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Moving Money from the Military to Meet Human Needs

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Pentagon

Demanding Candidates Confront the $741 Billion US Military Budget

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2020
Zoom WEBINAR
7:30 – 9:00 PM Eastern U.S.

 

Vijay Prashad

Dr. Vijay Prashad
Indian historian and journalist. Prashad is the author of thirty books, including Washington Bullets; Red Star Over the Third World; The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World and The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South. He is Chief Correspondent for Globetrotter and a Columnist for Frontline (India). He is the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books (New Delhi). He has appeared in two films – Shadow World (2016) and Two Meetings (2017).

Gerald HorneDr. Gerald Horne
Holds the Moores Professorship of History and African American Studies, University of Houston. Horne is the author of more than thirty books, including The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy and Capitalism in Seventeenth Century North America and the Caribbean; (2018); Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary, (2016); W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography, (2010).

Miriam PembertonDr. Miriam Pemberton
An Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, she formerly directed the National Commission for Economic Conversion and Disarmament and IPS’ Peace Economy Transitions Project. With William Hartung she co-edited Lessons from Iraq: Avoiding the Next War and is at work on Six Stops on the National Security Tour: Warfare Economies and Other Ambitions (Routledge, forthcoming). Recent articles: “From swords to ploughshares: lessons learned from conversion movements” and “Let’s Turn Our Military Resources to Building a Post-COVID Industrial Base for All Americans.”

Registration: https://tinyurl.com/y3un85rg

Contact: Steve Krevisky 860-759-3699, SKrevisky@mxcc.commnet.edu

Sponsor: Connecticut Peace & Solidarity Coalition
Co-sponsors: HopeOutLoud, Greater New Haven Peace Council, World Beyond War

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September 21
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7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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