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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Sunday, April 7, 2013, 8:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Saturday, April 6, 2013, 3:00 pm
Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center • 100 Malcolm X Blvd. • Roxbury

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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Water is More Precious than Gold : Impacts of Mining in El Salvador

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library - Central Sq. Branch • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge

Sandra Ascencio from The Salvadoran National Roundtable on Metallic Mining (La Mesa). An expert in public health, Sandra is on the Commission of Human Rights in Soyapango, El  Salvador, and assists the Franciscan Commission of Justice, Peace and Ecology.

Jan Morrill Former US/El Salvador Sister Cities Coordinator and Coordinator for International Allies against Metallic Mining in El Salvador. Current  volunteer with Maine Natural Resources Council.

Refreshments   Opening song– Dean Stevens

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Mercury in the Mist - A talk by Shweta Narayan

When: Monday, March 11, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: 4-237 MIT • 77 Mass Ave • Cambridge

 Association For India's Development

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Deepening Crisis in the Middle East: Syria, Iran and Israel/Palestine

Alice Rothchild presented the attached slides at a UJP sponsored forum on "Deepening Crisis in the Middle East: Syria, Iran, and Israel/Palestine", presented at Boston University on February 25, 2013.

Click to access the slides. Then Click on the "Present" Button at the top of the page (or hit CTL-F5) to begin the presentation.

 

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Occupy New England 4th Regional Convergence

When: Friday, April 26, 2013, 6:00 am to Sunday, April 28, 2013, 6:00 pm
Where: Nashua • New Hampshire

Occupy New England will be hosting it's 4th Regional Convergence in New Hampshire. We would like to invite all interested organizations and individuals to attend. This event will have a time and place to sign up volunteers, teach about your organization or cause, and get to know your other local organizations.

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MARK SOLOMON - "Uniting the Left, The Time is Now!"

When: Sunday, March 3, 2013, 6:00 am to 9:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

MARK SOLOMON
“The Transforming Potential of the Political Moment”

In a moment of festering economic crisis and undisguised class warfare against working people, resistance is also growing. Movements to prevent environmental catastrophe, defend social programs under fierce attack and to end military interventions and war need a strong, principled voice on the left. That voice is needed to connect the issues, unite the movement and advance a vision of a just new society.That is a crucial task well worth exploration and realization.

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From 'Standing' to 'Moving' on the Side of Love

When: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 6:00 am to 9:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

LINDA JENKINS
"From 'Standing' to 'Moving' on the Side of Love"

What is it to stand on the side of love? How might we move on the side of love? Do these phrases have meaning for us? Let's explore these questions together.

Linda Jenkins is the Congregational Director at the Community Church of Boston.

Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St. (Copley Square)
www.communitychurchofboston.org
 

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About the Black in Cuba: Illusions and ‘pipe dreams’

When: Saturday, February 2, 2013, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: 4-237 MIT • 77 Mass Ave • Cambridge
South Asians for Global Justice, The Western Hemisphere Project at MIT
and the July 26 Coalition

 

present a talk titled -

About the Black in Cuba: Illusions and ‘pipe dreams’

 

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Vigil to protest Delhi Rape and Violence against Women

When: Tuesday, January 1, 2013, 12:00 pm
Where: Harvard Square Pit • Cambridge
Vigil to protest Delhi Rape and Violence against Women

 

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FILM: Doctors of the Darkside

When: Monday, November 19, 2012, 12:30 pm
Where: Boston University School of Law • 765 Commonwealth Ave • Boston

A screening the film "Doctors of the Darkside" followed by a panel discussion on doctors' role in the US's torture programs will follow.

The panel will feature

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The Palestinian Right to Education

When: Friday, November 2, 2012, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: First Church in Cambridge • (11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA - across Cambridge Commons and next to the Sheraton Commander Hotel) • Cambridge

The Second Annual Tree of Life Conference on Israel-Palestine

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What’s Needed to Resolve the Global Food Crisis

When: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church • 10 Church Street • Gloucester

Timothy A. Wise

Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University

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Film: "El Gigante"

When: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 5:30 pm
Where: Northeastern University • West Village F, Room #20 (behind and to the left of the O'Bryant Center, off 40 Leon Street) • Boston

A documentary by Bruno Federico, Andrea Ciacci, Consuelo Navarro.
Colombia/Italy 2012/62 minutes
El Gigante

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Recreating Democracy in a Globalized State

When: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 4:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Mass. Ave., 2nd Floor • Cambridge

Book party: "Recreating Democracy in a Globalized State" edited by Cliff DuRand and Steve Martinot, with a special perspective from Cuba

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