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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.

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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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Occupation, Decolonization and the Struggles of Native Peoples

When: Sunday, October 7, 2012, 8:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Indigenous Peoples' Day
JIMI TWO FEATHERS
"Occupation, Decolonization and the Struggles of Native Peoples"

Jimi Two Feathers will help us consider the language of "occupation" in light of the history of native peoples on this continent. What next steps might be available to us, in light of the expressions of solidarity of some groups of indigenous people with the Occupy Movement, and of various Occupys with indigenous people, notwithstanding the problematic nature of the language prevalent in and about the current movement?

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Emerging Challenges in the Age of Drones

When: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 6:30 am to 8:00 pm
Where: ONLINE • https://hsphevents.webex.com/

An ONLINE Live Seminar

Emerging Challenges in the Age of Drones: Targeted Killings and Humanitarian Protection

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Law, Peace, and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Approach

When: Friday, October 12, 2012, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Harvard Law School (location tba) • Cambridge

On Friday, October 12, 2012, from 3-5 pm, Harvard Law School, in conjunction with unbound: Harvard Journal of the Legal Left, will be hosting a symposium titled Law, Peace, and Violence: An Interdisciplinary approach.  I believe this is the first time that legal scholars will convene to specifically work on introducing peace principles into legal method.  Members of the symposium include Carrie Menkel-Meadow, of Georgetown/UC Irving Law, Julie Mertus, of American U Law, A

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FILM: Inside the Revolution: A Journey into the Heart of Venezuela

When: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 3:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave • Boston

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