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Forum: Dangerous Developments in Modern Weaponry; the military pursuit of global hegemony

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: MIT • 25 Ames St. (enter through Building 66) • program: building 56, room 114 • Cambridge (Kendall Square T-stop)


"Rods from God” that are released from space to penetrate underground nuclear silos in a nuclear first strike
  • Subrata Ghoshroy, Research Affiliate at MIT
  • Nick Mottern,
  • Elaine ScarryHarvard professor and author of Thermonuclear Monarchy
  • Bruce Gagnon, Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space

Topics will include:

  • Continued expansion of the hugely profitable military budget 
  • Cutting-edge Pentagon weapons technology, drones, AI/robotics
  • The trillion dollar nuclear weapons modernization program
  • The US drive to dominate space
  • Resistance of tech workers to war research

​This forum is sponsored by the MIT Students Against War; Eastern Massachusetts Anti-Drones Network (a task force of United for Justice with Peace); Mass Peace Action; Coalition to Stop the Genocide in Yemen;, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Boston branch; the Greater Boston Chapter of Green-Rainbow Party; Boston Democratic Socialists of America; Science for the People - Boston; Smedley D. Butler Brigade, Veterans for Peace, Boston

For questions or comments, contact or 617-776-6524.

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