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Film: "Inside Job"

When: Thursday, January 3, 2013, 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge

 The Womens Internation League for Peace and Freedom
 Monthly Peace & Justice Film Series

INSIDE JOB 

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Stefano Sabelli: "The Walker's Auto-Da-Fe"

When: Friday, November 23, 2012, 2:00 pm
Where: Everett Mill • 15 Union St • Lawrence

An original Italian dramatization for stage based on The Walker and Address to the Jury, by Arturo Giovannitti

Suggested donation: $10.00.

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US Labor Post-WWII: From Reds Under the Bed to the War on Public Sector Workers

When: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 7:45 am to 9:15 am
Where: Boston Workmens' Circle • 1762 Beacon Street • Brookline

Where oh where have the union jobs gone? Trade union membership in the United States reached its high water mark in the first few years after the Second World War, with an overall unionization rate that was close to 45 percent. Today, private sector union membership is under 10 percent. This three session class will take a look at what happened to unions, how the changing nature of the US economy affected organizing, and how the decline in union membership has had negative ripple affects in wages and benefits for all US workers.

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An Evening of Folk Music and History

When: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 4:00 pm
Where: Arlington Center for the Arts • 41 Foster Street • Arlington

Charlie King and Karen Brandow present Occupy Lawrence 1912, a multi-media performance about the Bread and Roses textile strike that took place in Lawrence, Massachusetts 100 years ago.

Chris Nauman and Kenny Selcer open.

Steve Early discusses unions – then and now.

Tickets are $10.00 and will go on sale at 6 pm.

Parking available * Wheelchair accessible * On public transportation (#77 bus)

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Labor Day March for Economic Justice

When: Monday, September 3, 2012, 7:30 am
Where: Stafford and Broadway St • Lawrence

Join your union sisters and brothers and the Lawrence community to celebrate Labor Day the right way. We will march to the Bread & Roses Festival on the North Common in the name of the 1912 strikers and economic justice. Si se puede!

 

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Devil’s Tango (how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

When: Friday, August 10, 2012, 3:00 pm
Where: 14 Sterling St. • Newton


 Award-winning Author

Cecile Pineda

will be on a New England book tour August 5th -13th.

She will talk about and autograph her new book

Devil’s Tango
(how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

 

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Devil’s Tango (how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

When: Friday, August 10, 2012, 9:00 am
Where: 43 Summer Street • Taunton


 Award-winning Author

Cecile Pineda

will be on a New England book tour August 5th -13th.

She will talk about and autograph her new book

Devil’s Tango
(how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

Lunch • 12 noon

 

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Devil’s Tango (how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

When: Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 4:00 pm
Where: Jabberwocky Books • 50 Water Street • The Tannery Mill Building #1 • Newburyport


 award-winning author

Cecile Pineda

will be on a New England book tour August 5th -13th.

She will talk about and autograph her new book

Devil’s Tango
(how I learned the Fukushima step by step)

talk and book signing • 7 pm

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The 28th Bread & Roses Heritage Festival

When: Monday, September 3, 2012, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Campagnone Common • Lawrence

    Bread & Roses Labor Day Festival

 

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Rev. JASON LYDON - "Leaving Well: Tales of the Last Seven Years"

When: Sunday, June 17, 2012, 8:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

This final Sunday of the season is Jason's last Sunday as the minister of the Community Church of Boston. Jason will share lessons learned, highlighted stories, moments of growth, and a vision of the future. Rebecca Parker, UU theologian, writes that the choice to bless the world, "will draw you into community, the endeavor shared, the heritage passed on, the companionship of struggle, the importance of keeping faith, the life of ritual and praise, the comfort of human friendship, the company of earth, it's chorus of life welcoming you. None of us alone can save the world.

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King Leopold's Ghost (film)

When: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 3:40 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • Cambridge

King Leopold's Ghost

Thursday, June 21st, in Cambridge   [please download & distribute flyer]

A two-hour journey into the real-life heart of darkness. For 126 years, the US and Belgium have played key roles in shaping Congo's destiny.

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Richard Seymour U.S. Book Tour - "American Insurgents: A brief history of American anti-imperialism"

When: Monday, June 4, 2012, 3:49 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, floor 5 • near Chinatown T & Downtown Crossing T Stops • Boston

ALL EMPIRES SPIN self-serving myths, and in the United States the most potent of these is that America is a force for democracy around the world. Yet there is a tradition of American anti-imperialism that gives the lie to this mythology. Richard Seymour examines this complex relationship from the American Revolution to the present-day.

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Deeds of Kissinger, Baker deserve no lionizing

This Letter to the Editor appeared in the Boston Globe, April 16, 2012

Thea PanethI STRENUOUSLY and vigorously dispute Nicholas Burns’s characterization of Henry Kissinger and James Baker (“Masters in the art of diplomacy,’’ Op-ed, April 13).

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Cambridge's Annual Commemoration of the Holocaust

When: Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 4:38 pm to 6:38 pm
Where: Temple Beth Shalom • 8 Tremont St. • Cambridge

Recalling all who perished during the Holocaust, this year's program features an evening of music, candle lighting, and remembrance. The guest speaker is Max Michelson. Max Michelson was born in Riga, Latvia where he lived with his parents when that country was overrun by the German army in June, 1941. Together with the entire local Jewish community, he was forced into the Riga Ghetto. Following the "liquidation" of the Ghetto in December 1941, he went through a number of concentration camps and was liberated in Germany in May, 1945.

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Dispersed Radiance: Caste, Gender, and Modern Science in India

When: Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: MIT Room E51-159 • Memorial Drive & Wadsworth St • Tang Center • Cambridge

MIT-India & MIT-STS (Science Technology & Society) programs present a book talk Dispersed Radiance: Caste, Gender, and Modern Science in India by Abha Sur

Abha Sur teaches in the MIT Program in Women’s & Gender Studies in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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