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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Baltimore Activist Alert -- January 13, 2021
34]Joe Biden’s Tough Challenges in Iran – Jan. 13
35]Insurrection 2021 – Jan. 13
36]Coffee and a Column -- Jan. 13
37]Insurrection by pro-Trump extremists – Jan. 13
38]Town Hall with Rep.
Kathy Castor – Jan.
39]Biden’s BlackRock picks -- Jan.
40]Webinar with HIAS and the Holocaust Museum – Jan. 13
Information Webinar – Jan. 13
42]Maryland Poor Peoples Campaign -- Jan. 13
43]Virtual Human Rights Delegation to Colombia -- Jan. 13
– On Wed., Jan. 13 from 10:30 AM to
noon, check out Joe Biden’s Tough Challenges in Iran [Online].This is sponsored by Wilson Center's Middle
East Program, and the speakers are former Ambassador James F. Jeffrey, Wilson
Center; Robin Wright, Wilson Center; and Jarrett Blanc, Carnegie Endowment for
International Peace. Sign up at https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/joe-bidens-tough-challenges-iran.Since mid-2019, Iran has breached its obligations
in tit-for-tat responses to hundreds of punitive U.S. sanctions. So who goes
first? Both countries have said that they want “compliance for
compliance”—after the other one acts. Biden wants Tehran to roll back its
uranium enrichment and reduce its stockpile; Iran wants Washington to lift
sanctions. How does this all play out before Iran closes down for Nowruz in
mid-March, then launches its presidential campaign in April, for an election in
– Catch The Nation Conversation:
Insurrection 2021 with Melissa Harris-Perry, Elie Mystal & Eric Foner. The
Capitol riot by supporters of President Trump, aimed at preventing the counting
of electoral votes, revealed the dark side of the history of American
democracy, as this was hardly the first effort to overturn extra-legally the
results of a democratic election. Join a conversation on how the Trumpian insurrection
has revealed the dangers from the enemy within and the urgency with which the
Biden Administration must pursue an accounting.
– Join CODEPINK to hear a general analysis about Biden’s BlackRock picks
from Max Moran, a research assistant at the Revolving Door Project on Wed.,
Jan. 13 at 4 PM ET. He will also
give context about the authority their respective positions hold and share a
little background information about Larry Fink himself-- his shadow
cabinet and history in austerity politics, climate implications of BlackRock
having power over fiscal policy. Last year, Max wrote How BlackRock is on track to infiltrate a Biden
Administration. Not only is BlackRock the largest financier
of climate chaos, but they are also the world’s largest investor of weapons of
war. Register at https://www.codepink.org/01132021webinar.
40] –On Wed., Jan. 13 at 5 PM ET, join a webinar with HIAS and the Holocaust
Museum LA for the Welcome to Paradise: Refugees at Home in LA program series.
Hear the inspiring stories of refugees who were welcomed to America and now
give so much back to our country and, especially, the City of Angels. Advance
registration is required. RSVP athttps://www.hias.org/get-involved/events/welcome-paradise-refugees-home-la.
41] –On Wed., Jan. 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM
ET, attend a Volunteer Information Webinar. Participation in the Volunteer Information Webinar is
required for many volunteer positions at HIAS. To learn more about volunteer
positions and whether you need to attend the information session, click herehttps://www.hias.org/get-involved/events/volunteer-information-session.
42] –On Wed., Jan. 13 at 7 PM, the Maryland Poor Peoples
Campaign - Central Region is holding a Meeting. For details, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
43] –The 2nd weekly Virtual Human
Rights Delegation to Colombia theme for Wed., Jan. 13 at 7:30 PM will be “Military policy in Colombia and the role of
the U.S.A. and its influence in Colombia and the rest of Latin America” with
guest speakers: John Lindsay-Poland,
Author of the book “Plan Colombia: Ally Atrocities and Community Activism”.
Writer, activist, researcher and analyst with a focus on human rights and
demilitarization in the Americas; and Blanca
Monroy, Mother of victim of extrajudicial executions by Army (“FalsosPositivos”),
Madres de Soacha, Soacha Municipality.
"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