67] Support Postal Workers – Apr. 18
68] Green Bag Lunch – Apr. 18
69] March against fracking – Apr. 18
71] Tell Sarbanes Vote No for war funding & for Medicare For All – Apr. 18
72] Support Bottle Tax – Apr. 18
73] Book CRUSADE 2.0 -- Apr. 18
74] Film BLOOD ON THE
76] Bayard Rustin's life – Apr. 18
77] Trayvon Martin meeting – Apr. 18
78] Green Currency Meeting -- Apr. 18
79] Chestnut Hill peace vigil – Apr. 18
80] Action against agribusiness -- Apr. 19
67] – On Wed., Apr. 18 at 7 AM, join a protest to Support Postal Workers. Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe will be speaking in
68] – Amazon Watch's Spring 2012 "Green-Bag Lunch" Series continues at noon on Wed., Apr. 18 at the CIEL conference room, 1350 Connecticut Ave. NW, #1100 (south Dupont, above Panera/Cosi), WDC, with Julia Urrunaga, Environmental Investigation Agency, who will lecture on "The Laundering Machine: How Fraud and Corruption in Peru's Concession System are Destroying the Future of its Forests." Bring your lunch. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
69] – Occupy Earth Week - March & Action Against Hydrofracking is happening on Wed., Apr. 18 at 3:30 PM at
McPherson Square, 15th and K Sts. NW. This event will be surrounding the use of hydrofracking as a means of acquiring more natural resources for energy consumption. Get to www.odcearthweek.herokuapp.com or email email@example.com.
70] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
71] – On Wed., Apr. 18 at 4:30 PM, the Pledge of Resistance will go to Rep. John Sarbanes' office, 600 Baltimore Ave., Suite 303, Baltimore, MD 21204. While inside, we will deliver a letter to urge the representative to pledge to vote against further funding of wars. We will also let him know that he should sign on to the following legislation
Let Max know if you can go to Sarbanes' office. You can reach him at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
Progressive Democrats of
72] – City Council is preparing to take on the bottle tax for school construction. The
73] – On Wed., Apr. 18 from 6 to 8 PM at Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th St. NW, WDC, in CRUSADE 2.0 John Feffer discusses the influence of three "unfinished wars"—the Crusades, the Cold War, and the current "war on terror." He presents a timely, concise and provocative look at current events in the context of historical trends and goes beyond a "clash of civilizations" critique to offer concrete ways to defuse the ticking bomb of Islamophobia. Visit http://www.ips-dc.org/.
74] – On Wed., Apr. 18 at 6:30 PM at the Landmark E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW, see the film "Blood in the Mobile," which shows how mobile phone users are complicit in the exploitation of Congolese children who mine the mineral cassiterite, used in virtually every handset on the planet. Go to www.dclabor.org/ht/d/EventDetails/i/101142.
75] – WIB does a silent vigil mourning all violence the third Wednesday of the month. The next vigil is Wed., Apr. 18 from 6
76] – On Wed., Apr. 18 at 7 PM at Red Emma's,
Bayard Rustin has been called the "lost prophet" of the civil rights movement. A master strategist and tireless activist, he is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest nonviolent protests ever held in the
Despite these achievements, Rustin often remained in the background. He was silenced, threatened, arrested, beaten, imprisoned and fired from important leadership positions, largely because he was an openly gay man in a fiercely homophobic era. Call 410-230-0450 or go to http://redemmas.org.
78] – The Baltimore Green Currency Association meets every Wednesday at 7 PM at Breathe Books, 810 W 36th St. # A, Baltimore, MD 21211-2554. Call 410-235-7323.
79] – 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 Chestnut Hill, PA. The next vigil is Apr. 18. Call 215-843-4256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
80] – Occupy Earth Week – there's an Action Against Corporate Agribusiness on Thurs., Apr. 19 at 8 AM at
McPherson Square, 15th and K Sts NW. This action will target members of corporate agribusiness. Following the action at 1 PM, there will be community gardening at , Kenyon & Wangari Maathai Garden Park Place NW. Go to www.odcearthweek.herokuapp.com or email email@example.com.
To be continued
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"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