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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
"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 •

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

Pot Luck Dinner with Greg Muttitt, author of Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq

When: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 3:00 pm
Where: 246 Park Avenue • Arlington

See for more about the book.

At the home of Terry Rockefeller

246 Park Avenue
Arlington, MA


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The International Nature of Migrant Worker Struggles

When: Sunday, May 6, 2012, 8:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St. • Boston

The struggle for worker rights is not limited to the United States, the Belly of the Beast. Workers throughout the Global South are struggling for their rights and fighting neoliberal policies of structural adjustment. Privatization and union busting are alive and well throughout the world and the worker struggle for self determination is under consistent attack. We will discuss the role of migrant worker struggles, their victories and set backs in the global campaign for worker liberation.

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When: Thursday, May 3, 2012, 4:30 pm
Where: AMC Harvard Square 5 • 10 Church St., • near the Harvard Square T stop on the Red Line • Cambridge)

The award-winning documentary film, #ReGENERATION, will screen for one night only on Thursday, May 3 at 7:30PM at the AMC Harvard Square 5 (10 Church St., Cambridge). #ReGENERATION explores the galvanizing forces behind the Occupy Movement and the state of social activism in our society.

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Humanitarian Aid: Rethinking a Broken System

When: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 6:30 am to 10:00 am
Where: Oxfam America • 226 Causeway St. • North Station T • Boston

Over the past several years, humanitarian crises from Haiti to Pakistan to the Horn of Africa have overwhelmed the capacity of the international system to respond. Climate change, volatility in food markets, chronic poverty and questionable policy choices are expected to significantly increase people's vulnerability and risk to disaster in the future.

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End the Debt Crisis: Hopewell Gumbo

When: Friday, April 27, 2012, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: First Church Congregational • 11 Garden St • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

Jubilee USA Network presents

End the Debt CrisisTour

6:30  Fellowship Hour & Food

7:30 Talk

Today, it is more critical than ever that we address the deeper causes of international poverty and work to cre- ate a system of just responsible finance, one that ben- efits the entire population, not just the few. Jubilee USA Network brings people together through active solidarity to turn these realities around.

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Justice for Janitors, Security Guards, Airport workers… Everyone!

When: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 8:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Celebrating International Workers’ Day
SEIU 615
“Justice for Janitors, Security Guards, Airport workers… Everyone!”

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