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Standout: Cuba is our Friend not our Enemy

Harvard Square and Holyoke Interchange Route 5 and Route 91, Holyoke

End the U.S. Embargo & Blockade of Cuba  Sunday, November 27th, 2:00 PM Cambridge - Harvard Square (next to MBTA entrance) Holyoke - in front of People's Bank, 1866 Northampton St (Corner of Cherry St), Holyoke, MA 01040 (And every last Sunday of the month [...]

Palestine Hijacked: Book Launch with Live Arabic Music

Media Education Foundation 60 Masonic St, Northampton, MA

NOV. 28th/IN-PERSON BOOK LAUNCH WITH LIVE ARABIC MUSIC Palestine Hijacked: How Zionism Forged an Apartheid State from River to Sea A Conversation with Thomas Suárez With live Arabic music by by Rachid Aboukasm (oud), Simon Moushabeck (accordion) and Michel Moushabeck (percussion) Date & time: Monday, Nov 28th at 7:00 [...]

What’s War Got to Do With It? Fund Human Need Not Pentagon Greed

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This webinar will address the widening "guns v. butter" trade-off.  Considered will be the ways in military and national security state spending undercuts domestic social program funding and detracts from meeting already underserved human needs. As then-President Eisenhower famously expressed it in 1953: "Every gun [...]

Skirting History: Reflections by Eva Moseley

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Eva Moseley was on the MAPA board from 1987, when she moved to Cambridge from Medford, until 2022.  She was one of the founders of its Palestine/Israel Working Group, and one of the organizers of our Music for Peace concert series.  In Medford, she was [...]

Vietnam Era Antiwar Movement: Successes, Failures, and Legacies

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W. D. Ehrhart Author, Educator, Vietnam Veteran Carolyn Eisenberg Professor of History, Hofstra University Daniel Ellsberg Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Nguyet Nguyen Assistant Professor of History, University of Alaska – Southeast Judith Ehrlich Director, InSight Films LLC  – Moderator This panel discussion considers the most vibrant, [...]

Truth Killers: The Corporate Media and the Military-Industrial Complex

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Thursday December 1st @ 8:00pm The first casualty of war, and militarism, is the truth. And the corporate mainstream media works diligently hand-in-glove with the US military-industrial complex to make this happen. Through its unquestioning repetition of government propaganda, its lies of omission, and its [...]

Facing our Challenges in Dangerous Times

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Saturday, December 3, 2022 9:30 am to 5:00 pm All Virtual Event *** NOTE: The Event has been changed from a hybrid conference in Worcester to an all-virtual event. *** Featuring analysis of election results by (clockwise from left) John Nichols and Sen. Jamie Eldridge, [...]

Music for Peace: Trio L’Eveque with Mana Tokuno

Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church 1555 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Music for Peace is Back for the 2022-23 season, under the direction of Carol Ou! In the opening concert of this year's series, artistic director Carol Ou inaugurates her exciting virtuoso ensemble, Trio L'Eveque, with violinist Jean Huang and violinist / violist Amy Galluzzo. Joining [...]

From the Freeze to Back to the Brink

The Drake 44 N. Pleasant St., Amherst, MA

In the early 1980’s at the height of the Cold War, Western Massachusetts helped birth the Nuclear Weapons Freeze movement, a powerful grassroots campaign that played a major role in advancing the cause of nuclear arms control and disarmament — and preventing nuclear war. Today, [...]

Converging Crises & Collaborations to Fix Them!

Community Church of Boston 565 Boylston St, Boston

Join members of Extinction Rebellion Boston, XR Solidarity, Boston May Day Coalition, the Green-Rainbow Party, Community Church of Boston and more for an afternoon of power-building, analysis and solidarity! Where: The Community Church of Boston When: Sunday, December 10th from 3 - 5:30 PM Why? [...]

Zaporizhzhia: Facing the Dangers of Nuclear Plants in War and Peace   

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As we learned from Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima, dangers are inherent to the generation of nuclear power.  These dangers expand exponentially in wartime. With six reactors, Zaporizhzhia is the largest nuclear plant in Ukraine and all of  Europe. It has been occupied by Russian military [...]

Music for Peace: Postcards from Paris

Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church 1555 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Internationally acclaimed pianist Meng-Chieh Liu and Silkroad Ensemble violist Nicholas Cords join violinist Amy Galluzzo and music director, Carol Ou, in this steamy showcase of romantic and impressionist music from France. To celebrate musical sibling composers Nadia and Lili Boulanger, Carol's brother Sam Ou, one [...]

None of Us Is Free Unless All Are Free: Anti-Imperialism and the Black Radical Tradition

UMass Amherst - Bowker Auditorium 100 Holdsworth Way, Amherst, MA

Bill Fletcher Jr. Principal at Common Forces, LLC, former president of TransAfrica Forum, longtime trade unionist and writer The James Baldwin Lecture is co-presented by the UMass Amherst W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, the Department of History, and the College of Humanities and [...]

Music for Peace: Big Bad Dog!

Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church 1555 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Naumberg Prize winner Lydian String Quartet joins Artistic Director Carol Ou for an exuberant program celebrating the music of Brahms, Fanny Mendelssohn, and Korine Fujiwara. While Brahms' sextet has been a staple of the chamber music repertoire, audiences are now becoming more familiar with the [...]