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GSofNV – 107 Withington Road, Newton, MA  02460        Phone:  617-413-9064 RE:       A Call to Action – A Movement to Unite all the Movements In Response to: The Convergence Meeting Date:            December 2, 2013 To all the people that were at the convergence meeting: …

Convergence: The Common Vision

November 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Harris Gruman A Presentation at the Autumn Convergence, November 24, 2013, Boston If I’m asked to look for a common vision, I guess I’d have to start with the one that truly launched our age of historical action, the pamphlet of 1789 that asks: …

Striking Syria would impede diplomatic efforts

October 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Tomás Aramburu and Dan Solomon   The last two months have been chaotic in the Middle East. In August, President Barack Obama advocated for a strike on Syria, which dissipated under overwhelming public opposition and a Russian-brokered plan to rid Syria of chemical weapons. In …

Shutdown the Shutdown!

October 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

The current Congressional crisis is connected to the ongoing struggle to change national spending priorities: Move the Money from wars and weapons to fund jobs, human services and diplomacy. Two immediate actions YOU can take: 1. Write Letters to the Editor (LTE), op-eds and use …

News reports of an alleged chemical weapons attack by Syrian government forces in the suburbs of Damascus in the early morning hours of August 21 spread like wildfire. As reports were coming in, the US, French, and the British governments began to claim that there was a massacre. U.S. …

An Article 9 for the US Constitution?

September 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

David Rothauser writes: Global Article 9 has invited me to participate in a 3 day conference in Osaka this October. They’ve asked me to show my Hibakusha  film and speak about  Article 9 on a global scale. The best I can do is talk about Article 9 …

Tom Friedman, Consider the Obvious

September 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Re Thomas Friedman’s New York Times column, “The Man With Pink Hair” (Sept. 18): Friedman offers interesting ruminations about why Americans said No to an attack on Syria.  But he gives short shrift to the most obvious explanation:  after three disastrous Middle East wars, Americans no …

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