Sunday, April 14, 2013

Baltimore Activist Alert - April 14, 15, 2013

44] Talk on religion – Apr. 14

45] Tribal Societies & Counterterrorism in Pakistan – Apr. 15

46] U.S. News Productions and Palestinian Politics – Apr. 15

47] Tax Day-Budget Freedom Happy Hour -- Apr. 15

48] Pledge of Resistance/Fund Our Communities meeting – Apr. 15

49] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Apr.15 – Apr. 18


44] – On Sun., Apr. 14 from 11 AM to 12:30 PM, co-leaders - Imam Faizul Khan, Islamic Society of the Washington Area, and Dr. Elena Mustakova-Possardt, D.C. Baha'i Community, will speak at D.C. Baha'i Center, 5713 Sixteenth St. NW, WDC.

45] – Tribal Societies & Counterterrorism in Pakistan is scheduled to be discussed on Mon., Apr. 15 from 11 AM to 12:30 PM at the U.S. Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Ave. NW, WDC 20037. The focus will be on the effect U.S killer drones have on tribal societies. Marvin Weinbaum, scholar-in-residence, Middle East Institute, will moderate the discussion with Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun, chair of Islamic Studies, American University, Peter Bergen, National Security Studies Program, New America Foundation, and Hamid Khan, senior program officer, U.S. Institute of Peace. This event will be webcast live beginning at 11 AM EDT on April 15 at Contact Emily Horin at 202-429-4706 or

46] – Catch Back Stories: U.S. News Productions and Palestinian Politics on Mon., Apr. 15 from 12:30 to 2 PM at The Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave. NW, WDC 20037. Study how journalists work in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah and Nablus and on the tense roads that connect these cities, Amahl Bishara demonstrates how the production of U.S. news about Palestinians depends on the multifaceted collaborations, typically invisible to Western readers. Visit

47] – For the April 15 Global Day of Action on Military Spending, go to Celebrate Tax Day-Budget Freedom Happy Hour on Mon., Apr. 15 from 5 to 8 PM at The Passenger, 1021 7th St. NW. Join DC Vote this Tax Day and help spread the message of DC Budget Freedom at the Passenger. As you pay your local taxes, remember that Congress controls how that money is spent. If passed during April 23rd special election, Referendum 8 will allow DC to enact its own local budget without having to wait for Congressional approval. Visit

48] – The Pledge of Resistance/Fund Our Communities will gather on Tax Day, Mon., Apr. 15 from 5 to 7 PM at the Baltimore City Main Post Office 900 E. Fayette St., 21202. Pledge members will pass out flyers and hold signs of the War Resisters' League flyer, "Where your Tax Dollar really goes 2014." Afterwards there will be a meeting of the Pledge of Resistance somewhere within walking distance to discuss the GDAMS initiatives and how we can continue to push for domestic spending over Pentagon bloat/war funding. Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at

49] – 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

To be continued.

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

"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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