Sunday, October 1, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- October 2 - 3, 2023

20] International Wrongful Convictions Day – Oct. 2

21] Rally at the Supreme Court – Oct. 2

22] Time to Care meeting – Oct. 2

23] Texting Extravaganza – Oct. 2

24] GMOM teleconference – Oct. 2

25] Russia out of Ukraine – Oct. 3

26] Migrant Justice Working Group meeting Oct. 3

27] Vigil for an execution – Oct. 3

28] Defund MPD Working Group meeting Oct. 3

29] Medicare for All meeting Oct. 3

30] Phone bank to Virginia voters – Oct. 3

31] Living Theology through Icons and Images Oct. 3


20] – Monday, Oct. 2 is International Wrongful Convictions Day! See Death Penalty Action Resources here: and add your case if you have one that fits the criterial on that page and it is to already there.

21] – Charlie Cooper [] hopes you will be at the rally at the Supreme Court on Mon., Oct. 2 at noon ET.  Get Money out of Maryland is part of the United for Democracy Network, and this coalition called for the rally to demand that Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito recuse themselves from cases where they have strong ties to the parties. Clarence Thomas was flown by private jet to a 2018 meeting of the Koch brothers' political influence network for the purpose of boosting the pledges among the billionaires gathered at a resort near Palm Springs. Now the Koch network has a case coming up in front of the Supreme Court, and Thomas so far has not announced that he will recuse.

This Koch brothers group (like the Leonard Leo web of "nonprofit social welfare organizations") was involved in bringing numerous suits and funding amicus briefs to influence the Supreme Court. In this upcoming term, the Court will hear Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, a case that is being argued by Koch network staff attorneys. A Koch win would overturn a precedent that the Court gives deference to government agencies in setting regulations and would make it more difficult for the agencies to protect the environmental, labor, and health interests of the public Vis a Vis private business interests. "Two years ago, one of the network’s groups was the plaintiff in another Supreme Court case, which was about nonprofits’ ability to keep their donors secret. In that case, Thomas sided with the 6-3 conservative majority in the Koch group’s favor."

In June, ProPublica reported that in 2008 Justice Alito received a free luxury trip from billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer.  And Singer's business later went before the court at least 10 times, including a 2014 case in which Alito sided with the majority in Singer's favor.

 The rally on Monday will include a demand that justices adopt a mandatory ethics and recusal policy -- similar to that put forward in the SCERT Act, which has been introduced into both House and Senate. GMOM also supports the TERM Act to limit justices to 18 years of active status and the Judiciary Act to expand the Court to 13 members.

22] –The Time to Care Coalition [] is holding a Fall Check-in meeting on Mon., Oct. 2 at 3 PM ET. Lucy Zhou from the Public Justice Center - who has been vital in drafting the coalition's responses to Department of Labor's informal regulatory process - will be at the meeting to provide insight on the implementation process DOL has undergone done so far. Review plans for the fall and into legislative session. RSVP at

23] – On Mon., Oct. 2, Tues., Oct. 3, Wed., Oct. 4 and Thurs., Oct. 5 from 7 to 8 PM ET, get with New Jersey Democratic State Committee to do a virtual Voter Outreach at a Texting Extravaganza. RSVP at  GET OUT THE VOTE for the crucial election this November by texting targeted Democrats. You will get a short training about the script, and then you will be texting on the same day.  Make sure you have access to a smart phone, computer or tablet and WIFI. The texting will continue on Mon., Oct. 2 and Tues., Oct. 3 from 7 to 8 PM ET.

24] – GMOM and our allies in the For the People -- Maryland coalition will meet on Oct. 2 at 7:30 PM ET to continue planning strategy for the upcoming year. Get a report on activities in Washington D.C. on September 19-20, and hear a discussion on how We the People can overrule the horrendous Citizens United v. FEC decision through which the Supreme Court initiated a new era of corruption in elections and public policy. Finally there will be a brainstorming session to explore how to raise issues of political equality and popular democracy in the 2024 election campaigns.

You can join the GMOM and For the People -- Maryland teleconference by dialing 1 301 715 8592 with a meeting ID of 931 3066 2622. The password is 173976. Or get on Zoom at

25] -- Join the Baltimore Nonviolence Center on Tues., Oct. 3 from 4:30 to 5 PM ET at 33rd and N. Charles Sts. The invasion of Ukraine has the potential to become a war extending throughout Europe.  Putin has destroyed Aleppo and Grozny and has threatened the use of nuclear weapons.  Russian soldiers were sent into the area around the contaminated and still radioactive Chernobyl nuclear plant. Now they are stationed in the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe.   People who believe in peace and justice should come forward and take the risks of peace. The burial sites continue to expose ruthless war crimes by the invaders, Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607.

26] – The Northern Virginia Democratic Socialists [] are holding on Tues., Oct. 3 at 6 PM ET a Migrant Justice Working Group meeting. Register at

27] – Florida has Michael Zack scheduled for execution for the murders of Laurie Russillo and Ravonne Smith on Tues., Oct. 3 at 6 PM ET. Join Death Penalty Action and Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty for a live, informative and prayerful on-line vigil beginning one hour before the execution, at 5 PM ET. Register here to be a part of the live audience, or watch on the Death Penalty Action Facebook Page:

28] – The Metro DC DSA [] on Tues., Oct. 3 at 7 PM ET will hold a Defund MPD Working Group biweekly meeting.  Register at  A link to attend this virtual event will be emailed upon RSVP.  At the meeting, discuss strategy and planning. This event is open to both DSA members and supporters.

29] – On Tues., Oct. 3 from 6 PM ET, the Northern Virginia DSA will hold a Medicare for All Working Group Meeting.  RSVP at

  Join the M4All Alexandria Working Group and discuss plans for furthering the M4All petition in Alexandria - and now in Arlington. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month.

30] – On Tues., Oct. 3 from 7 to 8:30 PM ET, get with Silver Spring Progressive Action for a virtual phone bank for A Blue Virginia Legislature. With women’s rights, easy access to books, and more on the line, let’s make sure the VA House of Delegates and State Senate turn blue in November! Phone bank for a great candidate who is in tight races that will make all the difference.  You will be trained, even for those who may want a bit of a refresher.  Phone bank for Travis Nembhard (House District 22).  RSVP at

31] – Check out All My Eyes See: Living Theology through Icons and Images on Tues., Oct. 3 at 7 PM ET. Fr. William Hart McNichols is a world renowned iconographer, who served as an AIDS Hospice minister in NYC, and now assists with sacramental ministry in New Mexico.  Bill will reflect on his relationship with Dan and Phil Berrigan, and on his images of them and other holy men and women. Register at the The meeting ID is 829 6500 5883 with a passcode of g7QY3.

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to Max Obuszewski, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt. 206, Baltimore, MD 21212.  Ph.: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [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

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert – October 1 to 2, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert – October 1 to 2, 2023

"I speak as an American to the leaders of my own nation. The great initiative in this war is ours. The initiative to stop it must be ours." -Martin Luther King Jr.

Friends, this list and other email documents which I send out are done under the auspices of the Baltimore Nonviolence Center.  Go to

  If you appreciate this information and would like to make a donation, send contributions to Max Obuszewski, BNC, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt. 206, Baltimore, MD 21212.  Max can be reached at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 [at]

1] Books, buttons and stickers

2] Web site for info on federal legislation\

3] Need help in archiving activist material    

4] Max is looking for tips on a garage or a storage suggestion.

5] Support the Pratt Workers United

6] Get the book Surely Goodness and Mercy by Murphy Davis

7] Get the book Male Supremacy in the Catholic Church: An Insider’s View by Roy Bourgeois

8] Alan Barysh has an audio book

9] Takoma Park Festival – Oct. 1

10] Affirmative Action – Oct. 1

11] Wheat pasters needed – Oct. 1

12] DSA meeting – Oct. 1

13] Organized Labor Rising – Oct. 1

14] Free Assange – Oct. 1

15] Turn Virginia blue – Oct. 1

16] Call to support the UAW – Oct. 1

17] Film Mediterranean Fever – Oct. 1

18] Electoral Working Group meeting Oct. 1

19] Protest at the Pentagon – Oct. 2


1] – Buttons, bumper stickers and books are available.  “God Bless the Whole World, No Exceptions” stickers are in stock. Call Max at 410-323-1607.

2] –To obtain information how your federal legislators voted on particular bills, go to  Congressional toll-free numbers are 888-818-6641, 888-355-3588 or 800-426-8073. The White House Comment Email is accessible at

3] –  Janice Sevre-Duszynska is looking for a helper in archiving her activist material.  If you are interested in this project, contact Max at 410-32301607 or mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.

4] – Max is in need of a garage or a storage space.  Any suggestions would be welcome.  Contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net.

5] – The workers at the Enoch Pratt Free Library have started a drive to organize a union calling themselves Pratt Workers United.  Go to There is a letter of support for community members to sign at

"Pratt Library workers are forming a union, Pratt Workers United. We are seeking pay equity for all, safer working conditions, benefits for part-time workers, and a voice in decisions that affect our work.” The workers voted to unionize

6] – Consider getting HOSPITALITY, the newsletter of OPEN DOOR: A prophetic discipleship community honoring the Black Jesus, Dorothy Day and Martin Luther King, Jr. The September/October 2022 issue contains a wonderful review by Claire Schaeffer-Duffy of Surely Goodness and Mercy by Murphy Davis, reprinted from The Catholic Worker, March-April 2022.  Davis, a co-founder of the Open Door Community, died in 2020.   You can subscribe to the newsletter or buy a copy of the book by calling 404-290-2047 or by emailing

7] – Another book to consider purchasing is Male Supremacy in the Catholic Church: An Insider’s View by Roy Bourgeois. His new book is both memoir and position-paper, and it makes the case that the Roman Catholic Church is a corrupt system that spits out truth-tellers. The crime he was excommunicated for was attending the ordination ceremony of Janice Sevre-Duszynska in Lexington, Kentucky, in August 2008. The ordination was under the auspices of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests.  The Vatican’s response has been to excommunicate any woman who has the audacity to see herself as a priest equal to a male priest. You can purchase a copy from Amazon or by Kindle.

  Here are two quotes to contemplate: “I permit no woman to teach or to have authority over men. She is to keep silent.” – Timothy 1, 2:12-13.  “If the patriarchy that dominates the church is not dismantled and women are not treated as equals, the church will continue to diminish and, eventually, die.” – Roy Bourgeois.

8] – Alan Barysh  [] hopes that you will purchase his audio book -- Shipyard Days and Nights and Other Baltimore Stories (Mostly true).  It's on Should this book hit the big time, Mr. Barysh says he will donate money to the Shipyard Retirees Association.

9] – On Sun., Oct. 1 from 10 AM to 5 PM ET, get over to the annual Takoma Park Street Festival on Carroll Ave. NW! Enjoy a full day of music, local makers and vendors, community groups and kids activities. You can also pick up some fresh goodies from the Takoma Park Farmers Market, which will run during its normal hours, from 10 AM to 2 PM. Organizers recommend that you walk or Metro as congestion may be high and parking limited. Visit

10] – Usually, the Baltimore Ethical Society, 2521 St. Paul St., Baltimore 21218, meets on Sundays, and usually there is a platform address at 10:30 AM ET.  On Oct. 1, the discussion will focus on “Affirmative Action.” Dr. Fred Pincus will describe how race-based affirmative action policies in higher education worked prior to the June 2023 Supreme Court decision. What does the decision mean for the future of affirmative action?

Fred L. Pincus is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where he taught about race relations and diversity for 44 years. He is the author of Reverse Discrimination: Dismantling the Myth (2002) and the essay “Affirmative Action: Not the Harsh Impact on Whites That Some Assume” in Impacts of Racism on White Americans in the Age of Trump (2021) Visit

11] – The Metro DC DSA [] on Sun., Oct. 1 at 1 PM ET is doing a wheat pasting event for Political Education #2 at DuPont Circle NW, WDC 20036. Sign up to join a group wheat pasting leading up to the upcoming Big Tech and Capitalism: DC Walking Tour and Mt. Pleasant Socialist Night School.  Put up posters around the D.C. area. Wheat pasting involves anchoring posters on walls and light poles around town with a homemade organic glue -no experience needed! Sign up at

12] – The Metro DC DSA [] is holding a General Body Meeting on Sun., Oct. 1 at 2 PM ET. The meeting convenes all chapter members bi-monthly. Workgroups, caucuses, committees, and leadership provide key updates on campaigns and other activities. Members may also propose and vote on business. Members, potential members, and supporters alike are welcome to attend. This event is open to both DSA Members and supporters. RSVP at

13] – Alan Minsky for Progressive Democrats of America [] wants you to attend a Town Hall on Sun., Oct. 1 at 4 PM ET -- Organized Labor Rising. Focus on the dynamic rebirth of Organized Labor, and celebrate the excellent contract won by the striking Writers Guild of America.  Discuss the political and economic significance of the moment; and most importantly get ready for PDA's solidarity actions in support of striking UAW workers!

Hear from Scott Houldieson, a labor union and PDA activist from Indiana, who will give an update on the ongoing auto workers' strike, and screenwriter Howard Rodman, a longtime member of the WGA negotiating team, to share his thoughts on the importance of the writers' victory for all workers. RSVP at

14] –  Ann Wilcox [] on behalf of DC Action for Assange wants you to know about a vigil on Sun., Oct. 1 from 4 to 5 PM at the White House, 1600 Penn Ave. NW.  The vigils will continue on Oct. 15 and each 1st and 3rd Sunday.  Call Ann Wilcox (202-441-3265).

15] – On Sun., Oct. 1 from 6 to 8 PM ET, the Democratic National Committee is organizing VIRTUAL PHONE BANKS FOR THE VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES- TO TURN VA BLUE! RSVP at This event will continue on Sundays from 6 to 8 PM ET THROUGH November 5.  Call voters in Virginia to get them out to vote in the November election. NO EXPERIENCE is NECESSARY. Get TRAINING and hear from COACHES TO HELP ALL ALONG THE WAY.

16] – Working Families Party [] indicates that this is a historic moment, as the UAW is taking on all three auto companies.   And the fossil fuel companies and Trump want to pit auto workers against electric vehicles (EVs) and climate activists and prey on the insecurities of workers in the EV transition. Get on a call on Sun., Oct. 1 at 6 PM ET to discuss how to help UAW workers on strike with some of the biggest climate and environmental groups including Sunrise, Greenpeace, Sierra Club, and others:

17] –  Palestine Just Trade is pleased to co-present online MEDITERRANEAN FEVER at the 2023 Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) on Sun., Oct. 1 from 7 to 9 PM. The online screening will be available for on-demand viewing from the theatre launch date until Oct. 4, 11:59 PM ET.

The film is in Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles. Waleed lives in Haifa with his wife and children and dreams of a writing career while suffering from chronic depression. He develops a close relationship with his neighbor, a small-time crook, with an ulterior plot in mind. While the scheme turns into an unexpected friendship between the two men, it leads them into a journey of dark encounters. RSVP at  Email

18] – The Northern Virginia Democratic Socialists [] are holding on Sun., Oct. 1 at 7 PM ET an Electoral Working Group Meeting. A link to attend this virtual event will be emailed upon RSVP. The plan is to continue to do research on the Virginia Election for the upcoming November General Election. RSVP at

19] – 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 Oct. 2, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker.  Email or call 202-882-9649.  The vigil will be outside the Pentagon's south Metro entrance and in the designated "protest zone" behind bicycle fences across from the entrance to the Metro.  This vigil will honor the visit to the area of the anti-nuclear ship the Golden Rule.

 By Metro, take Yellow Line and get out at the "Pentagon" stop. Do not go to the Pentagon City stop! Go up south escalators and turn left and walk across to protest area. By car from D.C. area, take 395 South and get off at Exit 8A-Pentagon South Parking. Take slight right onto S. Rotary Rd. at end of ramp and right on S. Fern St. Then take left onto Army Navy Dr. You can "pay to park" on Army Navy Dr.,  and there is meter parking one block on right on Eads St. Payment for both of these spots begins at 8 AM.  No cameras are allowed on Pentagon grounds. The restrooms are located inside Marriot Providence Inn on corner of S. Fern and Army Navy Dr.

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to Max Obuszewski, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt. 206, Baltimore, MD 21212.  Ph.: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [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

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Baltimore Activist Alert -- September 29 -- October 4, 2023

50] Peace vigil at the White House Sept. 29

51] Women in Black vigil – Sept. 29

52] Football for Peace – Sept. 29

53] Common Cause Election Protection phone bank Sept. 29 & Oct. 4

54] Demonstration for Peace – Sept. 29

55] Teacher of Peace Sept. 29

56] ICE Out of Arlington – Sept. 29

57] Support union at Mom’s – Sept. 30

58] DEFUSE NUCLEAR WAR protest Sept. 30

59] Food Pantry and Food Donation Center – Sept. 30

60] Listen Lead Share Session Sept. 30

61] Canvass for Salisbury Progressives – Sept. 30

62] Medical supplies are needed in Ukraine

63] Tell JHU president to renounce nuclear weapons contracts

64] Read Dave Eberhardt’s book "For All the Saints- a Protest Primer"

65] Do you need a doctor?

66] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records

67] Do you need any book shelves?

68] Join the Global Zero campaign.

69] Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil


50] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker will host a peace vigil at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC, on Fri., Sept. 29 at noon.  Contact the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker: 202-882-9649 or

51] – Every Friday from noon to 1 PM, Baltimore Women in Black vigil for peace with men and women who live in Roland Park. WIB invites all to join, and any peace sign is welcome, such as "Defuse Nuclear War."  The vigil takes place outside Roland Park Place at the corner of West 40th Street and Elm Street. Parking is free at RPP or at the Rotunda across the street. Contact Ann Vinup at

52] – The School of International Service, AU <> indicates that there will be a Partnership launch between SIS and Football For Peace on Fri., Sept. 29 from 12:30 to 2 PM at the Abramson Family Founders Room.  This event will be hosted and moderated by SIS Dean Shannon Hader and Kash Siddiqi, Co-Founder of Football for Peace.  This event marks the official kick-off of the partnership between Football for Peace, an international sports diplomacy foundation, and American University’s School of International Service, whose mission is to "wage peace" through actions that serve humanity. The partnership will launch the inaugural District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) “Football for Peace Center” at the School of International Service. Collaboratively, the Peace Center will address pressing social and environmental challenges in the US and across the world, specifically focusing on three goals - human empowerment, water prosperity, and societal advocacy. Learn more about the first US “Football for Peace Center” at SIS, its plan to empower young people to become MVPs (Most Valuable Peace-Makers) across the DMV, and the first football-led water campaign, "Rehydrating the Earth," set to launch later this year at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai.  RSVP at

53] – On Fri., Sept. 29 & Wed., Oct. 4 from 4 to 6 PM ET, there is a Common Cause organized Election Protection phone bank.   Work together to demand bold changes to our democracy to create a government that represents all of us, not big corporations or special interests. Register for a shift to make calls and help strengthen the phone bank team to protect our democracy. These shifts will also always include training for first-timers before you make calls, so if this is your first time, no worries! Register at

54] – The RootsAction Team [] announced that on Fri., Sept. 29 at 5 PM ET, there will be a Demonstration for Peace at N. Charles and Centre Sts.  This is part of the Defuse Nuclear War week of actions through Sept. 30.  Advocate for diplomacy between Russia and Ukraine, disarmament of hair-trigger ICBMs, and reinstatement of crucial nuclear-weapons treaties.  Email

55] -- Pax Christi USA [] is holding a Teacher of Peace celebration on Fri., Sept. 29 from 6 to 8:30 PM ET at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 2700 19th St. S., Arlington VA 22204 and via livestream. Celebrate Fr. Joe Nangle OFM as the 2023 Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace. This award began in 1978 as a recognition of women and men, like Fr. Joe, whose lives and work exemplify the theme of Pope Paul VI’s World Day of Peace message, “To reach peace, teach peace.” The evening will start with a prayer service and then move into a program to honor Fr. Joe's life of service and commitment. Enjoy a simple spread of food and drink. RSVP at

56] -- Northern Virginia Democratic Socialists [] wants you to know about an event on Fri., Sept. 29 from 6:30 to 9 PM ET – ICE Out of Arlington at the Arlington Community Center , 909 S. Dinwiddie St, Arlington 22204 in Room 527 A & B. RSVP at

57] -- On Sat., Sept. 30 from 11 AM to noon ET, workers at MOM’s Organic Market in College Park, 9801 Rhode Island Ave., College Park 20740 along with elected officials and community leaders will rally to protest the company’s efforts to dissuade other workers from unionizing by discriminating against workers who are active in the union. Sign up for the rally at

58] -- The Brandywine Peace Community is doing a DEFUSE NUCLEAR WAR protest and presence on Sat., Sept. 30 at noon ET at LOCKHEED MARTIN, 230 Mall Boulevard, Mall & Goddard Boulevards, KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406. RSVP at Visit and WWW.DEFUSENUCLEARWAR.ORG.  

59] – On Sat., Sept. 30 from noon to 2 PM EST, get over to the Food Pantry and Food Donation Center at First and Franklin Presbyterian Church, 210 W. Madison St., Baltimore. This Food Pantry is open every Saturday. Get a grocery bag – breakfast, jelly and peanut butter (a good source of protein) for lunch, the makings for a balanced dinner such as beans and rice, pasta and sauce, soup, vegetables, fruit, and a paper goods. Also added is a little fun food, such as popcorn or cookies, for everyone enjoys a treat.  Contributions of shelf stable foods can be brought to Reid Chapel every Saturday between noon and 2 PM. If shopping is difficult for you, monetary donations earmarked food pantry may be sent to the church.  How else can you help? Volunteers are needed to help collect and distribute food. Contact the church office to volunteer. You can also help by spreading the word to those you know who are facing food insecurity. See

60] – On Sat., Sept. 30 at 3 PM ET, join the Environmental Justice Task Force for its Listen Lead Share Session at the Enoch Pratt Free Library - Cherry Hill Branch, 606 Cherry Hill Road, Baltimore 21225. This community event is an opportunity for frontline communities to let their voices be heard. For decades our most vulnerable communities in South Baltimore have been oppressed by economic, and environmental exploitation. Share your concerns and let us create a new reality together. This is what democracy looks like. RSVP at

61] -- The Lower Shore Progressive Caucus [] will canvass for Salisbury Progressives on Sat., Sept. 30 from 10:30 AM to noon ET and 1:30 to 3:30 PM ET at the Megan Outten Campaign Office, 213 W. Main St., Salisbury 21804. Canvass for endorsed candidates. As the heartbeat of the community, stands by our endorsed candidates, and we're hitting the streets to ensure their vision resonates with every resident. RSVP at

62]  --  If you are able to donate any kind of surplus medical supplies for field hospitals in eastern Ukraine, please email or call 410-721-5770 x231.  There is a colleague whose father is a medic on the front line. One container is shipped every month to the Donbass region. Donations can be picked up in Baltimore and Columbia every Thursday, and on other days in Annapolis and Crofton.

63] -- This is A PLEA TO CONVINCE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY TO OBEY INTERNATIONAL LAW. The world reached a historic milestone on January 22, 2021: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons [TPNW] entered into force and become binding international law --

Prevent Nuclear War/Maryland has called attention to the growing danger of nuclear war and the outrageous $1.7 trillion dollars we are spending to upgrade the nuclear arsenal. On July 18, 2017, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, a U.S. Navy - affiliated research center received a seven-year, $92 million contract to continue its systems engineering and research-and-development services for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center. Help convince JHU to renounce nuclear weapons contracts. Contact the president, Ron Daniels, to urge him to reject all nuclear weapons contracts: Office of the President, 242 Garland Hall, The Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland 21218.  Call his office at (410) 516-8068 or email

64] – David Eberhardt was a member of the Baltimore Four with Father Philip Berrigan, Tom Lewis and Rev. James Mengel.  The group poured blood on draft files on October 27, 1967.  They would be convicted and sentenced to prison. Dave has written a book "For All the Saints- a Protest Primer"- documenting the Baltimore Four action and many others up to and including the most recent Plowshares action – Kings Bay Plowshares 7.  

  Dave just printed 50 new copies of For All the Saints, a Protest Primer- 250+ pp w photos-therefore #'s 351-400 making it o so collectable with two Berrigan book reviews added. The books are signed, and the price remains $25. Will send free if need b- he is not in it for the money! If you want one, send him a check: or contact Dave Eberhardt, 4 Hadley Square North, Baltimore, MD 21218 by email at . 

65] – Yousef Zarbalian [] started his own medical practice in December before the pandemic hit. It is called East-West Medicine and Rheumatology, and its website is  Yousef is licensed in Maryland and Virginia. He is doing primary care as well as rheumatologic care (focusing on joint problems and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and sjogren's).  He is offering telemedicine visits, and he has very reasonable rates for uninsured individuals.  He makes use of herbs (which can be sent directly to patients from the herbal dispensary) as well as prescribing medications to their local pharmacy if needed.  

66] -- If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs, records, tarps and table cloths, contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at

67] -- Can you use any book shelves? Contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski2001 at

68] -- Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons: A growing group of leaders around the world is calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons and a majority of the global public agrees.  This is an historic window of opportunity.  With momentum already building in favor of Zero, a major show of support from people around the world could tip the balance. When it comes to nuclear weapons, one is one too many.

69] – A Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil takes place every day in Lafayette Park, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 24 hours a day, since June 3, 1981. Go to; call 202-682-4282.

Donations can be sent to Max Obuszewski, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt. 206, Baltimore, MD 21212.  Ph: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] Go to

“One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the US around through nonviolent revolution. But one thing favors such an attempt: the total inability of violence to change anything for the better" - Daniel Berrigan