and, how we can move toward an  
economy and society that benefits human welfare.

Tom Hayden is a leading voice for ending the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and  
Pakistan, for erasing sweatshops, saving the environment and reforming  
politics through a more participatory democracy.   He writes for /The  
Nation/ and is the Director of /The Peace and Justice Resource Center/ in  
Culver City, CA.   He was a founding member of Students for a Democratic  
Society in 1961 and author of the Port Huron statement.  He was beaten as a  
Freedom Rider in the Deep South and arrested in the protests against the  
Vietnam War at the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention.  He served 18 years  
in the California legislature and has been a delegate to six Democratic  
National Conventions.  He has written many books and has taught at a number  
of colleges including Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.   For  
more about Tom Hayden visit http://tomhayden.com/biography/ [1] and Tom  
Hayden on twitter @TomEHayden. For more about Milton for Peace visit  
http://www.facebook.com/miltonforpeace [2] and www.miltonforpeace.eboard.com  
[3]. Visit the Curry website for directions and follow the signs to the Levin  
Library parking  
lot http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/our-campus/directions-and-campus-map.html  
[4].    Presented by Milton for Peace, the event is cosponsored by The  
American Friends Service Committee; Church of the Holy Spirit, Mattapan;  
Curry Committee for Social and Environmental Justice; Dorchester People for  
Peace; Dorchester/Roxbury Labor Committee; First Parish in Milton, Unitarian  
Universalist; Mass Peace Action; The Milton Times; My Town Matters; St.  
Elizabeth Church; Sustainable Milton; and United for Justice with Peace.     
A $5 suggested donation will be requested – free to Curry students.  Mr.  
Hayden will also be signing his books.   (If AV equipment permits, the  
presentation will be followed by a VP Debate viewing party.)
United for Justice with Peace [5] is a coalition of peace and justice  
organizations and community peace groups in the Greater Boston region. The  
UJP Coalition, formed after September 11th, seeks global peace through social  
and economic justice.

/Help us continue to do this critical work! Make a donation to UJP today.  
[6]/

info at justicewithpeace.org [7]

617-383-4857 www.justicewithpeace.org [8] Upcoming Events:  Michael Klare:  
The Race for What's Left [9] Wed Oct 10 4:00pm UMass Boston Campus Center,  
Room 3545 Dorchester Tom Hayden: The Politics of War and Peace [10] Thu Oct  
11 7:30pm Curry College, Keith Auditorium, Academic & Performance Center  
Milton Expose AIPAC: People's Forum [11] Sat Oct 13 3:45pm Palestine Cultural  
Center for Peace Allston Expose AIPAC: Day of Action [12] Sun Oct 14 12:00pm  
Seafront District Boston The Deadly Connection: Endless War and the  
Ecological/ Economic Crisis [13] Sun Oct 21 7:00pm First Unitarian Society in  
Newton West Newton The Elections and the "Unpeoples"--Discussion with Noam  
Chomsky, Val Moghadam, and Vijay Prashad [14] Thu Nov 8 7:30pm Old South  
Church Boston Peace Movement: Next Steps [15] Sun Nov 11 7:00pm Jefferson  
Cutler House Arlington Bombs versus Budgets: The High Price of Nuclear  
Weapons [16] Sun Nov 18 7:00pm First Unitarian Society in Newton West Newton
/More Peace and Justice Events [17].    How to Submit Events [18]/ 
 

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[1] http://tomhayden.com/biography/
[2] http://www.facebook.com/miltonforpeace
[3] http://www.miltonforpeace.eboard.com/
[4] http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/our-campus/directions-and-campus-map.html
[5] http://justicewithpeace.org
[6] http://justicewithpeace.org/donate
[7] mailto:info at justicewithpeace.org
[8] http://www.justicewithpeace.org
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[16] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/3887
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