46] Hearing on
48] AVAM benefit – Sept. 22
49] Discuss THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY – Sept. 22
51] Film REAL TERRORIST STAND UP – Sept. 22
52] Islamophobia – Sept. 22
53] Pray for Peace – Sept. 22
54] Dine out for life – Sept. 23
55] Stop an execution – Sept. 23
57] Oct. 2 planning meeting – Sept. 23
58] Palestine/Israel Roundtable – Sept. 23
59] Release Prisoner of Conscience – Sept. 23
60] Dean Baker at JHU – Sept. 23
61] Eddie Conway book party – Sept. 23
62] Max at Book Festival – Sept. 24-26
63] Vigil to End the Wars – Sept. 24
64] Position with PSR – deadline Sept. 24
65] Natasha Pettigrew Presente! – Sept. 24
66] Single Payer Strategy Session – Sept. 25
68] Pax Christi—25th Anniversary – Sept. 25
69] Book party in D.C. – Sept. 25
70] International Solidarity Movement - Sept. 25
71] Green Forum – Sept. 26
46] -- On Wed., Sept. 22 at 3 PM, there will be a hearing on West Papua in room 2172, Rayburn House Office Bldg. held by the Asia, the Pacific and the Environment Subcommittee of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Come support those testifying, including a number of Papuans. Call 1-917-690-4391 or email john at etan.org. Go to http://www.etan.org. The hearing will be broadcast online via WEBCAST link at http://www.hcfa.house.gov/.
47] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
48] -- On Wed., Sept. 22 at 6 PM, the
49] -- On Wed., Sept. 22 at 6 PM, Alexander McCall Smith’s book THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY will be discussed at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Northwood branch,
50] – Each Wednesday, the Northwest Greens hold a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in
51] – There will be a film screening of WILL THE REAL TERRORIST PLEASE STAND UP? on Wed., Sept. 22 from 7 to 9:30 PM at the Letelier Theater,
In the 1990s, Florida-base exiles began bombing tourist sites, the backbone of
52] – ISLAMAPHOBIA: Taking on the Hatred and the Ignorance is a special panel event on Wed., Sept. 22 from 7 to 9 PM at the Nyumburu Cultural Center, Univ. of Maryland, College Park. Go to www.umd.edu and www.nyumburu.umd.edu.
52] -- Pray for Peace at 7:30 PM on Wed., Sept. 22 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1900 St. Paul St. The prayer for peace occurs on the 22nd of the month. Contact Charles Cloughen at 410-321-0199 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
54] -- Dining Out for Life is on Thurs., Sept. 23 at participating restaurants that will contribute at least 20% of their sales to Moveable Feast. Go to
55] -- On Thurs., Sept. 23 the governor of
is expected to execute Teresa Lewis, which would be the state’s 108th execution. She has been assessed as having "borderline mental retardation,” but the state described her as the mastermind of the murder of her husband and stepson. The men who carried out the killings received life sentences. Contact Matt Sellman, administrative director, Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, Virginia PO Box 4804, Charlottesville, VA 22905. Call 434-960-7779 or go to www.vadp.org. Call Gov. Robert McDonnell at 804-786-2211.
56] -- The New Media and the Palestine Question: Blogging Out of Conflict is a conference scheduled for Thurs., Sept. 23 from 11 AM to 2:15 PM with lunch between 12:15 PM and 1 PM. The conference will be at the
57] – There will be a Maryland Organizing Committee meeting for One Nation Working Together on Thurs., Sept. 23 at noon at the Baltimore Teachers Union, 5800 Metro Drive, Baltimore 21215. Much of the discussion will focus on the buses heading to D.C. on Oct. 2 for the rally. For those who have buses, please make sure there is the name of the bus captain for each bus, a cell phone number for the captain and the pick-up point and drop-off location. Call Kim Tucker, administrative assistant,
58] – The WEEKLY ROUNDTABLE SEEKING A JUST PEACE IN PALESTINE/ISRAEL takes place from 12:30 - 1:30 PM at Potter's House, 1658 Columbia Road NW, WDC. Join a civil discourse which explores the history, issues, myths, realities, and truth of the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Contact Alice Azzouzi at 202-232-5483.
59] -- On Thurs., Sept. 23, 12:30-1:30 PM, Amnesty International will hold its monthly demonstration calling for the release of Prisoner of Conscience Filep Karma. The demonstration is at the Indonesian Embassy, 2020 Massachusetts Ave., NW, near Dupont Circle. Go to http://www.amnestyusa.org/individuals-at-risk/priority-cases/indonesia-filep-karma-and-yusak-pakage/page.do?id=1101238. Arrested on Dec. 1, 2004, Karma is in prison for his participation in a peaceful flag-raising ceremony to commemorate Papuan independence. Visit http://etan.org/action/action4/32alert.htm.
60] – Progressives and the Market: Why Give It to the Right? is the subject of a talk on Thurs., Sept. 23 from 3 to 4:30 PM at JHU's
Dean Baker is the author of /Taking Economics Seriously/ and /False Profits: Recovering from the Bubble Economy/. He also has a blog, "Beat the Press where he discusses the media's coverage of economic issues.
61] -- OF RIOTS AND RESISTANCE is a memoir by political prisoner and former Black Panther Eddie Conway. There will be a book release on Thurs., Sept. 23 at 7 PM at the Creative
Marshall Law comes out this winter, and
62] – Max will be at the Baltimore Book Festival on Fri., Sept. 24 from noon to 8 PM, Sat., Sept. 25 from noon to 8 PM and Sun., Sept. 26 from noon to 7 PM. The Festival takes place in
63] – On the last Friday of the month, join a vigil, Sept. 24, from 5 to 6 PM at Broad & Arch Sts.,
64] – A position is available for a Safe Energy Program Director at PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. The job entails educating Congress, the news media, current and potential allies, and the public about the economic, health and proliferation risks associated with nuclear reactors and to promote safe, clean renewable energy and efficiency as the lasting solution to climate change. Email a cover letter including salary requirements, resume, one campaign case study experience write-up, and a writing sample by Fri., Sept. 24 to email@example.com. PSR is at
65] – Natasha Pettigrew, the
66] – You are invited to attend the Maryland State Single Payer Strategy Session sponsored by Healthcare-Now of Maryland and Maryland Physicians for a National Health Program. The event will take place on Sat., Sept. 25 from 9 AM to 2 PM at the
Donations are still needed to fund a study by the Levin group on the economic impact of a single payer health plan in Maryland. This would be an update to the study done in 2000 which compared a single payer model to a multi-payer model and found that a universal single payer system would save $348 million in health care costs in the state of
67] – Appalachia Rising is a mass mobilization in
On Sat., Sept. 25, from 8 AM through Sun., Sept. 26 at 8 PM, there will be strategizing workshops, learning, featured speaker panels and discussions, cultural events, and entertainment. On Mon., Sept. 27, there will be a march, rally and nonviolent resistance to protest mountaintop removal mining. Go to www.appalachiarising.org. If you'd like to join the central organizing team (please do!) contact Andrew Munn firstname.lastname@example.org.
68] – Pax Christi—
69] – On Sat., Sept. 25 from 6 to 10 PM, there will be a book party for ETERNAL SPRING, ETERNAL TYRANNY’s publication in Spanish. The celebration will take place at the author’s house,
70] – On Sun., Sept. 26 at 10 AM, the Peace Committee of Sandy Spring Friends Meeting invites you to learn about the work of the International Solidarity Movement in Palestine and its efforts to achieve peace with justice. It will take place in the Community House,
71] – A BALTIMORE GREEN FORUM, a monthly environmental education and discussion forum, takes place on Sun., Sept. 26, from 4 to 6:30 PM, at the Maryland Presbyterian Church, 1105 Providence Road, Towson, MD 21286. Go to http://www.mpchurch.org/About.htm. Beginning in September, in addition to a presentation on a local green topic, there will be 45 minutes for you to meet with an "affinity group" of like-minded individuals to talk about a specific part of the sustainability challenge. These eleven small(er) groups will self-select the topics they would like to talk about, meeting to talk about food, transit, energy and civic systems - everything along the sustainability spectrum. Some affinity groups may even decide to meet during the month to work on action projects together.
The Green Forum is a monthly environmental and discussion forum held usually on the fourth Sunday of each month. Donations to
To be continued.
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