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Diplomacy With North Korea Has Worked Before, and Can Work Again

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

The war hawks are wrong when they say that past negotiations, like the 1994 Agreed Framework, didn’t make a difference, says our guest speaker Tim Shorrock. Tim Shorrock is an investigative journalist and labor activist whose work has been featured in many publications such as [...]

Iyad Burnat: Bil’in and the Nonviolent Resistance

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

Iyad Burnat­ will be in Boston to speak about his ­­­new book Bil’in and The Nonviolent Resistance Iyad Burnat is the coordinator for the Popular Committee in Bil'in, Palestine. For 10 years, Iyad and the Popular Committee of this small village have held weekly non-violent demonstrations against the [...]

Elections 2016: What About War, Climate, and Social Justice?

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

ELECTIONS 2016 Humanity's Future in a Troubled World What About War, Climate, and Social Justice?The major parties present a belligerent war hawk running against a confirmed warmonger, yet the issue of U.S. never-ending wars is barely acknowledged. With Bernie no longer a candidate, should the [...]

MakeGEpay – Organizing Meeting

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

On Monday, April 4, tell Mayor Walsh and Governor Baker:#makeGEpay!WHAT: Organizing meeting for upcoming action -  #MakeGEpay - April 4, BostonWHEN: Friday, March 25, 2016, 4:30 pmWHERE: encuentro 5, 9B Hamilton Place, Suite 2A, Boston.  Hamilton Place is a dead end street directly across Tremont St. [...]

Eyewitness Occupation: Report Back from Palestine/Israel

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

In November 2015, as the media focused on an upsurge of violent attacks in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, several Massachusetts residents traveled to Israel and the occupied West Bank as part of an Interfaith Peace-Builders delegation. What does nearly a half century [...]

Global Zero Boston First General Meeting

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

Global Zero is the international movement for the elimination of all nuclear weapons worldwide. We have just launched a chapter in the Boston area and invite YOU to attend our FIRST GENERAL MEETING!!  Have you ever wanted to meet some inspiring people, learn how to [...]

A Voice from Inside Iraq: Sectarianism, ISIS, Kirkuk

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

Join us for a Skype conversation with Daban Shadala, representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq Tuesday July 7, 2015 at 5 PM Encuentro 5, 9a Hamilton Place, Boston     Across from Park Street T Daban Shadala will answer your questions about Iraq today [...]

Tax Day Organizing Meeting

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

Please help us put together a tax day event that makes our budget priorities loud and clear: Tax Day Organizing Meeting Saturday, March 14   1pm - 3pm Encuentro 5 @ 9 Hamilton Place, Suite 2A  (across from Park Street T station in Boston) The Budget [...]

A Briefing on the Federal Budget

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

Featuring: Carolyn Federoff, AFGE Local 3258 and Vice President, Mass. AFL-CIO Doug Hall, Executive Director, National Priorities Project Michael Kane, Executive Director Mass. Alliance of HUD Tenants  Budget decisions made in Washington this year could have a profound impact our quality of life for years to [...]

Peace & Planet: No Nukes! No Wars! No Warming!

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

Boston Area Organizing Meeting Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7:00 pm encuentro 5 9A Hamilton Place, Boston across from Park Street T Joseph Gerson, American Friends Service Committee Elaine Scarry, Harvard University, author, Thermonuclear Monarchy Yes, I'll be there! YOU can make a difference! The United States, [...]

The Immigration Crisis: Has US Foreign Policy Created It? What Can We Do About It?

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

A forum cosponsored by United for Justice with Peace and Massachusetts Trust Act Coalition Featuring Prof. Aviva Chomsky, author of Undocumented, How Immigration Became Illegal (2014) Gabriel Camacho, of Massachusetts Trust Act Coalition and American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) What is the "border crisis" and how does [...]

Understanding China & U.S.-Chinese Relations: A Key to World Politics

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

With Prof. Robert Ross and Duncan McFarland “Competitive Interdependence” defines U.S.-Chinese relations. The Pentagon has identified China as is primary “near-peer” competitor in the 21st century, and even as the two powers share many interests (economic, climate, Islamist challenges and more,) the two nations are [...]

Mid East In Flames: Israel, Palestine, Iran—and The Bomb

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

Democratic Socialists of America October Forum SPEAKERS: Shelagh Foreman, Peace Action; Mitchell Silver, Workmen’s Circle Civil wars are currently  raging in Libya, Syria and Iraq, and the US and Iran now find themselves on the same side against ISIS---perhaps to their mutual dismay.  Gaza is struggling to recover from [...]

Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming!

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it. We can’t afford the greenhouse gas emissions arising from the way we live and from war and preparation for war.  As peace activists we call [...]

Mark Schneider talks about his latest book, Joe Moakley’s Journey: From South Boston to El Salvador

Encuentro 5 9 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA

Congressman Joe Moakley and El Salvador  April 10 Boston DSA meeting - Rescheduled from Snowed-Out Event DSA member Mark Schneider will discuss his latest book, Joe Moakley's Journey: From South Boston to El Salvador,  the first biography of South Boston’s popular, long serving congressman, Joe Moakley.  The [...]