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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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Cambridge - Las Flores, El Salvador: Sister Cities 25 Years

When: Sunday, May 6, 2012, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Middle East Restaurant • 472 Massachusetts Ave. (Central Square) • Cambridge

We are celebrating the 25th year of sistering with Las Flores, El Salvador!!!!

Live music (special guests - more to follow)
And testimony to 25 years from the New England Consul General of El Salvador, Sister City founders, supporters and more ...

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Protest Appearance of Karl Rove at Tufts University

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 3:00 pm
Where: Tufts University, Cohen Auditorium • 40 Talbot Avenue • Medford

Karl Rove, war criminal and torture apologist, will be speaking at Tufts campus.Karl Rove

Let's make it clear that Rove is not welcomed here! And that Tufts students, the Somerville/Medford community, and the Boston community finds it unacceptable that Tufts University spends university money to promote "dialogue" with someone who has normalized and promoted state institutionalized torture.

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Rev. Jason Lydon - "From Resurrection to Insurrection"

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

Easter Sunday
"From Resurrection to Insurrection"

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Working to Stop Female Genital Mutilation

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

Marking International Women’s Day
“Working to Stop Female Genital Mutilation” (with special music and dance of Mali)

Sini Sanuman is a Malian NGO dedicated to eradicating female genital mutilation. In Mali, they started the Pledge Against Excision. They have music videos on television by famous Malian artists. They’ve organized a growing number of villages that have decided together to stop excising and keep a list of other such villages to work together.

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Stealing a Nation & We Don't Play Golf Here (films)

When: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 3:40 pm to 6:40 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • Cambridge

Stealing a Nation
[to build America's largest, most secret military base - from which to stage war against Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran]

Thursday, March 15th, in Cambridge   [please download & distribute flyer]

STEALING A NATION is an extraordinary film about the plight of people of the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean.

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