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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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Send-off party for fair elections in El Salvador

When: Saturday, February 25, 2012, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Co-Housing • 175 Richdale Ave • Community Room • Cambridge


Send-Off Party for CISPES / NLG Electoral Observer Delegation

With Salvadoran food and music!

David Grosser, CISPES
Judy Somberg, NLG

José Alemán, Consul General of El Salvador in Boston

Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
National Lawyers Guild

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Economic Globalization: A Mini-Conference

When: Monday, April 16, 2012, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where: First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church • 3 Church St • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

Conference @ 2pm  Keynote @ 7pm 

During consecutive afternoon sessions, speakers explore the impact of globalization of labor, capital, and markets on American workers, investors, and consumers.  

Robert Kuttner of The American Prospect and Demos moderates the public discussion after each talk and the evening keynote address. 

2:00 pm       Globalization of Labor:  Is A race to the Bottom Inevitable?

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The Arab Spring Means What This Winter?

When: Sunday, January 22, 2012, 6:00 am to 9:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St. • Boston

January 22nd -- ALEX SHAMS
"The Arab Spring Means What This Winter?"

The uprisings in Egypt were not simply about a single moment in time, the overthrow of Mubarak took a generation of collected moments. It takes a deeper analysis of oppression, imperialism, gender, and class to understand the complexity of the revolution that began and is continuing in Egypt. We will discuss the realities of the uprising, the power of Tahrir Square, the beauty of young peoples movements, and the inter-sectionality of identity in revolt.

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RFK in the Land of Apartheid

When: Thursday, November 3, 2011, 3:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library - Central Square • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge


The WILPF Monthly Peace and Justice Film Series at the Cambridge Public Library in Central Sq.

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