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Film and Discussion on Jeju Island Struggle: The Wind is Blowing

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

JeJu Island: South Korean activists to speak and show film "Gureombi -- The Wind is Blowing" on struggle to oppose US militarism Two young Koreans active in the campaign to stop the construction of the  huge new naval base are touring to provide information and build support.  [...]

21st Century Warfare: Pentagon Strategy and Activist Response

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

Subrata Ghoshroy, research affiliate at MIT Judy Bello, NY State Coalition to Ground the Drones The Pentagon has a new strategy for 21st century warfare: overwhelm the enemy with high tech, "intelligent" forces.  Full Spectrum Dominance will utilize drones, space weapons and cyber attacks.  Covert [...]

Midnight Voices

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

“the young dead soldiers do not speak, Nevertheless they are heard in the still houses: who has not heard them?they have a silence that speaks for them at night when the clock counts”Archibald MacLeish Calling all poets, slammers, word smiths, lyricists, play writes, rappers, misfits, musicians [...]

David Hartsough: Waging Peace – Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

David Hartsough knows how to get in the way. He has used his body to block Navy ships headed for Vietnam and trains loaded with munitions on their way to El Salvador and Nicaragua. He has crossed borders to meet “the enemy” in East Berlin, [...]

Midnight Voices

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

Midnight Voices (the young dead soldiers do not speak, they have a silence that speaks for them at night when the clock counts) Calling all poets, slammers, word smiths, lyricists, rappers, misfits, musicians and anyone who has the gift of gab! We are hosting Midnight Voices, a monthly collaborative coffeehouse, [...]

Taking On the Israel Lobby: Opportunities and Obstacles

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

The Palestine/Israel Working Group of Massachusetts Peace Action invites you to An Evening of Discussion with Professor Stephen Walt After 9 months of mediation by Secretary Kerry, Palestine and Israel remain locked in occupation and conflict. There has not been & will not be a [...]

Pivoting for Peace in Asia-Pacific

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

CHALLENGING US MILITARISM AND CORPORATE DOMINANCE: Amidst the crisis over Ukraine, President Obama is returning to Asia and the Pacific in April to press a military, economic and diplomatic “Pivot” to Asia and the Pacific. The goal: to “manage China’s rise” in ways that ensure [...]

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Campaign Nonviolence Training

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

Dear Comrades in Nonviolence and movements for justice and peace , Thank you for your work over these past years and maybe decades. I don’t know how many of you are aware of Pace e Bene and their current “Campaign Nonviolence”.  (See below for much [...]

Manufactured Crisis: the Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

Investigative journalist Gareth Porter will unravel the whole web of lies and fabrications out of which the U.S. and Israeli governments have constructed their "story" about Iran's lengthy and active pursuit of a clandestine nuclear weapons program.  Gareth Porter's book Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story [...]

How can we build a peaceful, just and sustainable world?

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

Join us for a presentation by Joseph E. Schwartzberg Distinguished International Professor Emeritus University of Minnesota; author, Transforming      the United Nations System: Designs for a  Workable World.  Moderator: Winston E. Langley Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, [...]

A Conversation with Kathy Kelly

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

Afghanistan Present and Near Future - Will the US really Leave? What are the conditions for women and ordinary people? What are the effects of the US drone war on people in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan? What should we be doing in response? Kathy Kelly, [...]

Stopping the Next Middle East War

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

A UJP forum: Syria, Iran, Israel and the US; and an update on Arab Spring The peace movement helped stop the US attack on Syria but the underlying causes of conflict in the Middle East remain.   Already, warmakers want more pressure on Iran instead [...]

POSTPONED: Louise Bruyn – Reading from “She Walked For All Of Us”

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

This event has been postponed.  Stand by for the new date! Join United for Justice with Peace for an evening with Louise Bruyn reading from her recently published book She Walked For All Of Us - One Woman's 1971 Protest Against an Illegal War and [...]

Rosalie Riegle Reading from “Doing Time for Peace”

Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge

Oral historian Rosalie Riegle reads from her two new books: Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family and Community and Crossing the Line: Nonviolent Resisters Speak Out for Peace in an evening of education and inspiration. Recipient of the 2013 Vox Populi Award from the Oral [...]