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Raytheon: The Local Connection to the War in Yemen

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The front page story in this Sunday’s New York Times laid out for all to see both the complete immorality of U.S. participation in the destruction of Yemen, and the major role played by Massachusetts’ very own Raytheon in the conduct of that war. For [...]

Covid 19: Past, Present, and the Path to a Just Recovery

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How did we get here? Who has been most impact in Massachusetts? What is the path forward to ensure a just recovery and a just future? Join JP Progressives to hear from the experts on the structural factors that led us to our current situation? [...]

Witness for Peace: Lee Schlenker

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Lee Schlenker will update us on current campaigns, speaking tours and delegations to Cuba, Colombia, Honduras and Venezuela. Also he will discuss information about contemporary US policy in Latin America and the Caribbean, connections with projections, and reflections on the continental advance of the re-colonial [...]

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

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In her signature serious-yet-quirky connect-the-dots style, Peabody award-winning filmmaker Judith Hefland takes audiences from the deadly 1995 Chicago heat disaster deep into one of our nation’s biggest growth industries – Disaster Preparedness. Along the ways she forges inextricable links between extreme weather, extreme disparity and [...]

Coronavirus, “ReOpen” Protests, & White Supremacy

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Join community organizers for this panel discussion, hosted by Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Boston, on the novel coronavirus pandemic & how white supremacy shows up in the origins of the crisis, the economic collapse, and the white supremacist/neo-fascist calls to return to business [...]

Under the Blacklight: What’s the Matter with Georgia?

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Throughout the Under the Blacklight series, we’ve interrupted mainstream discourse in order to advocate for a more egalitarian politics and a more robust political discourse. Thus far we’ve heard from scholars, activists, and thought leaders like Eve Ensler, Eddie Glaude Jr., Ai-Jen Poo, Naomi Klein, [...]

A Conversation around the Intersection of Climate Change and Infectious Disease

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Dr. Robbie Goldstein Infectious disease physician, Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. Jonathan King Professor of Molecular Biology, MIT Rev. Vernon K. Walker Program Manager, Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) Bill Walczak Former CEO, Codman Square & South End Health Centers Hajar Logan Climate and Transit-Oriented [...]

Mother’s Day Virtual Walk-a-Thon for Peace

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The Mother's Day Walk for Peace is a beloved Boston tradition and celebration of our potential to create more peaceful communities. It is the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute’s largest fundraising event to support their services, advocacy and training. We look forward to you joining [...]

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Online World Conference: No Nukes, Climate Justice, Peace

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Abolish Nuclear Weapons Resist and Reverse the Climate Crisis For Social and Economic Justice April 25, 2020 - 9 a.m. New York/Boston/Washington, D.C.; 3 p.m. Central European Time – 10 p.m. Tokyo Registration for the conference is now closed. You can join on Saturday via [...]

The case of Ubai Aboudi: Palestinian U.S citizen abducted by Israeli military

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Freedom for All Palestinian Prisoners Learn about the case of Ubai Aboudi: Palestinian U.S citizen abducted by Israeli military Join us for our interactive webinar about Palestinian Prisoners, focusing on the struggle of Palestinian U.S. citizen Ubai Aboudi, abducted in November of 2019 and kept [...]

Syria Today: Facing Coronavirus in the Midst of War and Sanctions

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SYRIA TODAY: Facing Coronavirus in the Midst of War and Sanctions Sunday April 17th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm     Syria, like many other countries, is facing a potential crisis from the coronavirus pandemic, but under circumstances which could make an outbreak much more devastating.  Syria [...]

Yemen: What’s Happening Now– War, US Intervention and Coronavirus

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Shireen al-Adeimi will provide the historical background to the war and the present humanitarian emergency; the role of US intervention; an update on the main developments over the past year; how the coronavirus could impact Yemen; and prospects for an end to the war. Register [...]

Pandemic, War and Sanctions in a Divided Korea

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Lift the Sanctions Now - Stop Coronavirus Ko You-kyoung Webinar on how the un-ended Korean war, division, and sanctions impact North and South Korea's efforts against coronavirus. Kee Park Dr. Kee Park - Director, Korea Health Policy Project, Harvard Medical School.  He leads the medical collaboration [...]

Online Event: L’eau est la vie: From Standing Rock to the Swamp

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This film and presentation by the filmmaker will be conducted online via a Zoom meeting due to the coronavirus situation.  The meeting link will be sent out, with instructions, shortly before the event date.  To receive it, register with your email address at the red register [...]