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December 2019

Climate Strike

December 6 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Copley Square, Boylston St and Dartmouth St
Boston, MA 02115
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Boston Climate Strike

On December 6th, thousands of people will gather in Boston to strike from school and work to kick off a revolution of change that will be strong enough to fight for climate justice. Join us to stand for a Massachusetts Green New Deal and an end to this climate emergency! #StrikeWithUs #StrikeWithUsBoston #ClimateStrike #ClimateStrikeMA DONATE: bit.ly/strike_donate For up to date information, check out our other social media platforms @climatestrikeMA on Instagram and Twitter! To access all of our resources (flyers,…

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Crisis in Bolivia: Understanding and Responding to the Coup

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston St
Boston, 02116
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Crisis in Bolivia: Understanding and Responding to the Coup Sunday, December 8th 7 PM – 9 PM Community Church of Boston 565 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116 Bolivian President Evo Morales was removed from office on November 10th in an apparent coup. The new government, led by interim President Jeanine Añez, has violently repressed protesters demonstrating in opposition to the coup. The New York Times documented clashes in Cochabamba that left 9 protesters dead and the Grayzone Project a massacre…

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15th Annual First Night Against the Wars

December 31 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Copley Square, Boylston St and Dartmouth St
Boston, MA 02115
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First Night Against the Wars

Bostons First Night Against the Wars.  Tues, Dec. 31, 2019, Starts at 12 noon to 5PM. Hosted by May Day Boston, Stop The Wars, and Food for Activists

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January 2020

The politics of defense spending

January 7, 2020 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Room 2-105, 182 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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The Pentagon

First of a series of three sessions on The politics of defense spending: science, profits, and endless wars Subrata Ghoshroy, MIT Research Affiliate After the end of World War II, U.S. embarked upon a policy to spend large sums of money for defense. It was a two-pronged strategy to at once fight communism, and spur economic growth. A big part of the defense budget was for weapons R&D in order to gain a "technology-edge" over the USSR. The strategy continues…

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Third International Meeting of Scientists for Palestine

January 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - January 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
MIT – Location TBA Cambridge, MA 02140 United States + Google Map
$10 – $100
Science in Palestine

**Please note that we expect tickets to sell quite fast. While the registration deadline is December 15th, 2019, we will close registration once we have reached capacity.** The registration process involves two steps:* 1. Registering for the conference by paying the fee (basic registration is $10) here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/third-international-meeting-for-science-in-palestine-tickets-72761645039 and 2. Completing the registration form here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1GSOVXJE3PO45GdFghevJ3gmhHErjumHxjPfsCBNtvlU * Failing to do either of the above will result in an incomplete and failed registration. For questions, please contact: mitmeeting@scientists4palestine.com. ---------------- DESCRIPTION OF…

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AI: Hype and Reality — Yarden Katz

January 14, 2020 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Room 2-105, 182 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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The Pentagon

Second of a series of three sessions on The politics of defense spending: science, profits, and endless wars Subrata Ghoshroy, MIT Research Affiliate After the end of World War II, U.S. embarked upon a policy to spend large sums of money for defense. It was a two-pronged strategy to at once fight communism, and spur economic growth. A big part of the defense budget was for weapons R&D in order to gain a "technology-edge" over the USSR. The strategy continues…

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Reading Group: “How to Be an Antiracist”

January 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
How to Be an Antiracist

Historian Ibram Kendi identifies only three stark choices for each of us as to how we will relate to the omni- present reality of racism in our society and in our daily lives.  We can be segregationists or assimilationists- two different presentations of racism; or, we can strive to be antiracists. The antiracist is defined by Kendi as someone who expresses the idea that racial groups are equals and that no racial group needs developing to catch up with a…

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MLK Birthday Reception & Honoree Ceremony

January 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm
Omni Parker House, 60 School St
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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MLK Birthday Reception & Honoree Ceremony

At this event prominent Bostonians will be recognized for their life efforts. Proceeds will support the April 2020 Public Reading and the MLK Mountaintop Middle School Leadership Curriculum

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The politics of defense spending: Defense R&D

January 21, 2020 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Room 2-105, 182 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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The Pentagon

Third of a series of three sessions on The politics of defense spending: science, profits, and endless wars Subrata Ghoshroy, MIT Research Affiliate After the end of World War II, U.S. embarked upon a policy to spend large sums of money for defense. It was a two-pronged strategy to at once fight communism, and spur economic growth. A big part of the defense budget was for weapons R&D in order to gain a "technology-edge" over the USSR. The strategy continues…

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March 2020

Music for Peace: Eliot Fisk, James Buswell and Carol Ou

March 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church, 1555 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA United States
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$10 – $35
James Buswell, Eliot Fisk, and Carol Ou

Join us for the second concert of the 2019-2020 Music for Peace Series.  In the first time classical guitar has been part of Music for Peace, world-renowned guitar virtuoso Eliot Fisk will perform works of Bach, Paganini and others, with the equally renowned violinist James Buswell and cellist Carol Ou. Benefits Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund; part of the Music for Peace Series. Single concert: seats $25 in advance for Mass. Peace Action members, $35 for non-members, $10 for students,…

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April 2020

Music for Peace: All Mozart Program

April 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church, 1555 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA United States
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$10 – $35
Rob Patterson, Victor Rosenbaum, and Chiu-Chen Liu

Join us for the third and final concert of the 2019-2020 Music for Peace Series.  Piano virtuoso Victor Rosenbaum will perform music of Mozart with violist Chiu-Chen Liu and clarinetist Rob Patterson. Benefits Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund; part of the Music for Peace Series. Single concert: seats $25 in advance for Mass. Peace Action members, $35 for non-members, $10 for students, $35 at the door. Series of 3 concerts: member $65, non-member $80, student $25. To reserve, write a…

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World Conference 2020: Abolish Nuclear Weapons; Resist and Reverse Climate Change; For Social and Economic Justice

April 24, 2020 - April 26, 2020
Peace & Planet, New York, 2015

World Conference 2020 Abolish Nuclear Weapons | Resist and Reverse Climate Change | For Social and Economic Justice Humanity faces two existential threats: the increasing dangers of nuclear war and climate disruption. Human beings created these threats, which can only be reversed by mass popular actions. 2020 will mark the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki -- the beginning of the nuclear era which threatens human survival today. It also marks the birth of international…

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Japan-US Peace Delegation

April 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting, 5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge,
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We will welcome a delegation of Japanese peace movement activists as they present on their work and report back after attending the World Conference for Disarmament, Peace, Climate and Justice in New York City, April 24-26, 2020.  

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