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The Storm Is Over

 Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence ( is nearing the end of a federal prison term incurred for participation in an anti-drone protest.

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Drone Protest at Park Street

A dozen activists braved the cold on the Boston Common March 21, 2015 to raise their voices against US drone warfare, on the 12th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, as part of the nation-wide "Spring Rising." 

They held photos of victims of drone attacks and told the stories of civilians caught up in a worldwide conflict with highly imprecise weapons. 

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Stand Out Against Drones

When: Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Park Street MBTA Station • Boston

Eastern Massachusetts Anti-Drones Network is holding a protest against drone warfare on Saturday, March 21 at Park Street Station at 1pm.  It will be a speak-out about the use of drones to kill people in far off places and in opposition to the Tuesday "kill list" meetings at the White House.   

Please join us to help stop all these wars for empire and global resources.



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The Front Page Rule

Why are there two parades in South Boston on Saint Patrick’s Day?

The Shift

The Militarization of the University

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1:30 pm
Where: MIT Campus - Room 56-114 • 77 Mass. Ave. • Kendall T • Cambridge

Contradictory U.S. Roles in the Development and Control of Biological Weapons  

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No Drones at Honk! Fest

The Eastern Massachusetts Anti-Drones Network marched in the Honk Fest parade Sunday, October 12, with about 15 people, signs and our drone replica.  The Honk Fest brings together activist marching bands from far and wide and the parade includes bands as well as groups supporting various progressive causes.  We got a good reception from the many people watching the parade, with only a couple of negative reactions.

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Protesting Drones at MIT

In a ceremony with painful moments, the names of victims of drone attacks were read aloud on Tuesday, May 6, as 50 activists called together by the Eastern Massachusetts anti-drone Network and other groups took part in National Days of Action opposing killer and spy drones.   

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Drone Research: The Little-known Collaboration between Academia and the Pentagon

Subrata GhoshroyThe U.S. spends nearly $600 billion annually on defense: five times that of China and twelve times that of Russia.

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"Unmanned: America's Drone Wars" (film)

When: Sunday, May 4, 2014, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Watertown Free Public Library • 123 Main St • Mastrangelo Room • Watertown

Current Issues Film Series

Watertown Citizens is hosting a “Current Issues Film Series” at the Watertown Free Public Library on Sunday afternoons in April and May. 

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Carlos Arredondo: Grand Marshal of St. Patrick's Peace Parade

Carlos ArredondoBoston, Mass. – March 3, 2014 – Carlos Arredondo and his wife Melida will be the Grand Marshalls for the Saint Patrick Peace Parade, the alternative parade, in South Boston on Sunday, March 16. Carlos is well known as one of the heroes of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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It’s not extremism when US policies deserve condemnation

Boston Globe Letter to the Editors
JANUARY 20, 2014

I TAKE exception to Pavlos Papadopoulos’s characterization of what an “extremist worldview” is in regard to condemning the United States (“Where are the voices to counter anti-Americanism?”Letters, Jan. 15).

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FILM SHOWING - UNMANNED: America's Drone Wars

When: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm
Where: Robbins Library - Community Room • 700 Massachusetts Avenue • 77 & 79 bus lines, parking available • Arlington

Director Robert Greenwald investigates the impact of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan and elsewhere. The film highlights the stories of 16 year old Tariq Aziz, killed by a drone in 2011; and school teacher, Rafiq ur Rehamn, whose mother was killed and children hospitalized due to a drone strike in 2012. Unmanned includes more than seventy interviews.

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Unmanned: America's Drone Wars

When: Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: St. James Conference Room • Bridge and Flint Streets • Salem



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