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May 2017

Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War: 2.5 minutes in the age of Trump

May 6, 2017
MIT, 50 Vassar Street, 24-101
Cambridge, 02139 United States

The growing hostility between the US and Russia, North Korea and Iran makes it more urgent to reduce the risk of nuclear war, as do plans to spend a trillion dollars replacing US nuclear weapons by new ones more suited for first-strike. Nuclear war can be triggered on purpose or through miscalculation, terror or error, and this conference aims to advocate and organize toward reducing this danger. It is not an academic conference, but rather one that addresses the political…

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PGA Trump Protest (Please Go Away)

May 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Trump National Golf Club DC, 20391 Lowes Island Blvd
Sterling, VA United States

On Sunday, May 28, as the KitchenAid-sponsored Senior PGA tour comes to Trump National Golf Club, we'll be in Sterling, VA lining the streets, out on the water, and talking to the media - telling all who will listen: Donald Trump does not represent us, our families or our values. Whether you are most bothered by his conflicts of interest, the lies, the dismantling of our freedoms, or all of the above, we want you to join us for a…

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Stop Trump’s “Death Budget!”

May 31, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT
Tip O’Neill Federal Bldg., 10 Causeway St.
Boston, MA Select a Country:

Donald Trump has released a partial budget for 2018 that slashes funds for the EPA, diplomacy and virtually every safety net program, including housing, education, Meals on Wheels, PBS and Legal Services, in order to transfer $54 billion to the Pentagon, border security, privatized prisons and the Wall.  The Trumpscare bill passed by the House cuts 24 million people from health care and $880 billion from Medicaid to fund a tax cut for the rich.  People will die as a…

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June 2017

One Nation, Indeterminable – a theatrical response to our nation’s current climate.

June 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Modern Theatre, 525 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States

The Suffolk University Theatre Department and The Poets' Theatre invite you to a day of five new play readings. One Nation, Indeterminable  A theatrical response to our nation's current climate.   One Nation, Indeterminable continues The Suffolk University Theatre Department's commitment to alumni and students to support socially-engaged work for the stage. Join us for five new play readings by American Repertory Theatre Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus Robert Brustein; National Book Award author James Carroll; Suffolk Professor of Theatre Wesley Savick, playwright of Car Talk:…

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Solutionary Peace Walk & Festival

June 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St.
Orlando, 32801 United States
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Solutionary Peace Walk & Festival - PEACEing communities back together! Come out to the beautiful Lake Eola Park in Orlando to meet amazing eco-friendly and compassionate vendors and to join other peaceful people in a walk around Lake Eola Park. Let people know that peace does and can exist! Featuring a 1 mile peace walk, knowledgeable speakers, amazing vegan food, live music from a variety of talented musicians, eco-friendly vendors, a kids’ peace, zone, peace trivia, yoga, and more, the…

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Vigil and Blockade of the U.S. Mission

June 19, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT
Isaiah Wall, First Ave. & 43rd St.
New York, NY United States

With this action we are demanding that the United States participate in the ongoing UN negotiations for a treaty banning all nuclear weapons, renounce the use of nuclear weapons, and immediately begin to dismantle them. We will gather at the Isaiah Wall (First Ave. & 43rd St.) at 11:30 am for a vigil, followed by a noon press conference, then march two blocks north to engage in a nonviolent blockade of the entrances of the U.S. Mission to the UN…

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July 2017

Happiness Program – In the Presence of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (san jose downtown)

July 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 2, 2017 @ 1:30 pm UTC-8
San Jose Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Every day we intend to make life a little more joyful, happier and healthier. In keeping up with myriad deadlines, goals, and routines, it's natural to disconnect from our personal calling. Is it possible to find balance? This summer let us help you get a head start with the Sudarshan Kriya® breathing technique. Yes, by doing what you already know - breathing - skillfully and consciously, learn how to eliminate deep-rooted stresses and negativity, and purify the entire system in…

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August 2017

Boston Area – Hiroshima Commemoration Events

August 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 7:30 pm EDT
Various Venues, See Listings
Cambridge/Boston, MA United States

Saturday, August 5 10:30-11:30 am, Arlington Center (intersection of Mass. Ave. and Medford Street – near Starbucks and Caffe Nero). Commemoration of use of nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, end the endless wars…Sponsored by Arlington United for Justice with Peace (heavy rain cancels).   August 6 at 11:45 Remembrance of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Sunday, August 6th at 11:45am on the Cambridge Common.   The brief 15-minute program will include a time of remembrance, as well…

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Other Voices: The Saudi – Iran Conflict and the Trump Factor

August 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Midpen Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road
Palo Alto, 94303 United States

A Middle East Update With Foreign Correspondent Reese Erlich The Middle East is one of the most complex regions in the world. Since the 20th century, it has experienced several wars, uprisings, and invasions. Today there are four failing states and three ongoing wars. But underneath all the conflict, there are two common actors: Saudi Arabia and Iran. They are bitter rivals, whose feud goes back almost 40 years. Each country believes it is the rightful leader of the Middle…

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October 2017

Oakland Days in Solidarity with African People: Unity Through Reparations

October 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Akwaaba Hall, 7911 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94605 United States
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Title: Oakland Days in Solidarity with African People: Unity Through Reparations Event info: Thursday, October 5th, 6:30 pm, Akwaaba Hall at the Uhuru House, 7911 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland Come out to hear dynamic presentations by electoral candidates Akilé Anai and Jesse Nevel,  community activists who challenged the status quo of St. Petersburg, Florida over the summer with bold revolutionary campaigns for people’s power. Anai ran for St. Petersburg’s District 6 City Council seat and Nevel, for Mayor. Their campaigns, and…

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