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Elections 2016: What About War, Climate, and Social Justice?

When: Monday, September 19, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • across from Park St MBTA • Boston

Humanity's Future in a Troubled World
What About War, Climate, and Social Justice?

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Building Peace and Justice– Now More than Ever: Massachusetts Peace Action 2016 Annual Meeting

When: Saturday, March 12, 2016, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: First Church in Cambridge - Jewett Auditorium • 11 Garden St • Harvard T • Cambridge

Syria • ISIS • Middle East Violence • and the Next President

When: Monday, February 1, 2016, 7:00 pm
Where: Suffolk University Law School, First Floor Function Room • 120 Tremont St • near Park Street MBTA • Boston

How can the US stop destabilizing the Middle East and lay the foundation for peace?

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Tom Hayden: The Politics of War and Peace

When: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Curry College, Keith Auditorium, Academic & Performance Center • 1071 Blue Hill Ave • Milton

 Tom HaydenAt 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.

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Military Spending vs. Jobs, Health, Education & Environment

When: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: First Baptist Church • 848 Beacon St (corner of Centre) • Newton Centre T (Green Line "D") • Newton

Massachusetts Peace Action Annual Meeting

Neta Crawford
Neta Crawford
Judith LeBlanc
Judith LeBlanc
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Mitt Romney and the Shame of Guantanamo

Marina Sitrin: "New Global Movements for Real Democracy"

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Northeastern University • 310 Renaissance Park • Boston

Author, lawyer, and activist Marina Sitrin has been a direct participant in a number of movements, from the Zapatistas and the Popular Assemblies in Argentina to Occupy, and she will be sharing her reflections on a host of recent social movements and emerging practices of direct democracy.

Sitrin is the author of numerous books, including Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina (2012, Zed Books) and They Can't Represent US: Reinventing Democracy From Greece to Occupy (2014, Verso).

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Tell Elizabeth Warren ...It's not "Progressive" to Justify Israel's War Crimes in Gaza

When: Monday, September 15, 2014, 8:00 am
Where: Tufts University • 40 Talbot Ave • Cohen Auditorium • Medford

 Last month, when questioned by a constituent about civilian casualties from Israel's attack on Gaza, this is what Senator Warren had to say:

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Citizen Koch

When: Friday, June 20, 2014, 2:00 pm to Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 4:00 pm
Where: Brattle Theater • 40 Brattle St • Harvard T • Cambridge


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Go, Granny D!

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park (off Brattle St) • Harvard T • Cambridge

At age 90 Doris “Granny D“ Haddock blazed a 3200-mile trail across America for campaign finance reform.

Off-Broadway actress Barbara Bates Smith and musician Jeff Sebens highlight the story of this crusader whose steel determination took the world by surprise and elevated her to national fame. Smith summons the granny with the straw hat proclaiming across the U.S. “Corporations are not people! Democracy is!“

       - Monterey (CA) Weekly

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Congressman Joe Moakley and El Salvador

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9B Hamilton Place, Suite 2A • across from Park Street T • Boston

Joe Moakley's JourneyCongressman Joe Moakley and El Salvador 

April 10 Boston DSA meeting - Rescheduled from Snowed-Out Event

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Mayoral Candidates Forum

When: Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Josiah Quincy Elementary School Auditorium • 885 Washington St • Boston

Right to the City

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A Community Conversation with U.S. Senate Candidates

When: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Roxbury Community College - Media Arts Center • 1234 Columbus Ave • Roxbury Crossing T • Roxbury

Have a question for Special US Senate Election candidates Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez?

Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez will be present to answer questions from constituents and address existing community concerns.

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State Senate Election Forum: Dorchester

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Lee School • 155 Talbot Ave • Dorchester

STATE SENATE ELECTION FORUM. In DORCHESTER, 6-8 pm, Lee School, 155 Talbot Ave.

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POSTPONED -- A Community Conversation with U.S. Senate Candidates

When: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 1:00 pm
Where: Roxbury Community College - Media Arts Center • 1234 Columbus Ave • Roxbury Crossing T • Roxbury

***Due to current events tomorrow's forum has been indefinitely postponed.***


Doors Open 4pm

Event Begins at 4:30pm

Free and Open to All

Spread the word and bring questions for the candidates about issues affecting our community!

All candidates have been invited; Congressman Lynch and Congressman Markey have confirmed.

For more info or to get involved:

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