Sunday, September 5, 2010

Calendar - Part 2

32] An Ethical Discussion – Sept. 5

33] Bridge vigil – Sept. 5

34] Remember the Plowshares Eight – Sept. 5

35] Quaker Peace Vigil – Sept. 5

36] Protest at the Pentagon – Sept. 6

37] March in Dundalk's Labor Day Parade – Sept. 6

38] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Sept. 6 – 9

39] Vigil to End the Wars – Sept. 7

40] Job with WRL – deadline Sept. 7


32] – On Sun., Sept. 5 at 10:30 AM, the Baltimore Ethical Society, 306 W. Franklin St., Suite 102, will have an open discussion.   Call 410-581-2322 or visit


33] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the Spa Creek Bridge in Annapolis.  Contact Lucy at 410-263-7271 or Signs are not allowed to be on a stick or pole.   If there is interest, people will be standing on the Stoney Creek Bridge on Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena [410-437-5379 or]. Go to


34] – On Sept. 9, 1980, "The Plowshares 8" hammered on and disarmed nuclear warhead casings at a General Electric (now: Lockheed Martin) plant in King of Prussia, PA. All eight were tried the following spring in the Montgomery County Court in Norristown, PA., and found guilty of burglary, conspiracy and criminal mischief.  Nearly seventy-five "swords into plowshares actions" have occurred over the past thirty years across the country and in Europe, many involving long prison sentences for its participants. 


 Join a public celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Plowshares 8, and a re-dedication to the works of justice and peace, to stopping Lockheed Martin (the world's #1 war profiteer and the U.S.'s chief nuclear weapons contractor), to abolishing nuclear weapons and ending war. It will occur on Sun., Sept. 5 at 2 PM at Lockheed Martin, 230 Mall Boulevard (Mall & Goddard Blvds.), King of Prussia, PA (behind the King of Prussia Mall).  An actual nuclear warhead casing (like the ones the Plowshares 8 "disarmed" thirty years ago) will stand in front of the arms giant's corporate logo.  After the demonstration, a short car caravan through King of Prussia, to the nearby former GE plant for a short time of peace.  Go to You can reach the Brandywine Peace Community at 610-544-1818 or   


35] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts., Philadelphia. Call 215-421-5811


36] – There is a weekly Pentagon Peace Vigil from 7 to 8 AM on Mondays, since 1987, outside the Pentagon Metro stop.  The next vigil is Mon., Sept. 6, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker.  Call 202-882-9649.


37] – There is a Labor Day Parade on Mon., Sept. 6 at 9 PM at 7200 Sollers Point Road, Dundalk, MD 21222.  


38] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community, or online at   The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email to All shows are also available as podcasts at


39] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at 4806 York Road. Join this ongoing vigil.  The next vigil is Sept. 7 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Note participants will make a call for clean energy.  Call Max at 410-366-1637.


40] – There is a job announcement from the War Resisters League, as the organization is looking for a field organizer.  As one of the leading radical voices in the antiwar movement, WRL organizes nonviolent direct action for peace, disarmament, and social justice; challenge military recruitment and war profiteering; advocate war tax resistance; support conscientious objectors and GI resisters; and offer on-the-ground organizing resources and training to promote antimilitarism and revolutionary nonviolence:


The Field Organizer (FO) will be responsible for strengthening the organizing of the War Resisters League. The FO works to increase the number of people who identify with the radical critique of the root causes of war and who participate in the work for nonviolent social change. The FO helps develop WRL's grassroots antimilitarist base-building work on a national level. The Field Organizer will be based in our New York City national office, but will also spend a significant portion of their time on the road.


This is a full time salaried position. Yearly salary is $40,155.44 with full benefits, including health insurance, paid vacation and a pension contribution of five percent.  To apply, send a cover letter, résumé, writing sample, and three references to with "Field Organizer" in the subject line. The deadline is Tues., Sept. 7. You can also fax your application to 212.228.6193, but email is preferred.


Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Ph: 410-366-1637; Email: mobuszewski [at]


"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs


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