[act-ma] [UJP Activist] Bombs versus Budgets: The High Price of Nuclear Weapons

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======== BOMBS VERSUS BUDGETS: THE HIGH PRICE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS =============

Sunday, November 18, 2012, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Society in Newton • 1326 Washington St • Parish Hall •  
West Newton

 * /*The US has 5,000 nuclear weapons, deployed & in reserve*/
 * /*$185 billion in the budget for new weapons manufacturing*/
 * /*Mayors for Peace from 140 countries say NO*/

*William Hartung, *Director, Arms & Security Project, Center for  
International Policy.  

Hartung is the author of /Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of  
the Military-Industrial Complex /(Nation Books, 2011) and the co-editor,  
with Miriam Pemberton, of /Lessons from Iraq: Avoiding the Next  
War /(Paradigm Press, 2008). His previous books include /And Weapons for  
All /(HarperCollins, 1995), a critique of U.S. arms sales policies from the  
Nixon through Clinton administrations.  From July 2007 through March 2011,  
Mr. Hartung was the director of the Arms and Security Initiative at the New  
America Foundation. Prior to that, he served as the director of the Arms  
Trade Resource Center at the World Policy Institute. He also worked as a  
speechwriter and policy analyst for New York State Attorney General Robert  
Abrams. Bill Hartung’s articles on security issues have appeared in  
the /New York Times/, the /Washington Post/, the /Los Angeles Times/,/The  
Nation/, and the /World Policy Journal/. He has been a featured expert on  
national security issues on CBS /60 Minutes/,/NBC Nightly News/, /the  
Lehrer Newshour/, CNN, Fox News, and scores of local, regional, and  
international radio outlets. He blogs for the /Huffington Post/ and /TPM  
Café/.

*Third of 3 Forums on Cutting the Military Budget*

The Forums are open to the public at no charge.  Parking is available across  
the street and on side streets, except against the bank rear wall.  

Contact:  Nancy Wrenn, ncwrenn at aol.com [1]

Sponsors: Fund Our Communities Not War - a program of the First Unitarian  
Society in Newton

Cosponsors: Massachusetts Peace Action, American Friends Service Committee,  
Newton Dialogues on Peace & War, Occpy Newton, Watertown Citizens for Peace,  
Justice & the Environment, Veterans for Peace Chapter 9, Women's  
International League for Peace & Freedom - Boston Chapter

United for Justice with Peace [2] 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.

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617-383-4857 www.justicewithpeace.org [5] Upcoming Events:  The Elections  
and the "Unpeoples"--Discussion with Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad [6] Thu  
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Northampton Veterans Day/ Armistice Day Peace Parade & Rally [8] Sun Nov 11  
12:00pm Boston Common Boston Peace Movement: Next Steps [9] Sun Nov 11 7:00pm  
Jefferson Cutler House Arlington Bombs versus Budgets: The High Price of  
Nuclear Weapons [10] Sun Nov 18 7:00pm First Unitarian Society in Newton West  
Newton Radical Futures: Angela Y. Davis and Noam Chomsky [11] Sat Dec 8  
7:00pm Boston Phyllis Bennis: The Road Ahead [12] Wed Jan 16 7:00pm Episcopal  
Divinity School Cambridge
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